Okayama University: Statistics

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#438 of 14,131 In the World
#60 of 5,830 In Asia
#15 of 719 In Japan
#1 of 8 In Okayama
#56 of 1,136 For Pharmacy
Top50% For 99 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
47%
Enrollment
13,054
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Japanese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate47%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or recognized equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - September; October-March)
Enrollment13,054
Full time employee1,387
Student:staff ratio9:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
52,971
Citations
1,200,220

Okayama University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
20,180 / 416,446
Biology
16,535 / 518,832
Chemistry
12,651 / 322,483
Physics
8,801 / 189,720
Engineering
8,359 / 133,838
Materials Science
5,291 / 85,007
Biochemistry
3,232 / 129,840
Oncology and Cancer research
3,187 / 84,806
Pathology
3,047 / 75,456
Computer Science
2,768 / 43,254
Environmental Science
2,670 / 70,136
Surgery
2,572 / 51,686
Molecular Biology
2,406 / 82,941
Immunology
1,980 / 62,470
Condensed Matter Physics
1,745 / 28,341
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1,447 / 31,723
Organic Chemistry
1,429 / 35,579
Anatomy and Physiology
1,367 / 33,262
Psychology
1,355 / 35,913
Pharmacology
1,264 / 29,728
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
1,249 / 16,115
Genetics
1,190 / 52,181
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,183 / 32,717
Cardiology
1,119 / 15,440
Geology
1,079 / 35,495
Anesthesiology
1,056 / 18,307
Botany
988 / 49,897
Microbiology
934 / 27,032
Inorganic Chemistry
915 / 26,739
Radiation Therapy
819 / 16,920
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
803 / 6,863
Virology
795 / 17,974
Quantum and Particle physics
777 / 42,032
Automation and Control engineering
773 / 11,193
Pharmacy
765 / 11,862
Demography
746 / 26,701
Chemical Engineering
722 / 19,622
Biophysics
716 / 26,627
Neuroscience
677 / 22,206
Optical Engineering
619 / 7,089

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1025 5620
1992 1152 6796
1993 1179 6541
1994 1109 7610
1995 1039 8409
1996 1176 9037
1997 1210 10074
1998 1338 12172
1999 1314 13654
2000 1444 16424
2001 1548 18801
2002 1574 21669
2003 1684 25844
2004 1784 29313
2005 1941 34530
2006 1864 39520
2007 1906 45090
2008 1955 49894
2009 1995 54845
2010 1981 59646
2011 2035 66303
2012 2090 74152
2013 2175 79322
2014 2058 79237
2015 2070 80511
2016 2109 78270
2017 2245 78949
2018 2384 74230
2019 2440 80640
2020 2535 93450
2021 2585 103498

Tuition

Local studetns Undergraduate tuition, 535,800 per annum; Postgraduate tuition, 804,000 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 Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Pharmacy, Philosophy, Public Administration
Hakase Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Cultural Studies, Dentistry, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Pharmacy, Philosophy

Notable alumni

  1. Michiyoshi Yunoki

    Michiyoshi Yunoki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Michiyoshi Yunoki is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Kurashiki, Okayama and graduate of Okayama University, he worked at the publisher Yurindo from 1997 to 2002. He was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 2005 after an unsuccessful run in 2003.

  2. Shinji Aramaki

    Shinji Aramaki
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    film directormechanical designer
    Biography

    Shinji Aramaki is a Japanese anime director and mechanical designer, born in Fukuoka Prefecture. He was a member of Artmic.

  3. Yumiko Himei

    Yumiko Himei
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politicianjudicial scriveneradministrative scrivener
    Biography

    Yumiko Himei is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Okayama, she graduated from Okayama University with a master's degree. She was elected to the House of Councillors for the first time in 2007 after serving in the assembly of Okayama Prefecture for two terms since 1999.

  4. Sahachiro Hata

    Sahachiro Hata
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1873-1938 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    chemistphysician
    Biography

    Sahachirō Hata was a prominent Japanese bacteriologist who researched the bubonic plague under Kitasato Shibasaburō and assisted in developing the Arsphenamine drug in 1909 in the laboratory of Paul Ehrlich.

  5. Katsuhito Noshi

    Katsuhito Noshi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    announcerpolitician
    Biography

    Katsuhito Noshi is a Japanese politician and the current mayor of Matsuyama, the capital city of Ehime Prefecture, Japan.

  6. Kojiro Akagi

    Kojiro Akagi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1934-2021 (aged 87)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Kōjirō Akagi was a Japanese painter. He was born in Okayama, Japan, but was based in France.

General info

Alternative names 岡山大学
Founded 1922
Accreditation Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Motto Creating and fostering higher knowledge and wisdom
Colors blue, red
Academic structure Faculty of Letters
Faculty of Education
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Science
Medical School, Shikata Campus
Dental School, Shikata Campus
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Environmental Science and Technology
Faculty of Agriculture

Location and Contacts

Address 1-1-1 Tsushima-Naka
Okayama, Okayama, 700-8530
Japan
City population 720,000
Phone +81 (86) 252 1111
Fax +81 (86) 254 6104

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