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The University of Tokyo

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Tokyo was established in 1877 as the first national university in Japan. As a leading research university, the University of Tokyo offers courses in essentially all academic disciplines at both undergraduate and graduate levels and conducts research across the full spectrum of academic activity. The university aims to provide its students with a rich and varied academic environment that ensures opportunities for both intellectual development and the acquisition of professional knowledge and skills. The University of Tokyo has a faculty of over 4,500 and a total enrollment of about 29,000, evenly divided between undergraduate and graduate students. As of 2009 there were 2,555 international students, and in 2008 over 3,500 foreign researchers come annually to the university for both short and extended visits while 9,130 academics visited foreign universities for academic purposes. The University of Tokyo is known for the excellence of its faculty and students and ever since its foundation many of its graduates have gone on to become leaders in government, business, and the academic world.
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2014
39
2015
34
2016
  • 82.60
    Overall Score
  • 100
    Academic Reputation
  • 99.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 92.2
    Faculty Student
  • 64.4
    Citations per Faculty
13
2014
6
2015
7
2016
  • 89.40
    Overall Score
  • 91.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 84.4
    Employer Reputation
9
2014
9
2015
  • 91.30
    Overall Score
  • 94.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 88.3
    Employer Reputation
  • 84.6
    Citations per Paper
  • 93.9
    H-index Citations
10
2014
12
2015
13
2016
Asian University Rankings
  • 94.00
    Overall Score
  • 100
    Academic Reputation
  • 100
    Employer Reputation
  • 98.4
    Faculty Student
  • 90.8
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 86.8
    Papers per Faculty
  • 92.4
    Citations per Paper
  • 24.4
    International Faculty
  • 54
    International Students
  • 11.7
    Inbound Exchange
  • 9.3
    Outbound Exchange
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
4,515
International
239

Number of students

27,348
Postgraduate 49%
Undergraduate 51%

Number of international students

2,422
Postgraduate 90%
Undergraduate 10%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.