Kochi University: Statistics

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#1215 of 14,131 In the World
#310 of 5,830 In Asia
#77 of 719 In Japan
#1 of 2 In Kochi
#175 of 1,015 For Petrology and Geochemistry
Top50% For 27 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
35%
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Japanese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate35%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or recognized equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - October; October-March)

Publications & Citations

Publications
9,122
Citations
199,788

Kochi University majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
3,228 / 82,344
Medicine
2,661 / 56,203
Chemistry
2,145 / 59,997
Environmental Science
1,964 / 59,380
Physics
1,133 / 17,662
Geology
1,090 / 45,656
Engineering
804 / 12,764
Materials Science
493 / 8,567
Biochemistry
491 / 11,787
Petrology and Geochemistry
477 / 24,761
Oncology and Cancer research
447 / 11,630
Pathology
439 / 10,710
Botany
353 / 6,556
Molecular Biology
327 / 10,507
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
304 / 7,241
Earth science and Geophysics
280 / 12,815
Immunology
276 / 10,782
Ecology
269 / 6,211
Microbiology
250 / 5,872
Organic Chemistry
248 / 5,447
Surgery
237 / 4,327
Quantum and Particle physics
224 / 1,355
Computer Science
217 / 4,266
Inorganic Chemistry
211 / 5,511
Anatomy and Physiology
209 / 3,741
Zoology
208 / 3,520
Oceanography
207 / 7,028
Condensed Matter Physics
202 / 2,505
Paleontology
192 / 11,413
Genetics
191 / 6,640
Demography
183 / 6,325
Psychology
183 / 3,171
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
176 / 5,735
Cardiology
172 / 3,381
Agricultural Science
167 / 1,700
Chemical Engineering
166 / 3,030
Wildlife and Fisheries Management & Conservation
160 / 1,703
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
154 / 2,645
Anesthesiology
148 / 2,620
Horticulture
146 / 1,731

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 105 486
1992 126 576
1993 148 700
1994 163 811
1995 150 874
1996 188 1025
1997 174 1255
1998 174 1509
1999 223 1750
2000 206 1981
2001 209 2359
2002 204 2814
2003 254 3166
2004 304 3627
2005 336 4354
2006 387 4919
2007 355 6249
2008 392 7019
2009 409 8258
2010 421 9121
2011 441 10478
2012 501 11919
2013 499 13415
2014 510 15359
2015 466 14915
2016 448 15409
2017 443 16114
2018 493 14168
2019 507 16168
2020 550 19375
2021 615 21470

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities +
Business | Politics | Social Sciences +
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine +
Engineering | IT +
Maths | Natural Sciences +
Shushi Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Education, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Plant and Crop Protection, Social Sciences
Hakase Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Marine Science and Oceanography, Natural Sciences

Notable alumni

  1. Kanako Otsuji

    Kanako Otsuji
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1974-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politiciantaekwondo athlete
    Biography

    Kanako Otsuji is a Japanese LGBT rights activist, member of the House of Representatives for the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan and retired karateka and taekwondoin. She is also former member of the House of Councilors, and a former member of the Osaka Prefectural Assembly (April 2003–April 2007). One of only seven women in the 110-member Osaka Assembly, Otsuji represented the Sakai-ku, Sakai City constituency. In May 2013, after her party member of the House resigned, Otsuji became the nation's first openly gay member of the Diet, but her term in office expired in July. She won a seat in the 2017 general election and became the first openly gay member of the House of Representatives.

  2. Hiroko Minami

    Hiroko Minami
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1942-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    nurse
    Biography

    Hiroko Minami, is a Japanese Nurse leader and educator. She has been working to advance nursing in Japan, including education, service, and research for more than 30 years.

  3. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu

    Ebenezer Oduro Owusu
    Years
    1960-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    entomologist
    Biography

    Ebenezer Oduro Owusu is a Ghanaian entomologist and university administrator who served as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana from 1 August, 2016 to 31 July, 2021. In this role, he was the principal academic and administrative officer of the university. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu is a professor of entomology at the Department of Animal Biology and Conservation Science and prior to his appointment as vice-chancellor, he was the provost of the College of Basic and Applied Sciences at the University of Ghana. He is the current President of the Presbyterian University College.

General info

Alternative names 高知大学
Founded 1949
Accreditation Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

Location and Contacts

Address 2-5-1 Akebono-cho
Kochi, Kochi, 780-8520
Japan
City population 326,000
Phone +81 (88) 844 8643
Fax +81 (88) 844 8033

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