Tohoku University

2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku, Sendai

  • #=82 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 17,717Total Students
  • 3,323Faculty
  • 1,872Int'l Students

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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/

About

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/

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #=75
  • 2014
    #=75
  • 2015
    #=71
  • 2016
    #74
  • 2017
    #=75
  • 2018
    #=76
  • 2019
    #77
  • 2020
    #82
  • 2021
    #79
  • 2022
    #=82

Ranking criteria

65.2
Overall
71.4
Academic Reputation
73.8
Employer Reputation
98.4
Faculty Student Ratio
41.3
Citations per Faculty
3.6
International Faculty Ratio
16.5
International Students Ratio

Student & Staff

Total students
17,717

39%
61%

International students
1,872

88%
12%

Total faculty staff
3,323

240
3083

Total students
17,717

39%
61%

International students
1,872

88%
12%

Total faculty staff
3,323

3083
240
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Campus locations

Katahira Campus,

2-1-1 Katahira, Aoba-ku , Sendai , Miyagi , Japan , 980-8577

Kawauchi Campus,

41 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku , Sendai , Miyagi , Japan , 980-8576

Aobayama Campus,

6-3, Aoba, Aramaki, Aoba-ku , Sendai , Miyagi , Japan , 980-8578

Seiryo Campus,

2-1 Seiryo-machi, Aoba-ku , Sendai , Miyagi , Japan , 980-8574

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