Hokkaido University: Ranking & Review

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Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate5%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations
Total enrollment17,500
Academic CalendarSemesters


Local students$6,250$6,250
International students$6,250$6,250

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities-+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics-+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine-+++
Engineering | IT-+++
Maths | Natural Sciences-+++

General info

Alternative namesHokudai
MottoBoys, Be Ambitious
AccreditationMinistry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
Affiliations and membershipsInternational Association of Universities (IAU)
Open Education Consortium (OEC)
Academic structureGraduate School of Letters
Faculty of Letters
Graduate School of Education
Faculty of Education
School of Education
Graduate School of Law
School of Law
Graduate School of Economics and Business Administration
School of Economics and Business Administration
Graduate School of Medicine
School of Medicine
Departments of Health Science
Faculty of Health Sciences
Graduate School of Health Sciences
School of Dental Medicine
Graduate School of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine
School of Veterinary Medicine
Graduate School of International Media-Communication and Tourism Studies
Research Faculty of Media and Communication
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology
Graduate School of Fisheries Sciences
Faculty of Fisheries Sciences
School of Fisheries Sciences
Graduate School of Environmental Science
Faculty of Environmental Earth Science
Graduate School of Science
Faculty of Science
School of Science
Graduate School of Agriculture
Research Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy
Graduate School of Life Science
Faculty of Advanced Life Science
Graduate School of Public Policy
Faculty of Public Policy
Institute of Low Temperature Science
Research Institute for Electronic Science
Institute for Genetic Medicine
Catalysis Research Center
Slavic Research Center
Information Initiative Center
Central Institute of Radioisotope Science
Equipment Management Center
International Student Center
Center for Research and Development in Higher Education
The Hokkaido University Museum
Research Center for Integrated Quantum Electronics
Field Science Center for Northern Biosphere
Center for Advanced Research of Energy Conversion Materials
Meme Media Laboratory
Research and Education Center for Brain Science
Research Center for Zoonosis Control
Admission Center
Center for Advanced Tourism Studies
Health Care Center
Environmental Preservation Center
Center for Ainu and Indigenous Studies
Center for Experimental Research in Social Sciences
Center for Language Learning
Research Institute for Information Law and Policy
Research Center for Environmental Nano and Bio Engineering
Center for Sustainability Science
Research Center for Integrative Mathematics
Center of Education and Research for Topological Science and Technology
Creative Research Institution Sousei
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff2,250
Student/staff ratio8
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.hokudai.ac.jp
AddressNishi 5 Kita 8, Kita-ku
Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-0808
Urbanization levelUrban
City population1,959,000
Phone+81 (11) 716 2111
Fax+81 (11) 706 2095

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