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Kyushu University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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Kyushu University's history can be traced back to 1903 when it was established as Fukuoka Medical College affiliated to Kyoto Imperial University. In 1911, Kyushu Imperial University was re-established as one of the former seven imperial universities in Japan, and it was renamed to Kyushu University in 1947. In its history of nearly 100 years, Kyushu University has contributed to higher education in Japan. In October 2003, the university has taken advantage of new research opportunities by integrating the Kyushu Institute of Design. This integration created a unique academic environment where Science of Kyushu University and Aesthetic sense and creativity of the Kyushu Institute of Design were merged. Kyushu University was reorganized to become a national university corporation in April 2005, having been striving for further progress of education and research. Kyushu University has 8 campuses including the newly built campus in Ito area. The Faculty of Engineering moved to Ito Campus in October 2006, and other faculties will be relocated over the next ten years. With an undergraduate enrollment of 12011 and a graduate enrollment of 7186, Kyushu University has currently 11 undergraduate schools, 17 graduate schools, 3 attached research instititions and 1 university hospital. There are 3258 faculty...
142
2016
135
2017
128
2018
  • 58.2
    Overall Score
  • 63.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 31.9
    Citations per Faculty
  • 62
    Employer Reputation
  • 91.1
    Faculty Student
51-100
2016
=24
2017
  • 66.4
    Overall Score
  • 53.8
    Academic Reputation
  • 81.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 80.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 74.5
    H-index Citations
24
2015
28
2016
32
2017
101-150
2017
141-150
2018
29
2018
Asian University Rankings
  • 84.1
    Overall Score
  • 91.1
    Academic Reputation
  • 92.1
    Employer Reputation
  • 99.8
    Faculty Student
  • 41.2
    International Faculty
  • 64.6
    International Students
  • 21.2
    Inbound Exchange
  • 11.4
    Outbound Exchange
  • 80.1
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 71
    Papers per Faculty
  • 41
    Citations per Paper
24
2015
28
2016
32
2017
101-150
2017
141-150
2018
29
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 45.9-48.5
    Overall Score
  • 75.4
    Employer-Student Connections
  • 37.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 85.6
    Partnerships with Employers
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
2,858
International
246

Number of students

18,660
Postgraduate 37%
Undergraduate 63%

Number of international students

1,787
Postgraduate 84%
Undergraduate 16%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.