Tohoku University

Tohoku University Ranking

country rank: 6
world rank: 384

University Overview

Tohoku University ranking, founded in 1907, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in Sendai, Miyagi, amid the urban environment of the metropolitan (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 people). University is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution that is officially recognized by Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology. Tohoku University provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees like as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information about Tohoku University ranking, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 113-year-old Japanese university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams. The Tohoku University acceptance rate from 0 to 10%, making this Japanese higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Tohoku University also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Tohoku University Ranking

University Identity

Name Tohoku University
Founded 1907
Motto Open-Door, Research First and Practice-Oriented Research and Education
Colours Purple

University Location

Address 2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku Sendai 980-8577 Miyagi Japan
Tel +81 (22) 217 4844
Fax +81 (22) 217 4846

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 41 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku Sendai 980-8576 (22) 795 7776

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
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 Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
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)

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