Osaka University

1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka

  • #=75 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 22,618Total Students
  • 3,127Faculty
  • 2,268Int'l Students

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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

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 highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #50
  • 2014
    #55
  • 2015
    #=55
  • 2016
    #58
  • 2017
    #=63
  • 2018
    #63
  • 2019
    #67
  • 2020
    #71
  • 2021
    #=72
  • 2022
    #=75

Ranking criteria

66.2
Overall
80.6
Academic Reputation
80.6
Employer Reputation
79.1
Faculty Student Ratio
43.4
Citations per Faculty
7.7
International Faculty Ratio
15.1
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
22,618

35%
65%

International students
2,268

78%
22%

Total faculty staff
3,127

341
2786

Total students
22,618

35%
65%

International students
2,268

78%
22%

Total faculty staff
3,127

2786
341
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Campus locations

Suita,

1-1 Yamadaoka, Suita , Osaka , Japan , 565 - 0871

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