Niigata University: Statistics

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#585 of 14,131 In the World
#98 of 5,830 In Asia
#19 of 719 In Japan
#1 of 6 In Niigata
#90 of 1,002 For Dentistry
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
45%
Enrollment
12,289
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Japanese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate45%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or equivalent or foreign equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - September; October-March)
Enrollment12,289
Full time employee1,250
Student:staff ratio10:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
31,752
Citations
866,585

Niigata University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
12,480 / 337,960
Biology
8,405 / 305,168
Physics
6,739 / 185,765
Chemistry
5,623 / 114,723
Engineering
4,908 / 64,221
Materials Science
2,945 / 42,430
Pathology
2,403 / 79,956
Environmental Science
1,818 / 29,448
Surgery
1,725 / 55,316
Computer Science
1,698 / 61,352
Immunology
1,401 / 49,984
Oncology and Cancer research
1,382 / 42,118
Anatomy and Physiology
1,320 / 47,598
Molecular Biology
1,224 / 53,396
Biochemistry
1,174 / 44,192
Quantum and Particle physics
1,106 / 74,020
Condensed Matter Physics
1,040 / 15,917
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1,035 / 32,068
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
999 / 29,366
Psychology
975 / 44,182
Geology
892 / 14,496
Atomic and Molecular physics
888 / 21,002
Optical Engineering
821 / 8,132
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
809 / 14,813
Genetics
780 / 36,375
Demography
717 / 26,799
Cardiology
715 / 11,487
Nuclear Physics
713 / 65,022
Neuroscience
623 / 37,637
Anesthesiology
574 / 11,578
Dentistry
476 / 12,643
Radiation Therapy
445 / 6,607
Microbiology
408 / 16,412
Botany
395 / 9,381
Inorganic Chemistry
391 / 8,979
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
362 / 4,155
Pharmacology
358 / 8,526
Chemical Engineering
342 / 7,147
Petrology and Geochemistry
341 / 5,937
Health Science
329 / 10,452

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 615 3635
1992 717 4578
1993 685 5185
1994 690 6284
1995 756 7084
1996 761 8210
1997 823 8944
1998 906 10916
1999 991 13056
2000 940 15517
2001 993 17730
2002 1063 20909
2003 1085 24179
2004 1052 25738
2005 1139 28184
2006 1075 30789
2007 1162 32635
2008 1042 34909
2009 1088 36874
2010 1141 38549
2011 1213 42380
2012 1273 46905
2013 1370 50088
2014 1364 51876
2015 1307 52755
2016 1374 54072
2017 1448 55470
2018 1479 53564
2019 1572 59202
2020 1585 69609
2021 1616 75096

Tuition

International studetns 535,800 per annum except for programmes offered by the Faculty of Law, 804,000 (JPY)
Local studetns 520,800 per annum (JPY)

Niigata University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

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 +++
Gakushi Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Health Sciences, Law, Mathematics, Medicine, Music, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Oral Pathology, Sports, Welfare and Protective Services
Shushi Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedicine, Business Administration, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Food Science, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Law, Management, Materials Engineering, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Oral Pathology, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Public Administration, Social Studies, Welfare and Protective Services
Hakase Agriculture, Biological and Life Sciences, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Economics, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Food Science, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Law, Literature, Materials Engineering, Natural Sciences, Oral Pathology, Philosophy, Social Studies, Welfare and Protective Services

Notable alumni

  1. Yuko Mori

    Yuko Mori
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yuko Mori is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Party and a member of the House of Councillors of Japan in the Diet (national legislature). She was previously with the Democratic Party of Japan and briefly belonged to the Tomorrow Party of Japan founded by Yukiko Kada, of which she was the deputy leader. A native of Niigata and graduate of Niigata University, she was elected to the House of Councillors for the first time in 2001 after serving in the town assembly of Yokogoshi, Niigata between 1999 and 2001.

  2. Chinami Nishimura

    Chinami Nishimura
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in Niigata University
    1985-1990 studied law school
    Occupations
    politicianlecturer
    Biography

    Chinami Nishimura is a Japanese politician who currently serves as the Secretary-General of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan. She is a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet and represents the Niigata 1st district. Her married name is Chinami Honda (本多 智奈美, Honda Chinami).

  3. Atsuto Suzuki

    Atsuto Suzuki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Atsuto Suzuki is an experimental particle physicist known for his observations of neutrinos and anti-neutrinos.

  4. Junko Hoshino

    Junko Hoshino
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    freestyle skier
    Biography

    Junko Hoshino is a Japanese skier who competes in the freestyle skiing event of moguls. She represented Japan in the 2014 Winter Olympics, finishing 15th in women's moguls.

  5. Arai Kentarō

    Arai Kentarō
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1863-1938 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Arai Kentarō was a politician and cabinet minister in the pre-war Empire of Japan.

General info

Alternative names NU
新潟大学
Founded 1922
Accreditation Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Motto Autonomy and Creation
Colors green
Academic structure Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Agriculture
College of Creative Studies
Graduate School of Education
Graduate School of Modern Society and Culture
Graduate School of Science and Technology
Graduate School of Heath Sciences
Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences
Affiliations and memberships Japan Association of National Universities

Location and Contacts

Address 8050, Ikarashi 2-nocho
Niigata, Niigata, 950-2181
Japan
City population 791,000
Phone +81 (25) 262 7628
Fax +81 (25) 262 7519

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