100 Best universities for Chemistry in Japan

Below is the list of best universities in Japan ranked based on their research performance in Chemistry. A graph of 17.2M citations received by 703K academic papers made by 300 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.

For Chemistry

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

For Chemistry

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

For Chemistry

#3 in Japan
#4 in Asia
#10 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
17,831
Founded
1907

For Chemistry

#4 in Japan
#5 in Asia
#12 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
23,316
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1931

For Chemistry

#5 in Japan
#9 in Asia
#27 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
10,357
Founded
1881

For Chemistry

#6 in Japan
#13 in Asia
#36 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,959
Founded
1911

For Chemistry

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

For Chemistry

#8 in Japan
#20 in Asia
#52 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
18,628
Founded
1918

For Chemistry

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

For Chemistry

#10 in Japan
#65 in Asia
#183 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,226
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#11 in Japan
#73 in Asia
#220 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
13,054
Founded
1922

For Chemistry

#12 in Japan
#78 in Asia
#249 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
15,986
Founded
1902

For Chemistry

#13 in Japan
#81 in Asia
#263 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,500
Founded
1858

For Chemistry

#14 in Japan
#83 in Asia
#268 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
13,983
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#15 in Japan
#87 in Asia
#286 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1881

For Chemistry

#16 in Japan
#89 in Asia
#295 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
50,221
Founded
1882

For Chemistry

#17 in Japan
#99 in Asia
#323 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#18 in Japan
#106 in Asia
#352 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
8,051
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#19 in Japan
#117 in Asia
#376 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
10,111
Male:Female
64:36
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#20 in Japan
#119 in Asia
#380 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
7,629
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#21 in Japan
#121 in Asia
#388 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#22 in Japan
#128 in Asia
#407 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
5,776
Founded
1905

For Chemistry

#23 in Japan
#133 in Asia
#415 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#24 in Japan
#135 in Asia
#425 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#25 in Japan
#139 in Asia
#431 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
9,126
Founded
2005

For Chemistry

#26 in Japan
#150 in Asia
#459 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
10,090
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#27 in Japan
#153 in Asia
#464 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1976

For Chemistry

#28 in Japan
#166 in Asia
#507 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1928

For Chemistry

#29 in Japan
#170 in Asia
#518 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#30 in Japan
#172 in Asia
#524 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
7,323
Male:Female
65:35
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#31 in Japan
#175 in Asia
#537 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,289
Founded
1922

For Chemistry

#32 in Japan
#176 in Asia
#541 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#33 in Japan
#177 in Asia
#543 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1976

For Chemistry

#34 in Japan
#178 in Asia
#544 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#35 in Japan
#179 in Asia
#545 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1946

For Chemistry

#36 in Japan
#185 in Asia
#557 in the World
Enrollment
77,651
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1889

For Chemistry

#37 in Japan
#186 in Asia
#561 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
9,150
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

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

For Chemistry

#39 in Japan
#191 in Asia
#576 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,145
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#40 in Japan
#192 in Asia
#578 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
6,556
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#41 in Japan
#195 in Asia
#591 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,267
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#42 in Japan
#200 in Asia
#604 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,876
Founded
1907

For Chemistry

#43 in Japan
#208 in Asia
#621 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
30,178
Male:Female
60:40
Founded
1922

For Chemistry

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

For Chemistry

#45 in Japan
#231 in Asia
#678 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#46 in Japan
#237 in Asia
#690 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Founded
1991

For Chemistry

#47 in Japan
#240 in Asia
#694 in the World
Enrollment
28,535
Founded
1946

For Chemistry

#48 in Japan
#247 in Asia
#715 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
6,195
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#49 in Japan
#249 in Asia
#719 in the World
Enrollment
891
Male:Female
83:17
Founded
1990

For Chemistry

#50 in Japan
#258 in Asia
#738 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1975

For Chemistry

#51 in Japan
#261 in Asia
#742 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
5,329
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#52 in Japan
#266 in Asia
#751 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#53 in Japan
#274 in Asia
#769 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
9,031
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#54 in Japan
#277 in Asia
#774 in the World
Enrollment
3,835
Founded
1926

