Okayama University: Statistics

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#437 of 14,131 In the World
#63 of 5,830 In Asia
#15 of 719 In Japan
#1 of 8 In Okayama
#90 of 2,109 For Dentistry
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
47%
Enrollment
13,057
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)
Enrollment13,057
Full time employee1,387
Student:staff ratio9:1

We've calculated the 47% acceptance rate for Okayama University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Okayama University is a world-class research university with 64,779 scientific papers published and 1,020,792 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Chemistry, Medicine, Genetics, Biochemistry, Engineering, Physics, Organic Chemistry, Environmental Science, and Computer Science.

Publications
64,779
Citations
1,020,792

Okayama University majors

by publication & citation count

Biology
47,402 / 871,642
Chemistry
42,632 / 810,915
Medicine
38,153 / 624,443
Genetics
29,905 / 610,228
Biochemistry
29,318 / 638,144
Engineering
27,605 / 402,047
Physics
26,542 / 404,339
Organic Chemistry
21,188 / 412,264
Environmental Science
20,089 / 346,012
Computer Science
17,718 / 245,183
Pathology
17,105 / 303,280
Materials Science
16,414 / 257,609
Quantum and Particle physics
15,370 / 226,467
Surgery
13,457 / 177,629
Psychology
13,424 / 211,747
Immunology
11,797 / 198,311
Geology
11,580 / 200,988
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
11,371 / 160,646
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
8,357 / 93,985
Psychiatry
8,246 / 137,812
Paleontology
8,056 / 151,473
Metallurgical Engineering
7,727 / 140,980
Anatomy and Physiology
7,632 / 116,379
Oncology and Cancer research
7,582 / 139,428
Neuroscience
7,246 / 129,396
Optical Engineering
6,929 / 96,195
Ecology
6,686 / 122,543
Philosophy
5,995 / 73,160
Mathematics
5,987 / 78,860
Geography and Cartography
5,972 / 70,897
Botany
5,904 / 158,215
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5,320 / 35,543
Statistics
5,071 / 72,146
Electrical Engineering
5,000 / 54,115
Mechanical Engineering
4,405 / 39,652
Pharmacology
4,322 / 71,767
Molecular Biology
4,264 / 90,795
Cardiology
4,095 / 53,401
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
3,983 / 61,570
Linguistics
3,765 / 40,182

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 886 2986
1991 986 3490
1992 1044 4122
1993 1038 3921
1994 995 4617
1995 932 4916
1996 1027 5478
1997 1076 6098
1998 1170 7119
1999 1180 7906
2000 1327 9473
2001 1443 10962
2002 1457 12477
2003 1579 14976
2004 1694 16834
2005 1826 20100
2006 1696 23040
2007 1757 26113
2008 1789 28610
2009 1799 31513
2010 1811 34732
2011 1861 38427
2012 1889 44394
2013 1996 47196
2014 1967 49047
2015 1959 52491
2016 2072 53261
2017 2114 55234
2018 2131 53800
2019 2204 58929
2020 2312 67276
2021 2590 82016
2022 2295 79389
Academic rankings

Tuition

Local studetns Undergraduate tuition, 535,800 per annum; Postgraduate tuition, 804,000 per annum (JPY)

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Okayama University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
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 51)
    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 63)
    Occupations
    film directormechanical designer
    Biography

    Shinji Aramaki is a Japanese anime director and mechanical designer from Fukuoka Prefecture. He graduated from Fukuoka Prefectural Fukuoka High School and Okayama University. He was a member of Artmic and is currently the Chief Creative Officer (CCO) at SOLA DIGITAL ARTS. He is a leading figure in 3DCG animation in Japan.

  3. Yumiko Himei

    Yumiko Himei
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1959-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    administrative scrivenerpoliticianjudicial 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 56)
    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.

Okayama University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Agriculture Agriculture, Applied Chemistry, Biology, Botany, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Zoology
Faculty : Economics Accountancy, Economics, Management, Social Policy, Statistics
Faculty : Education Art Education, Education, Educational Psychology, Foreign Languages Education, Health Education, Home Economics Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Music Education, Native Language Education, Physical Education, Primary Education, Science Education, Special Education, Technology Education
Faculty : Engineering Applied Chemistry, Biotechnology, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering
Faculty : Environmental Science and Technology Applied Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science
Faculty : Law Civil Law, Comparative Law, International Law, Law, Political Sciences, Public Law
Faculty : Letters American Studies, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Behavioural Sciences, European Languages, European Studies, History, Philosophy, South and Southeast Asian Languages
Faculty : Pharmaceutical Sciences Medicine, Pharmacology, Pharmacy
Faculty : Science Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Physics
Graduate School : Education Education, Educational Administration, Teacher Training
Graduate School : Environmental and Life Science Agriculture, Biological and Life Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Natural Resources, Social Sciences
Graduate School : Health Sciences Health Sciences
Graduate School : Humanities and Social Sciences Arts and Humanities, Cultural Studies, Management, Public Administration, Social Sciences
Graduate School : Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences Biological and Life Sciences, Dentistry, Environmental Studies, Medicine, Pathology, Pharmacy, Physiology, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social Sciences
Graduate School : Natural Sciences and Technology Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Earth Sciences, Electronic Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Molecular Biology, Natural Resources, Natural Sciences, Physics
Institute : Study of the Earth's Interior Earth Sciences
Research Division : Institute for Bioresources Natural Resources
School : Dentistry Biology, Dentistry, Medicine, Oral Pathology, Surgery
School : Law Law
School : Medicine Anaesthesiology, Biology, Cardiology, Child Care and Development, Community Health, Environmental Studies, Epidemiology, Ethics, Forensic Medicine and Dentistry, Health Sciences, Immunology, Laboratory Techniques, Medical Technology, Medicine, Neurosciences, Nursing, Oncology, Paediatrics, Pathology, Physiology, Radiology, Social and Preventive Medicine, Treatment Techniques

General information

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

Location and contacts

Address 1-1-1 Tsushima-naka Kita-ku
Okayama-shi, Okayama, 700-8530
Japan
City population 720,000

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