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Osaka University

Location

Suita, Osaka City Japan

Ranking

# 86QS World University Rankings

About Osaka University

Ranked 17th in the QS University Rankings: Asia 2016, Osaka University is the sixth oldest university in Japan, having originally been founded in 1724. The 63rd best university in the world according to the QS World University Rankings® 2018, the Japanese university also ranks among the top 40 universities in the world for: 
  • Dentistry
  • Chemical engineering 
  • Physics and astronomy 
  • Natural sciences

About Osaka University

Ranked 17th in the QS University Rankings: Asia 2016, Osaka University is the sixth oldest university in Japan, having originally been founded in 1724. The 63rd best university in the world according to the QS World University Rankings® 2018, the Japanese university also ranks among the top 40 universities in the world for: 
  • Dentistry
  • Chemical engineering 
  • Physics and astronomy 
  • Natural sciences

University information

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2,293
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79%
2,131
87%
13%

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Rankings & ratings

Osaka University is one of the top universities in Osaka City, Japan. It is ranked #86 in QS World University Rankings 2025.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #50
  • 2014
    #55
  • 2015
    #=55
  • 2016
    #58
  • 2017
    #=63
  • 2018
    #63
  • 2019
    #67
  • 2020
    #71
  • 2021
    #72
  • 2022
    #=75
  • 2023
    #68
  • 2024
    #80
  • 2025
    #86

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