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Tohoku University

  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

Tohoku University was founded in 1907 as the third imperial university, during the period when Japan had begun to transform itself into a modernized society. Since then, it has played a leading role in both research and education in Japan, and is now ranked among the top universities in the Asia-Pacific region. From the start Tohoku University has maintained uniqueness within Japan. The university has always conceived strong loyalty to science while other former imperial universities have tried to meet the governmental needs. This has resulted in remarkable success in the University's own research and also the cultivation of brilliant students who have maintained a desire for science even after they left the university. A typical example, and probably the best known is Mr. Koichi Tanaka, the 2002 Nobel Prize laureate and a graduate of the class of 1983. The university sees science as something to be used for the good of humanity. This has encouraged us to apply the most advanced scientific knowledge in various fields such as engineering, medicine, and law, to the needs of society. The university is widely regarded as one of the most active in industry-university cooperation in Japan. We have also placed great emphasis...
75=
2012
75=
2013
71=
2014
74
2015
75.20
Overall Score
86
Academic Reputation
72.1
Employer Reputation
97.1
Faculty Student
61.4
Citations per Faculty
17=
2013
11
2014
31
2015
22
2016
83.30
Overall Score
88.2
Academic Reputation
83.6
Employer Reputation
77
Citations per Paper
81.5
H-index Citations
67=
2013
61
2014
42
2015
81.70
Overall Score
87.5
Academic Reputation
72.1
Employer Reputation
77.9
Citations per Paper
83.7
H-index Citations
17
2013
18=
2014
20
2015
20
2016
Asian University Rankings
90.30
Overall Score
98.4
Academic Reputation
93.6
Employer Reputation
99.8
Faculty Student
97.5
Faculty Staff with PhD
80.5
Papers per Faculty
75.7
Citations per Paper
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,420
International
234
With PhD
2,994

Number of students

17,860
Postgraduate 38%
Undergraduate 62%

Number of international students

1,470
Postgraduate 83%
Undergraduate 17%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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