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Tohoku University

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The first university in Japan to admit female and international students, Tohoku University continues to this day to recruit the world’s most talented scientists and researchers to pass the torch and carry out groundbreaking research. The 20th best university in Asia according to the QS University Rankings: Asia 2016, Tohoku University is one of the best Asian universities to dominate the global rankings. Indeed, it was ranked joint 76th in the world in the QS World University Rankings® 2018.

https://www.tohoku.ac.jp/en/

74
2016
=75
2017
=76
2018
  • 69
    Overall Score
  • 78.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 48.4
    Citations per Faculty
  • 66
    Employer Reputation
  • 98.1
    Faculty Student
11
2014
=31
2015
22
2016
22
2017
  • 84.8
    Overall Score
  • 92
    Academic Reputation
  • 79
    Citations per Paper
  • 85.7
    Employer Reputation
  • 78.7
    H-index Citations
=18
2015
20
2016
20
2017
161-170
2018
20
2018
Asian University Rankings
  • 89.9
    Overall Score
  • 97.3
    Academic Reputation
  • 94.5
    Employer Reputation
  • 99.9
    Faculty Student
  • 36.8
    International Faculty
  • 60.9
    International Students
  • 49.3
    Inbound Exchange
  • 16.4
    Outbound Exchange
  • 95.7
    Faculty Staff with PhD
  • 83.4
    Papers per Faculty
  • 45.7
    Citations per Paper
=18
2015
20
2016
20
2017
161-170
2018
20
2018
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 42.2-43.4
    Overall Score
  • 51.4
    Employer Reputation
  • 92.7
    Partnerships with Employers
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
3,411
International
264

Number of students

17,827
Postgraduate 38%
Undergraduate 62%

Number of international students

1,604
Postgraduate 84%
Undergraduate 16%
The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.

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