50 Best Dental schools in Japan

Below is the list of best universities in Japan ranked based on their research performance in Dentistry. A graph of 281K citations received by 13.4K academic papers made by 50 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 Dentistry

    Tokyo Medical and Dental University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Founded
    1946
  2. For Dentistry

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

    Nihon University logo
    Enrollment
    77,651
    Male:Female
    68:32
    Founded
    1889
  4. For Dentistry

    Showa University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Founded
    1928
  5. For Dentistry

    Okayama University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    47%
    Enrollment
    13,012
    Founded
    1922
  6. For Dentistry

    Tohoku University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    17,831
    Founded
    1907
  7. For Dentistry

    Kyushu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    15,959
    Founded
    1911
  8. For Dentistry

    Niigata University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    12,289
    Founded
    1922
  9. For Dentistry

    Hiroshima University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    42%
    Enrollment
    15,226
    Founded
    1949
  10. For Dentistry

    Tokyo Dental College logo
    Acceptance Rate
    21%
    Founded
    1890
  11. For Dentistry

    Aichi Gakuin University logo
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1953
  12. For Dentistry

    Hokkaido University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    36%
    Enrollment
    18,628
    Founded
    1918
  13. For Dentistry

    Nagasaki University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    46%
    Enrollment
    9,150
    Founded
    1949
  14. For Dentistry

    Nippon Dental University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    32%
    Enrollment
    2,000
    Founded
    1907
  15. For Dentistry

    Founded
    1924
  16. For Dentistry

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

    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Founded
    1914
  18. For Dentistry

    University of Tokushima logo
    Acceptance Rate
    36%
    Founded
    1949
  19. For Dentistry

    Osaka Dental University logo
    Founded
    1911
  20. For Dentistry

    Nagoya University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    41%
    Enrollment
    16,376
    Founded
    1939
  21. For Dentistry

    Kanagawa Dental University logo
    Founded
    1964
  22. For Dentistry

    Kagoshima University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    44%
    Enrollment
    10,661
    Male:Female
    62:38
    Founded
    1949
  23. For Dentistry

    Acceptance Rate
    68%
    Founded
    1972
  24. For Dentistry

    Health Sciences University of Hokkaido logo
    Enrollment
    3,302
    Male:Female
    41:59
    Founded
    1974
  25. For Dentistry

    Iwate Medical University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    14%
    Founded
    1928
  26. For Dentistry

    University of Tokyo logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    28,253
    Founded
    1877
  27. For Dentistry

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

    Fukuoka Dental College logo
    Founded
    1972
  29. For Dentistry

    Nara Medical University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    16%
    Founded
    1945
  30. For Dentistry

    Shinshu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    34%
    Enrollment
    12,500
    Founded
    1949
  31. For Dentistry

    Keio University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    33,500
    Male:Female
    67:33
    Founded
    1858
  32. For Dentistry

    Asahi University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    54%
    Enrollment
    2,486
    Male:Female
    75:25
    Founded
    1972
  33. For Dentistry

    Health Science University logo
    Founded
    2003
  34. For Dentistry

    Kobe University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    16,226
    Founded
    1902
  35. For Dentistry

    Osaka City University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    31%
    Enrollment
    9,500
    Founded
    1928
  36. For Dentistry

    Yokohama City University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Founded
    1928
  37. For Dentistry

    Meikai University logo
    Founded
    1970
  38. For Dentistry

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

    Fujita Health University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    51%
    Enrollment
    3,065
    Male:Female
    44:56
    Founded
    1964
  40. For Dentistry

    Akita University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    24%
    Enrollment
    5,157
    Founded
    1949
  41. For Dentistry

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

    Kurume University logo
    Founded
    1928
  43. For Dentistry

    Kindai University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    45%
    Enrollment
    32,145
    Founded
    1949
  44. For Dentistry

    Chiba University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    13,983
    Founded
    1949
  45. For Dentistry

    Teikyo University logo
    Enrollment
    22,500
    Founded
    1966
  46. For Dentistry

    Hamamatsu University School of Medicine logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    934
    Male:Female
    51:49
    Founded
    1974
  47. For Dentistry

    Tokyo Medical University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Founded
    1916
  48. For Dentistry

    Enrollment
    1,195
    Male:Female
    53:47
    Founded
    1927
  49. For Dentistry

    Founded
    1972
  50. For Dentistry

    Ohu University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    79%
    Enrollment
    967
    Founded
    1972

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