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Hokkaido University

Location Kita 8, Nishi 5, Kita-ku, Sapporo, JP, Sapporo Japan
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Ranking

# =141

QS World University Rankings
Hokkaido University was founded in 1876 as Sapporo Agricultural College- the nation's first institute of higher education to award bachelor's degrees. "Boys, be ambitious!," the phrase Dr. William S. Clark, the first Vice-Principal, was quoted as saying to his students before leaving Sapporo, is well known among the Japan's youth and also serves as Hokkaido University's maxim.Hokkaido University upholds "The Frontier Spirit," "Global Perspectives," "All-round Education" and "Practical Learning" - concepts that have been developed over its history of more than 130 years as the basic philosophies of education and research. Currently, all the faculty members, students and graduates are making concerted efforts to transform their campus into a global base for education and research.
Hokkaido University was founded in 1876 as Sapporo Agricultural College- the nation's first institute of higher education to award bachelor's degrees. "Boys, be ambitious!," the phrase Dr. William S. Clark, the first Vice-Principal, was quoted as saying to his students before leaving Sapporo, is well known among the Japan's youth and also serves as Hokkaido University's maxim.Hokkaido University upholds "The Frontier Spirit," "Global Perspectives," "All-round Education" and "Practical Learning" - concepts that have been developed over its history of more than 130 years as the basic philosophies of education and research. Currently, all the faculty members, students and graduates are making concerted efforts to transform their campus into a global base for education and research.

Rankings & ratings

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #138
  • 2014
    #144
  • 2015
    #135
  • 2016
    #=139
  • 2017
    #130
  • 2018
    #=122
  • 2019
    #=128
  • 2020
    #132
  • 2021
    #139
  • 2022
    #145
  • 2023
    #=141

Ranking criteria

51.9
Overall
55.6
Academic Reputation
60.7
Employer Reputation
77.8
Faculty Student Ratio
30
Citations per Faculty
18.3
International Faculty Ratio
17.2
International Students Ratio
72.8
International Research Network
16.7
Employment Outcomes

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