Osaka City University: Statistics

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#610 of 14,160In the World
#101 of 5,829In Asia
#20 of 718In Japan
#1 of 10In Osaka
#95 of 1,119For Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Top50%For 75 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
31%
Enrollment
9,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Japanese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate31%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or recognized equivalent or foreign equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - September; October-March)
Enrollment9,500
Full time employee850
Student:staff ratio11:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
35,381
Citations
814,104

Osaka City University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
13,383 / 285,262
Biology
8,518 / 250,217
Physics
7,032 / 173,179
Chemistry
6,466 / 158,008
Engineering
4,035 / 56,181
Materials Science
2,471 / 33,814
Surgery
2,306 / 57,192
Pathology
2,019 / 51,796
Oncology and Cancer research
2,002 / 49,060
Biochemistry
1,802 / 58,894
Quantum and Particle physics
1,745 / 73,755
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
1,730 / 40,942
Environmental Science
1,642 / 35,883
Computer Science
1,209 / 16,634
Nuclear Physics
1,203 / 65,042
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
1,200 / 17,352
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,130 / 27,507
Immunology
1,036 / 32,031
Molecular Biology
998 / 39,644
Cardiology
951 / 29,567
Condensed Matter Physics
871 / 10,588
Atomic and Molecular physics
856 / 13,970
Anatomy and Physiology
831 / 20,072
Organic Chemistry
811 / 17,668
Psychology
654 / 18,503
Geology
634 / 9,778
Optical Engineering
628 / 8,211
Demography
625 / 19,163
Radiation Therapy
602 / 8,945
Pharmacology
542 / 12,399
Anesthesiology
505 / 8,581
Ecology
448 / 13,987
Botany
446 / 11,645
Biophysics
434 / 10,332
Microbiology
422 / 14,057
Theoretical Physics
416 / 9,975
Inorganic Chemistry
393 / 21,915
Pharmacy
388 / 6,779
Dermatology
388 / 1,674
Urology
378 / 6,068

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19905012835
19915893385
19925283643
19935684031
19945674309
19956285258
19966725696
19977567071
19988668371
199982310148
200094211510
200196513361
200296215294
2003106317855
200499820689
2005105024418
2006102226641
2007106529733
2008103932043
2009100435178
2010102936309
201196739401
2012108944592
2013109446060
2014108445667
2015112747048
2016102844638
2017119545003
2018125739322
2019145342810
2020138248943

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+
Engineering | IT+
Maths | Natural Sciences+
ShushiArts and Humanities, Business Administration, Clinical Psychology, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Health Sciences, Law, Literature, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Social Welfare, Social Work

Notable alumni

  1. Shinya Yamanaka

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    Shinya Yamanaka
    Awards
    Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2012
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    biologistphysicianprofessorsurgeonphysicist
    Biography

    Shinya Yamanaka is a Japanese stem cell researcher, winner of the Nobel Prize. He serves as the director of Center for iPS Cell (induced Pluripotent Stem Cell) Research and Application and a professor at the Institute for Frontier Medical Sciences at Kyoto University; as a senior investigator at the UCSF-affiliated J. David Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco, California; and as a professor of anatomy at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Yamanaka is also a past president of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR).

  2. Akira Yoshino

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    Akira Yoshino
    Awards
    Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2019
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    chemistengineerinventor
    Biography

    Akira Yoshino is a Japanese chemist. He is a fellow of Asahi Kasei Corporation and a professor at Meijo University in Nagoya. He created the first safe, production-viable lithium-ion battery which became used widely in cellular phones and notebook computers. Yoshino was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2019 alongside M. Stanley Whittingham and John B. Goodenough.

  3. Takeshi Kaikō

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    Takeshi Kaikō
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1930-1989 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    novelistjournalistwritercontributing editorpeace activist
    Biography

    Takeshi Kaikō was a prominent post-World War II Japanese novelist, short-story writer, essayist, literary critic, and television documentary writer. He was distinguished by his knowledge, intellect, sense of humor and conversational skills, and although his style has been criticized as wordy and obtuse, he was one of the more popular Japanese writers in the late Shōwa period.

  4. Hideo Hashimoto

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    Hideo Hashimoto
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Hideo Hashimoto is a Japanese football player. He plays for FC Imabari.

  5. Tokushichi Nomura II

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    Tokushichi Nomura II
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1878-1945 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    art collectorentrepreneurpolitician
    Biography

    Tokushichi Nomura II was a Japanese businessman and investor. He was the founder of the Nomura Group zaibatsu who formed Nomura Securities in 1925. In 1928, he was appointed to the House of Peers in Japan.

  6. Motoi Oyama

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    Motoi Oyama
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Motoi Oyama is a Japanese businessman specializing in footwear. After graduating from Department of Commerce of Osaka City University, in January 1982 he joined ASICS where he worked ever since. In July 2001 he became President of ASICS Europe, and between June 2004 and February 2008 held senior manager positions at the central ASICS offices. On 8 February 2008, he was appointed as ASICS President, and in April 2011 also became its chief executive officer.

General info

Alternative names大阪市立大学
Founded1928
AccreditationMinistry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
MottoCreativity, Friendliness and Flexibility
Colorsagate, sapphire, gray
Academic structureFaculty of Business
Faculty of Economics
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Literature and Human Sciences
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Medicine
School of Nursing
Faculty of Human Life Science

Location and Contacts

Address3-3-138 Sugimoto, Sumiyoshi-ku
Osaka, Osaka, 558-8585
Japan
City population2,740,000
Phone+81 (6) 6605 3453
Fax+81 (6) 6605 2058

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