100 Best universities for Mathematics in Japan

Below is the list of best universities in Japan ranked based on their research performance in Mathematics. A graph of 556K citations received by 43.8K academic papers made by 138 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 Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

#4 in Japan
#44 in Asia
#244 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
10,357
Founded
1881

For Mathematics

#5 in Japan
#74 in Asia
#371 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,959
Founded
1911

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

#7 in Japan
#83 in Asia
#412 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
17,831
Founded
1907

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

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

For Mathematics

#11 in Japan
#113 in Asia
#522 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
15,986
Founded
1902

For Mathematics

#12 in Japan
#125 in Asia
#560 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
16,376
Founded
1939

For Mathematics

#13 in Japan
#156 in Asia
#655 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
18,628
Founded
1918

For Mathematics

#14 in Japan
#192 in Asia
#765 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
6,287
Male:Female
70:30
Founded
1875

For Mathematics

#15 in Japan
#204 in Asia
#803 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
5,329
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#16 in Japan
#220 in Asia
#855 in the World
Enrollment
891
Male:Female
83:17
Founded
1990

For Mathematics

#17 in Japan
#249 in Asia
#950 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
9,126
Founded
2005

For Mathematics

#18 in Japan
#254 in Asia
#965 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
5,776
Founded
1905

For Mathematics

#19 in Japan
#268 in Asia
#995 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#20 in Japan
#270 in Asia
#998 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1881

For Mathematics

#21 in Japan
#294 in Asia
#1049 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
417
Founded
1997

For Mathematics

#22 in Japan
#299 in Asia
#1061 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
13,054
Founded
1922

For Mathematics

#23 in Japan
#306 in Asia
#1077 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
27,500
Founded
1885

For Mathematics

#24 in Japan
#312 in Asia
#1102 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,876
Founded
1907

For Mathematics

#25 in Japan
#315 in Asia
#1108 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
8,051
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#26 in Japan
#325 in Asia
#1134 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1993

For Mathematics

#27 in Japan
#343 in Asia
#1167 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Founded
1899

For Mathematics

#28 in Japan
#352 in Asia
#1181 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Founded
1880

For Mathematics

#29 in Japan
#356 in Asia
#1192 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
10,090
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#30 in Japan
#357 in Asia
#1193 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,289
Founded
1922

For Mathematics

#31 in Japan
#366 in Asia
#1214 in the World
Founded
1907

For Mathematics

#32 in Japan
#368 in Asia
#1226 in the World
Enrollment
77,651
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1889

For Mathematics

#33 in Japan
#376 in Asia
#1244 in the World
Enrollment
4,460
Founded
1963

For Mathematics

#34 in Japan
#385 in Asia
#1268 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
8,249
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#35 in Japan
#415 in Asia
#1333 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#36 in Japan
#435 in Asia
#1381 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
15,500
Founded
1912

For Mathematics

#37 in Japan
#436 in Asia
#1383 in the World
Enrollment
28,535
Founded
1946

For Mathematics

#38 in Japan
#438 in Asia
#1387 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
13,983
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#39 in Japan
#448 in Asia
#1404 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Enrollment
30,178
Male:Female
60:40
Founded
1922

For Mathematics

#40 in Japan
#451 in Asia
#1410 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#41 in Japan
#458 in Asia
#1422 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Founded
1991

For Mathematics

#42 in Japan
#509 in Asia
#1554 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
10,111
Male:Female
64:36
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#43 in Japan
#514 in Asia
#1565 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
31,339
Founded
1881

For Mathematics

#44 in Japan
#532 in Asia
#1598 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
2,114
Founded
1994

For Mathematics

#45 in Japan
#538 in Asia
#1608 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#46 in Japan
#545 in Asia
#1634 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#47 in Japan
#557 in Asia
#1667 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
20,356
Founded
1934

For Mathematics

#48 in Japan
#571 in Asia
#1695 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
7,629
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#49 in Japan
#578 in Asia
#1705 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
28,642
Male:Female
62:38
Founded
1920

For Mathematics

#50 in Japan
#586 in Asia
#1722 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#51 in Japan
#597 in Asia
#1744 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1976

