Tohoku University

country rank  7
world rank  331

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University Overview

Established in 1907, Tohoku University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Sendai (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Miyagi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Tohoku University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Tohoku University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 111 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name 東北大学
Acronym
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 (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
980-8577 Miyagi
Japan
T +81 (22) 217 4844
F +81 (22) 217 4846

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 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 Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office 41 Kawauchi, Aoba-ku
Sendai 980-8576
+81 (22) 795 7776

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

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)
  • National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (NIAD-UE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019