For Chemistry

#55 in Japan
#279 in Asia
#780 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
8,576
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1962

For Chemistry

#56 in Japan
#287 in Asia
#797 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1981

For Chemistry

#57 in Japan
#295 in Asia
#816 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,367
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#58 in Japan
#301 in Asia
#829 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Founded
1987

For Chemistry

#59 in Japan
#305 in Asia
#839 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
8,249
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#60 in Japan
#308 in Asia
#848 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Founded
1899

For Chemistry

#61 in Japan
#321 in Asia
#873 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Founded
1950

For Chemistry

#62 in Japan
#329 in Asia
#899 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
28,642
Male:Female
62:38
Founded
1920

For Chemistry

#63 in Japan
#333 in Asia
#906 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
6,695
Founded
2004

For Chemistry

#64 in Japan
#344 in Asia
#935 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
13,280
Founded
1913

For Chemistry

#65 in Japan
#352 in Asia
#956 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#66 in Japan
#362 in Asia
#978 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
5,157
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#67 in Japan
#363 in Asia
#981 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1966

For Chemistry

#68 in Japan
#366 in Asia
#991 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,539
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#69 in Japan
#367 in Asia
#994 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Founded
1928

For Chemistry

#70 in Japan
#372 in Asia
#1011 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#71 in Japan
#374 in Asia
#1014 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Founded
1932

For Chemistry

#72 in Japan
#384 in Asia
#1031 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
2,301
Male:Female
34:66
Founded
1884

For Chemistry

#73 in Japan
#386 in Asia
#1033 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
18,693
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#74 in Japan
#392 in Asia
#1043 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Founded
1938

For Chemistry

#75 in Japan
#394 in Asia
#1047 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
20,356
Founded
1934

For Chemistry

#76 in Japan
#412 in Asia
#1079 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#77 in Japan
#418 in Asia
#1093 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1925

For Chemistry

#78 in Japan
#426 in Asia
#1101 in the World
Enrollment
6,050
Founded
1962

For Chemistry

#79 in Japan
#433 in Asia
#1120 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1988

For Chemistry

#80 in Japan
#437 in Asia
#1129 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
5,167
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#81 in Japan
#441 in Asia
#1138 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
19,776
Founded
1874

For Chemistry

#82 in Japan
#447 in Asia
#1153 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
5,781
Male:Female
62:38
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#83 in Japan
#448 in Asia
#1155 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#84 in Japan
#450 in Asia
#1157 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Founded
1965

For Chemistry

#85 in Japan
#452 in Asia
#1159 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
31,339
Founded
1881

For Chemistry

#86 in Japan
#456 in Asia
#1167 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Founded
1928

For Chemistry

#87 in Japan
#466 in Asia
#1185 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1950

For Chemistry

#88 in Japan
#479 in Asia
#1210 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
2,075
Founded
1874

For Chemistry

#89 in Japan
#487 in Asia
#1226 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
15,500
Founded
1912

For Chemistry

#90 in Japan
#492 in Asia
#1233 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
9,186
Founded
1877

For Chemistry

#91 in Japan
#495 in Asia
#1236 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#92 in Japan
#499 in Asia
#1243 in the World
Enrollment
3,802
Founded
1836

For Chemistry

#93 in Japan
#507 in Asia
#1257 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1887

For Chemistry

#94 in Japan
#508 in Asia
#1260 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1885

For Chemistry

#95 in Japan
#521 in Asia
#1289 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1959

For Chemistry

#96 in Japan
#529 in Asia
#1301 in the World
Founded
1895

For Chemistry

#97 in Japan
#530 in Asia
#1302 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1949

For Chemistry

#98 in Japan
#542 in Asia
#1326 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1872

For Chemistry

#99 in Japan
#559 in Asia
#1356 in the World
Enrollment
29,300
Male:Female
59:41
Founded
1887

For Chemistry

#100 in Japan
#572 in Asia
#1379 in the World
Enrollment
9,853
Founded
1942

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