100 Best universities for Engineering in Japan

Below is the list of best universities in Japan ranked based on their research performance in Engineering. A graph of 10.8M citations received by 652K academic papers made by 278 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 Engineering

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

For Engineering

#2 in Japan
#8 in Asia
#22 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
17,831
Founded
1907

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

#11 in Japan
#94 in Asia
#245 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
50,221
Founded
1882

For Engineering

#12 in Japan
#103 in Asia
#274 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,226
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#13 in Japan
#115 in Asia
#321 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1881

For Engineering

#14 in Japan
#126 in Asia
#363 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
5,776
Founded
1905

For Engineering

#15 in Japan
#127 in Asia
#365 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
15,986
Founded
1902

For Engineering

#16 in Japan
#130 in Asia
#378 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#17 in Japan
#131 in Asia
#383 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
8,051
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#18 in Japan
#137 in Asia
#406 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
13,054
Founded
1922

For Engineering

#19 in Japan
#138 in Asia
#411 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
13,983
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#20 in Japan
#147 in Asia
#430 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
9,126
Founded
2005

For Engineering

#21 in Japan
#149 in Asia
#438 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1976

For Engineering

#22 in Japan
#151 in Asia
#449 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#23 in Japan
#152 in Asia
#455 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
10,090
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#24 in Japan
#154 in Asia
#464 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
5,329
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#25 in Japan
#156 in Asia
#469 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1976

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

#27 in Japan
#163 in Asia
#485 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,876
Founded
1907

For Engineering

#28 in Japan
#189 in Asia
#559 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#29 in Japan
#190 in Asia
#562 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
7,629
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#30 in Japan
#194 in Asia
#574 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#31 in Japan
#197 in Asia
#580 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
10,111
Male:Female
64:36
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#32 in Japan
#213 in Asia
#632 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#33 in Japan
#214 in Asia
#634 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Founded
1899

For Engineering

#34 in Japan
#215 in Asia
#638 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,289
Founded
1922

For Engineering

#35 in Japan
#217 in Asia
#642 in the World
Enrollment
77,651
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1889

For Engineering

#36 in Japan
#231 in Asia
#677 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#37 in Japan
#233 in Asia
#686 in the World
Enrollment
28,535
Founded
1946

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

#39 in Japan
#235 in Asia
#690 in the World
Enrollment
891
Male:Female
83:17
Founded
1990

For Engineering

#40 in Japan
#239 in Asia
#700 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
9,031
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#41 in Japan
#241 in Asia
#706 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1946

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

#43 in Japan
#248 in Asia
#725 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
7,323
Male:Female
65:35
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#44 in Japan
#249 in Asia
#727 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Founded
1991

For Engineering

#45 in Japan
#250 in Asia
#731 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#46 in Japan
#254 in Asia
#739 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
375
Founded
1981

For Engineering

#47 in Japan
#260 in Asia
#750 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
30,178
Male:Female
60:40
Founded
1922

For Engineering

#48 in Japan
#271 in Asia
#777 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
9,150
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#49 in Japan
#273 in Asia
#780 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1949

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

#51 in Japan
#288 in Asia
#806 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
8,249
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#52 in Japan
#297 in Asia
#827 in the World
Enrollment
3,835
Founded
1926

For Engineering

#53 in Japan
#312 in Asia
#859 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1928

For Engineering

#54 in Japan
#321 in Asia
#881 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
13,280
Founded
1913

For Engineering

#55 in Japan
#330 in Asia
#898 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,145
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#56 in Japan
#334 in Asia
#908 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,267
Founded
1949

For Engineering

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

For Engineering

#58 in Japan
#342 in Asia
#920 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1975

For Engineering

#59 in Japan
#362 in Asia
#968 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,367
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#60 in Japan
#366 in Asia
#976 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
6,695
Founded
2004

For Engineering

#61 in Japan
#371 in Asia
#992 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Founded
1938

For Engineering

#62 in Japan
#373 in Asia
#994 in the World
Founded
1907

For Engineering

#63 in Japan
#379 in Asia
#1007 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Founded
1965

For Engineering

#64 in Japan
#380 in Asia
#1008 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#65 in Japan
#384 in Asia
#1014 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
31,339
Founded
1881

For Engineering

#66 in Japan
#406 in Asia
#1064 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
5,167
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#67 in Japan
#409 in Asia
#1070 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
6,195
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#68 in Japan
#410 in Asia
#1071 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Founded
1880

For Engineering

#69 in Japan
#440 in Asia
#1142 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
5,157
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#70 in Japan
#446 in Asia
#1156 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
19,776
Founded
1874

For Engineering

#71 in Japan
#453 in Asia
#1171 in the World
Enrollment
9,853
Founded
1942

For Engineering

#72 in Japan
#457 in Asia
#1180 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#73 in Japan
#463 in Asia
#1190 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
18,693
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#74 in Japan
#466 in Asia
#1195 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1885

For Engineering

#75 in Japan
#467 in Asia
#1196 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#76 in Japan
#478 in Asia
#1220 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1950

For Engineering

#77 in Japan
#480 in Asia
#1222 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
2,019
Founded
1960

For Engineering

#78 in Japan
#481 in Asia
#1224 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#79 in Japan
#487 in Asia
#1236 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1959

For Engineering

#80 in Japan
#492 in Asia
#1245 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
5,781
Male:Female
62:38
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#81 in Japan
#518 in Asia
#1293 in the World
Founded
1922

For Engineering

#82 in Japan
#520 in Asia
#1295 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,539
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#83 in Japan
#526 in Asia
#1304 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1887

For Engineering

#84 in Japan
#556 in Asia
#1372 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
20,356
Founded
1934

For Engineering

#85 in Japan
#557 in Asia
#1373 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1639

For Engineering

#86 in Japan
#558 in Asia
#1377 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Enrollment
2,074
Founded
1997

For Engineering

#87 in Japan
#559 in Asia
#1378 in the World
Enrollment
29,300
Male:Female
59:41
Founded
1887

For Engineering

#88 in Japan
#585 in Asia
#1430 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1988

For Engineering

#89 in Japan
#615 in Asia
#1498 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
5,243
Male:Female
88:12
Founded
1975

For Engineering

#90 in Japan
#619 in Asia
#1506 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
15,500
Founded
1912

For Engineering

#91 in Japan
#622 in Asia
#1512 in the World
Enrollment
4,460
Founded
1963

For Engineering

#92 in Japan
#640 in Asia
#1540 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1993

For Engineering

#93 in Japan
#642 in Asia
#1543 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#94 in Japan
#643 in Asia
#1544 in the World
Enrollment
237
Male:Female
56:44

For Engineering

#95 in Japan
#644 in Asia
#1546 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#96 in Japan
#662 in Asia
#1585 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1949

For Engineering

#97 in Japan
#665 in Asia
#1596 in the World
Enrollment
7,543
Founded
1929

For Engineering

#98 in Japan
#669 in Asia
#1602 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,837
Founded
1999

For Engineering

#99 in Japan
#690 in Asia
#1646 in the World
Enrollment
6,050
Founded
1962

For Engineering

#100 in Japan
#698 in Asia
#1661 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1925

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