63 Best universities for Mechanical Engineering in Japan

Below is the list of best universities in Japan ranked based on their research performance in Mechanical Engineering. A graph of 95.7K citations received by 9.73K academic papers made by 63 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 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 an official site as it's constantly changing data.

  1. For Mechanical Engineering

    University of Tokyo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    28,253
    Founded
    1877
  2. For Mechanical Engineering

    Tokyo Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    10,357
    Founded
    1881
  3. For Mechanical Engineering

    Osaka University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    23,316
    Male:Female
    68:32
    Founded
    1931
  4. For Mechanical Engineering

    Tohoku University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    17,831
    Founded
    1907
  5. For Mechanical Engineering

    Kyushu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    15,959
    Founded
    1911
  6. For Mechanical Engineering

    Nagoya University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    16,376
    Founded
    1939
  7. For Mechanical Engineering

    Kyoto University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Enrollment
    22,629
    Male:Female
    76:24
    Founded
    1897
  8. For Mechanical Engineering

    Keio University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    33,500
    Male:Female
    67:33
    Founded
    1858
  9. For Mechanical Engineering

    Kobe University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    16,226
    Founded
    1902
  10. For Mechanical Engineering

    Okayama University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    47%
    Enrollment
    13,012
    Founded
    1922
  11. For Mechanical Engineering

    Ritsumeikan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    36%
    Founded
    1899
  12. For Mechanical Engineering

    Waseda University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    50,221
    Founded
    1882
  13. For Mechanical Engineering

    Yokohama National University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Founded
    1949
  14. For Mechanical Engineering

    Hokkaido University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    36%
    Enrollment
    18,628
    Founded
    1918
  15. For Mechanical Engineering

    Kyushu Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    5,876
    Founded
    1907
  16. For Mechanical Engineering

    Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    31%
    Founded
    1949
  17. For Mechanical Engineering

    Ibaraki University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    37%
    Enrollment
    8,249
    Founded
    1949
  18. For Mechanical Engineering

    Kanazawa University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    46%
    Enrollment
    10,432
    Male:Female
    64:36
    Founded
    1949
  19. For Mechanical Engineering

    Saga University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    36%
    Enrollment
    7,500
    Founded
    1949
  20. For Mechanical Engineering

    Toyohashi University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Founded
    1976
  21. For Mechanical Engineering

    University of Electro-Communications logo
    Acceptance Rate
    23%
    Enrollment
    5,329
    Founded
    1949
  22. For Mechanical Engineering

    Tokai University logo
    Enrollment
    28,535
    Founded
    1946
  23. For Mechanical Engineering

    Tokyo Metropolitan University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    10,313
    Founded
    2005
  24. For Mechanical Engineering

    Nagaoka University of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    55%
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1976
  25. For Mechanical Engineering

    Gifu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    31%
    Enrollment
    7,323
    Male:Female
    65:35
    Founded
    1949
  26. For Mechanical Engineering

    University of Tsukuba logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    16,525
    Male:Female
    61:39
    Founded
    1973
  27. For Mechanical Engineering

    Nagoya Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    5,776
    Founded
    1905
  28. For Mechanical Engineering

    Gunma University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    40%
    Enrollment
    6,556
    Male:Female
    63:37
    Founded
    1949
  29. For Mechanical Engineering

    Doshisha University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    28,642
    Male:Female
    62:38
    Founded
    1920
  30. For Mechanical Engineering

    Tokyo University of Science logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1881
  31. For Mechanical Engineering

    Shibaura Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    23%
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1949
  32. For Mechanical Engineering

    Nihon University logo
    Enrollment
    77,651
    Male:Female
    68:32
    Founded
    1889
  33. For Mechanical Engineering

    Akita Prefectural University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    1,837
    Founded
    1999
  34. For Mechanical Engineering

    Hiroshima University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    15,226
    Founded
    1949
  35. For Mechanical Engineering

    Osaka Prefecture University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    8,051
    Founded
    1949
  36. For Mechanical Engineering

    Kumamoto University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Enrollment
    7,757
    Founded
    1949
  37. For Mechanical Engineering

    Kyoto Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    1949
  38. For Mechanical Engineering

    Yamagata University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1949
  39. For Mechanical Engineering

    Shinshu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1949
  40. For Mechanical Engineering

    Oita University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    5,781
    Male:Female
    62:38
    Founded
    1949
  41. For Mechanical Engineering

    Tokyo Denki University logo
    Founded
    1907
  42. For Mechanical Engineering

    Saitama University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    38%
    Enrollment
    9,031
    Male:Female
    68:32
    Founded
    1949
  43. For Mechanical Engineering

    Chiba University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    13,983
    Founded
    1949
  44. For Mechanical Engineering

    Nippon Institute of Technology logo
    Founded
    1967
  45. For Mechanical Engineering

    Toyama Prefectural University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    26%
    Founded
    1990
  46. For Mechanical Engineering

    Utsunomiya University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1949
  47. For Mechanical Engineering

    Kagawa University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    6,539
    Founded
    1949
  48. For Mechanical Engineering

    Tohoku Gakuin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    49%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1949
  49. For Mechanical Engineering

    Chuo University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    27,500
    Founded
    1885
  50. For Mechanical Engineering

    Niigata University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    12,289
    Founded
    1922
  51. For Mechanical Engineering

    Kansai University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    30,178
    Male:Female
    60:40
    Founded
    1922
  52. For Mechanical Engineering

    Chiba Institute of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    9,853
    Founded
    1942
  53. For Mechanical Engineering

    Tokyo City University logo
    Enrollment
    7,543
    Founded
    1929
  54. For Mechanical Engineering

    Shizuoka University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    10,090
    Founded
    1949
  55. For Mechanical Engineering

    Iwate University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    6,000
    Founded
    1949
  56. For Mechanical Engineering

    Kanazawa Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    43%
    Enrollment
    7,197
    Founded
    1965
  57. For Mechanical Engineering

    Kogakuin University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Founded
    1887
  58. For Mechanical Engineering

    Kindai University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    32,145
    Founded
    1949
  59. For Mechanical Engineering

    Mie University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    38%
    Enrollment
    8,455
    Male:Female
    63:37
    Founded
    1949
  60. For Mechanical Engineering

    Osaka Institute of Technology logo
    Founded
    1922
  61. For Mechanical Engineering

    Muroran Institute of Technology logo
    Acceptance Rate
    43%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1949
  62. For Mechanical Engineering

    Meiji University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    31,339
    Founded
    1881
  63. For Mechanical Engineering

    Osaka Sangyo University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1928

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