For Mathematics

#52 in Japan
#601 in Asia
#1754 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1928

For Mathematics

#53 in Japan
#608 in Asia
#1763 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
7,323
Male:Female
65:35
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#54 in Japan
#609 in Asia
#1765 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
6,195
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#55 in Japan
#611 in Asia
#1769 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#56 in Japan
#612 in Asia
#1770 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Enrollment
19,776
Founded
1874

For Mathematics

#57 in Japan
#620 in Asia
#1786 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,145
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#58 in Japan
#626 in Asia
#1797 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
9,031
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#59 in Japan
#628 in Asia
#1801 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,267
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#60 in Japan
#629 in Asia
#1802 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
18,693
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#61 in Japan
#640 in Asia
#1827 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1988

For Mathematics

#62 in Japan
#660 in Asia
#1865 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
2,348
Founded
1910

For Mathematics

#63 in Japan
#669 in Asia
#1883 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Founded
1950

For Mathematics

#64 in Japan
#686 in Asia
#1921 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1925

For Mathematics

#65 in Japan
#712 in Asia
#1967 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
6,556
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#66 in Japan
#719 in Asia
#1983 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#67 in Japan
#741 in Asia
#2023 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1976

For Mathematics

#68 in Japan
#743 in Asia
#2025 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
20,720
Founded
1922

For Mathematics

#69 in Japan
#747 in Asia
#2033 in the World
Enrollment
3,835
Founded
1926

For Mathematics

#70 in Japan
#754 in Asia
#2045 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
10,661
Male:Female
62:38
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#71 in Japan
#768 in Asia
#2078 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
2,075
Founded
1874

For Mathematics

#72 in Japan
#782 in Asia
#2104 in the World
Enrollment
29,300
Male:Female
59:41
Founded
1887

For Mathematics

#73 in Japan
#784 in Asia
#2109 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,539
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#74 in Japan
#786 in Asia
#2111 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#75 in Japan
#788 in Asia
#2114 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
13,280
Founded
1913

For Mathematics

#76 in Japan
#794 in Asia
#2121 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1950

For Mathematics

#77 in Japan
#796 in Asia
#2127 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#78 in Japan
#805 in Asia
#2148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
3,134
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1953

For Mathematics

#79 in Japan
#812 in Asia
#2159 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#80 in Japan
#816 in Asia
#2166 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
9,150
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#81 in Japan
#822 in Asia
#2177 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
2000

For Mathematics

#82 in Japan
#853 in Asia
#2232 in the World
Enrollment
6,050
Founded
1962

For Mathematics

#83 in Japan
#861 in Asia
#2250 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
8,455
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#84 in Japan
#863 in Asia
#2252 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
6,496
Founded
1946

For Mathematics

#85 in Japan
#874 in Asia
#2267 in the World
Enrollment
13,207
Male:Female
70:30
Founded
1965

For Mathematics

#86 in Japan
#888 in Asia
#2292 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1639

For Mathematics

#87 in Japan
#891 in Asia
#2296 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#88 in Japan
#936 in Asia
#2388 in the World
Enrollment
9,853
Founded
1942

For Mathematics

#89 in Japan
#939 in Asia
#2392 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#90 in Japan
#940 in Asia
#2395 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#91 in Japan
#949 in Asia
#2411 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#92 in Japan
#971 in Asia
#2448 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Founded
1998

For Mathematics

#93 in Japan
#976 in Asia
#2455 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1924

For Mathematics

#94 in Japan
#984 in Asia
#2474 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1975

For Mathematics

#95 in Japan
#1004 in Asia
#2518 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
8,576
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1962

For Mathematics

#96 in Japan
#1021 in Asia
#2550 in the World
Founded
1929

For Mathematics

#97 in Japan
#1025 in Asia
#2559 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
6,695
Founded
2004

For Mathematics

#98 in Japan
#1030 in Asia
#2570 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1949

For Mathematics

#99 in Japan
#1039 in Asia
#2587 in the World
Founded
1963

For Mathematics

#100 in Japan
#1042 in Asia
#2590 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
2000

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