70 Best universities for Zoology in Japan

Below is the list of best universities in Japan ranked based on their research performance in Zoology. A graph of 244K citations received by 14.1K academic papers made by 70 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 Zoology

#1 in Asia
#17 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
28,171
Founded
1877

2. Hokkaido University

For Zoology

#2 in Asia
#28 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
18,628
Founded
1918

3. Kyoto University

For Zoology

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

4. Kyushu University

For Zoology

#8 in Asia
#150 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,959
Founded
1911

5. University of the Ryukyus

For Zoology

#9 in Asia
#158 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1950

6. Hiroshima University

For Zoology

#11 in Asia
#205 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,226
Founded
1949

7. Tohoku University

For Zoology

#13 in Asia
#213 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
17,831
Founded
1907

8. Nagasaki University

For Zoology

#16 in Asia
#246 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
9,150
Founded
1949

9. Ehime University

For Zoology

#17 in Asia
#266 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,267
Founded
1949

10. Nagoya University

For Zoology

#19 in Asia
#280 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
16,376
Founded
1939

11. University of Tsukuba

For Zoology

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

12. Okayama University

For Zoology

#29 in Asia
#345 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
13,054
Founded
1922

13. Kagoshima University

For Zoology

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

14. Osaka City University

For Zoology

#36 in Asia
#380 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1928

15. Kobe University

For Zoology

#40 in Asia
#400 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
15,986
Founded
1902

16. Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

For Zoology

#42 in Asia
#416 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
2003

17. Kochi University

For Zoology

#47 in Asia
#430 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1949

18. Nihon University

For Zoology

#49 in Asia
#432 in the World
Enrollment
77,651
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1889

19. Mie University

For Zoology

#52 in Asia
#459 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
8,455
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1949

20. Gifu University

For Zoology

#54 in Asia
#475 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
7,323
Male:Female
65:35
Founded
1949

21. Tokyo Metropolitan University

For Zoology

#56 in Asia
#486 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
9,126
Founded
2005

22. Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology

For Zoology

#57 in Asia
#489 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Founded
1949

23. Tokyo Institute of Technology

For Zoology

#61 in Asia
#501 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
10,357
Founded
1881

24. Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine

For Zoology

#72 in Asia
#540 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,337
Founded
1941

25. Ibaraki University

For Zoology

#73 in Asia
#541 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
8,249
Founded
1949

26. Chiba University

For Zoology

#75 in Asia
#546 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
13,983
Founded
1949

27. Kitasato University

For Zoology

#82 in Asia
#579 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
8,576
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1962

28. Kindai University

For Zoology

#85 in Asia
#592 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,145
Founded
1949

29. Tokyo University of Agriculture

For Zoology

#87 in Asia
#599 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1891

30. Shinshu University

For Zoology

#88 in Asia
#602 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

31. Osaka University

For Zoology

#92 in Asia
#622 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
23,316
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1931

32. Toho University

For Zoology

#93 in Asia
#624 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1925

33. Yamaguchi University

For Zoology

#101 in Asia
#653 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

34. Nara Women's University

For Zoology

#103 in Asia
#661 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1908

35. Graduate University for Advanced Studies

For Zoology

#107 in Asia
#682 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1988

36. Hirosaki University

For Zoology

#112 in Asia
#693 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1949

37. University of Miyazaki

For Zoology

#115 in Asia
#701 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1949

38. Oita University

For Zoology

#119 in Asia
#710 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
5,781
Male:Female
62:38
Founded
1949

39. Keio University

For Zoology

#125 in Asia
#732 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,500
Founded
1858

40. Azabu University

For Zoology

#139 in Asia
#760 in the World
Founded
1890

41. University of Toyama

For Zoology

#143 in Asia
#773 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1975

42. Shizuoka University

For Zoology

#148 in Asia
#785 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
10,090
Founded
1949

43. Kumamoto University

For Zoology

#151 in Asia
#796 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
7,629
Founded
1949

44. Kanazawa University

For Zoology

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

45. Tokyo Gakugei University

For Zoology

#155 in Asia
#805 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1949

46. Niigata University

For Zoology

#162 in Asia
#822 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,289
Founded
1922

47. Tokai University

For Zoology

#166 in Asia
#837 in the World
Enrollment
28,535
Founded
1946

48. Saga University

For Zoology

#168 in Asia
#840 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1949

49. Osaka Prefecture University

For Zoology

#169 in Asia
#842 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
8,051
Founded
1949

50. Iwate University

For Zoology

#171 in Asia
#845 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,367
Founded
1949

51. Rakuno Gakuen University

For Zoology

#178 in Asia
#855 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
3,552
Male:Female
59:41
Founded
1933

52. Yamagata University

For Zoology

#185 in Asia
#871 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1949

53. Waseda University

For Zoology

#189 in Asia
#882 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
50,221
Founded
1882

54. Yokohama National University

For Zoology

#194 in Asia
#902 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1949

55. Tottori University

For Zoology

#197 in Asia
#909 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
6,195
Founded
1949

56. Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST)

For Zoology

#201 in Asia
#916 in the World
Enrollment
237
Male:Female
56:44

57. Tamagawa University

For Zoology

#212 in Asia
#942 in the World
Founded
1929

58. Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University

For Zoology

#216 in Asia
#958 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Founded
1881

59. Utsunomiya University

For Zoology

#226 in Asia
#982 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1949

61. Fukui Prefectural University

For Zoology

#235 in Asia
#998 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Founded
1992

62. Yokohama City University

For Zoology

#237 in Asia
#1003 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Founded
1928

63. Shimane University

For Zoology

#245 in Asia
#1020 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1949

64. Kagawa University

For Zoology

#246 in Asia
#1021 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,539
Founded
1949

65. Tokyo Medical and Dental University

For Zoology

#252 in Asia
#1037 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1946

66. Okayama University of Science

For Zoology

#254 in Asia
#1042 in the World
Enrollment
6,050
Founded
1962

67. Meijo University

For Zoology

#258 in Asia
#1050 in the World
Enrollment
3,835
Founded
1926

68. University of Hyogo

For Zoology

#268 in Asia
#1064 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
6,695
Founded
2004

69. Kwansei Gakuin University

For Zoology

#273 in Asia
#1076 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
15,500
Founded
1912

70. University of Shiga Prefecture

For Zoology

#278 in Asia
#1082 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
2,806
Founded
1995

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