36 Best universities for Paleontology in Japan

Below is the list of best universities in Japan ranked based on their research performance in Paleontology. A graph of 115K citations received by 4.45K academic papers made by 36 universities in Japan was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. University of Tokyo

For Paleontology

#2 in Asia
#43 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
28,171
Founded
1877

2. Tohoku University

For Paleontology

#12 in Asia
#156 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
17,831
Founded
1907

3. Kyoto University

For Paleontology

#16 in Asia
#183 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,615
Male:Female
76:24
Founded
1897

4. Hokkaido University

For Paleontology

#17 in Asia
#210 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
18,628
Founded
1918

5. Tokyo Institute of Technology

For Paleontology

#19 in Asia
#216 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
10,357
Founded
1881

6. Kochi University

For Paleontology

#22 in Asia
#231 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1949

7. Kyushu University

For Paleontology

#27 in Asia
#284 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,959
Founded
1911

8. Nagoya University

For Paleontology

#31 in Asia
#302 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
16,376
Founded
1939

9. Niigata University

For Paleontology

#35 in Asia
#321 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,289
Founded
1922

10. Kobe University

For Paleontology

#38 in Asia
#332 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
15,986
Founded
1902

11. University of Tsukuba

For Paleontology

#39 in Asia
#334 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
16,525
Male:Female
61:39
Founded
1973

12. Kumamoto University

For Paleontology

#46 in Asia
#391 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
7,629
Founded
1949

13. Shizuoka University

For Paleontology

#47 in Asia
#393 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
10,090
Founded
1949

14. Chiba University

For Paleontology

#48 in Asia
#399 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
13,983
Founded
1949

15. Osaka City University

For Paleontology

#50 in Asia
#407 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1928

16. Shimane University

For Paleontology

#53 in Asia
#426 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1949

17. Kanazawa University

For Paleontology

#54 in Asia
#427 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
10,111
Male:Female
64:36
Founded
1949

18. University of the Ryukyus

For Paleontology

#56 in Asia
#437 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1950

19. Hiroshima University

For Paleontology

#61 in Asia
#464 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,226
Founded
1949

20. Tokyo Metropolitan University

For Paleontology

#68 in Asia
#487 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
9,126
Founded
2005

21. Fukuoka University

For Paleontology

#69 in Asia
#491 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
20,356
Founded
1934

22. Ehime University

For Paleontology

#79 in Asia
#526 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,267
Founded
1949

23. Yokohama National University

For Paleontology

#80 in Asia
#528 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1949

24. Ibaraki University

For Paleontology

#84 in Asia
#543 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
8,249
Founded
1949

25. Tokyo Gakugei University

For Paleontology

#85 in Asia
#548 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1949

26. University of Toyama

For Paleontology

#88 in Asia
#558 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1975

27. Yamagata University

For Paleontology

#90 in Asia
#561 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1949

28. Yamaguchi University

For Paleontology

#97 in Asia
#589 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

29. Waseda University

For Paleontology

#98 in Asia
#603 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
50,221
Founded
1882

30. Shinshu University

For Paleontology

#114 in Asia
#639 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

31. Okayama University of Science

For Paleontology

#116 in Asia
#647 in the World
Enrollment
6,050
Founded
1962

32. Osaka Prefecture University

For Paleontology

#120 in Asia
#671 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
8,051
Founded
1949

33. Okayama University

For Paleontology

#123 in Asia
#700 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
13,054
Founded
1922

34. Kagawa University

For Paleontology

#125 in Asia
#704 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,539
Founded
1949

35. Akita University

For Paleontology

#126 in Asia
#713 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
5,157
Founded
1949

36. Kagoshima University

For Paleontology

#128 in Asia
#721 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
10,661
Male:Female
62:38
Founded
1949

The best cities to study Paleontology in Japan based on the number of universities and their ranks are Tokyo, Sendai, Kyoto, and Sapporo.