Osaka University

country rank  6
world rank  352

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University Overview

Founded in 1931, Osaka University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Suita (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Osaka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Osaka University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Osaka University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 87 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Japanese higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name 大阪大学
Acronym
Founded 1931 Origins date back to 1724
Motto Live Locally, Grow Globally
Colours Sky blue

University Location

Address 1-1 Yamadaoka
Suita (population range: 250,000-499,999)
565-0871 Osaka
Japan
T +81 (66) 877 5111
F +81 (66) 879 7106

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Osaka University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan


Year of first Accreditation
1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)

Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018