The University of Tokyo

The University of Tokyo Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 100

University Overview

The University of Tokyo ranking, founded in 1877, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of Tokyo’s vast city (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). There are additional branch campuses for this school in the following cities: Kashiwa, Komaba. The University of Tokyo ranking (TODAI) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. The University of Tokyo (TODAI) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 143-year-old Japanese university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams. The admittance rate ranges from 0 to 10%, making this Japanese higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. TODAI also offers students with a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

The University of Tokyo Ranking

University Identity

Name The University of Tokyo
Acronym TODAI
Founded 1877
Colours Light blue

University Location

Address 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku Tokyo 113-8654 Tokyo Japan
Tel +81 (3) 3812 2111
Fax +81
Other locations Komaba, Kashiwa

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office 7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku Tokyo 113-8654 (3) 5841 1222

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU) Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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