Akita International University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#4422 of 14,131 In the World
#1535 of 5,830 In Asia
#286 of 719 In Japan
#3 of 4 In Akita
#573 of 1,011 For Nuclear Physics
#3729 of 4,082 For Physics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
11%
Enrollment
375
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Website
www.aiu.ac.jp
Languages
English;Japanese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate11%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - August; September-March)
Enrollment375
Full time employee25
Student:staff ratio15:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
286
Citations
3,246

Akita International University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
119 / 447
Physics
54 / 1,701
Sociology
47 / 193
Psychology
44 / 561
Business
43 / 142
Nuclear Physics
39 / 1,268
Quantum and Particle physics
28 / 976
Mathematics
27 / 188
Economics
27 / 137
Education Majors
27 / 153
Math Teachers
21 / 112
Political Science
21 / 19
Computer Science
19 / 235
Linguistics
19 / 78
Art & Design
18 / 25
History
15 / 0
Environmental Science
11 / 101
Communications and Public Relations
10 / 132
Media Studies
10 / 29
Medicine
9 / 181
Biology
9 / 191
Finance
8 / 44
Social Psychology
8 / 119
Advertising
8 / 62
Cognitive Science
8 / 200
Gender Studies
7 / 11
Creative Writing
7 / 18
Engineering
7 / 2
Aesthetics
6 / 3
Geography and Cartography
6 / 89
Journalism and Digital Media
6 / 15
Public Policy / Administration
6 / 2
Development Studies
5 / 16
Performing arts
5 / 0
Investment Banking and Stock trading
5 / 20
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5 / 24
Actuarial Science
4 / 14
Demography
4 / 5
Broadcast Journalism
4 / 31
Health Science
4 / 12

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2005 1 25
2006 3 23
2007 7 27
2008 9 93
2009 11 89
2010 8 95
2011 11 191
2012 16 217
2013 15 356
2014 17 352
2015 17 277
2016 44 325
2017 40 320
2018 38 379
2019 27 411
2020 24 526
2021 26 550

Tuition

Local studetns Tuition, 696,000 (JPY)

Programs and Degrees

Shushi Communication Studies, English, Foreign Languages Education, Japanese, Native Language Education

General info

Alternative names AIU
国際教養大学
Founded 2004
Accreditation Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Motto Be a Leader in the Global Society
Academic structure Faculty of International Liberal Studies
Graduate School of Practice

Location and Contacts

Address 193-2 Okutsubakidai, Yuwa-Tsubakigawa
Akita, Akita, 010-1211
Japan
City population 303,000
Phone +81 (18) 886 5900
Fax +81 (18) 886 5910

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