Kumamoto University: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#615 of 14,131 In the World
#102 of 5,830 In Asia
#20 of 719 In Japan
#1 of 7 In Kumamoto
#108 of 1,421 For Molecular Biology
Top50% For 65 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
44%
Enrollment
7,629
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Japanese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate44%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - September; October-March)
Enrollment7,629
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio6:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
32,128
Citations
906,877

Kumamoto University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
12,874 / 374,019
Biology
10,147 / 430,189
Chemistry
7,702 / 192,098
Engineering
5,811 / 83,502
Physics
5,033 / 70,708
Materials Science
3,726 / 52,627
Oncology and Cancer research
2,229 / 79,009
Molecular Biology
1,957 / 109,218
Pathology
1,890 / 68,002
Biochemistry
1,862 / 89,980
Surgery
1,691 / 39,067
Environmental Science
1,579 / 31,617
Immunology
1,542 / 78,164
Computer Science
1,433 / 29,524
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
1,291 / 27,905
Cardiology
951 / 30,889
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
907 / 24,491
Pharmacology
826 / 32,097
Anatomy and Physiology
814 / 22,213
Geology
742 / 12,225
Psychology
718 / 23,137
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
708 / 14,968
Organic Chemistry
700 / 13,755
Radiation Therapy
655 / 14,745
Virology
609 / 19,433
Automation and Control engineering
590 / 6,762
Genetics
588 / 40,548
Inorganic Chemistry
580 / 15,969
Metallurgical Engineering
566 / 13,594
Optical Engineering
538 / 4,600
Anesthesiology
498 / 9,794
Condensed Matter Physics
479 / 3,729
Demography
450 / 12,416
Chemical Engineering
417 / 8,250
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
407 / 3,055
Neuroscience
360 / 15,015
Pharmacy
353 / 6,246
Health Science
351 / 9,772
Biophysics
329 / 7,864
Atomic and Molecular physics
276 / 2,871

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 582 4961
1992 601 5425
1993 607 6107
1994 674 6996
1995 687 8213
1996 739 9179
1997 817 11254
1998 892 13785
1999 888 16179
2000 867 18470
2001 833 20182
2002 905 22562
2003 898 24492
2004 909 27452
2005 973 30076
2006 1004 32277
2007 1060 34616
2008 1054 38241
2009 1123 40966
2010 1229 43569
2011 1356 48775
2012 1309 52911
2013 1410 56461
2014 1418 56838
2015 1518 57633
2016 1481 55984
2017 1509 57558
2018 1602 52928
2019 1802 59289
2020 1883 68895
2021 1905 78220

Tuition

Local studetns Admission Fees, 282,000; Tuition, 535,800 per annum (JPY)

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 Arts and Humanities, Education, Educational Technology, Law, Philosophy, Public Administration
Hakase Biological and Life Sciences, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacology, Pharmacy

Notable alumni

  1. Yasuyuki Eda

    Yasuyuki Eda
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in Kumamoto University
    In 1979 studied engineering faculty
    In 1981 studied graduate school
    Occupations
    researcherpolitician
    Biography

    Yasuyuki Eda is a Japanese politician of the New Komeito Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Yame, Fukuoka, he attended Kumamoto University as both undergraduate and graduate and studied abroad in Boston University in the United States. He was elected for the first time in 2000.

General info

Alternative names 熊本大学
Founded 1949
Accreditation Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan

Location and Contacts

Address 2-39-1 Kurokami
Kumamoto, Kumamoto, 860-8555
Japan
City population 738,000
Phone +81 (96) 344 2111
Fax +81 (96) 342 3110

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