Shimane University: Statistics

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#1192 of 14,131 In the World
#301 of 5,830 In Asia
#75 of 719 In Japan
#284 of 1,015 For Petrology and Geochemistry
Top50% For 28 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
34%
Enrollment
7,500
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Languages
Japanese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate34%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school or recognized equivalent or foreign equivalent, and entrance examination
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - September; October-March)
Enrollment7,500
Full time employee750
Student:staff ratio10:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
11,344
Citations
201,322

Shimane University majors

by publication & citation count

Medicine
3,268 / 55,942
Biology
3,021 / 71,755
Chemistry
2,746 / 53,031
Engineering
2,135 / 27,373
Physics
1,871 / 22,213
Environmental Science
1,548 / 29,121
Materials Science
1,432 / 17,515
Geology
685 / 10,112
Computer Science
633 / 7,318
Oncology and Cancer research
592 / 11,913
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
485 / 6,832
Biochemistry
464 / 18,715
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
401 / 6,888
Surgery
383 / 7,644
Demography
326 / 5,582
Petrology and Geochemistry
316 / 5,338
Condensed Matter Physics
312 / 3,422
Pathology
307 / 6,240
Botany
303 / 5,602
Molecular Biology
299 / 12,108
Psychology
290 / 6,251
Immunology
243 / 7,022
Agricultural Science
234 / 3,717
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
234 / 957
Genetics
228 / 7,425
Inorganic Chemistry
215 / 4,893
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
214 / 2,742
Mathematics
210 / 2,416
Ecology
187 / 4,718
Anatomy and Physiology
176 / 3,567
Optical Engineering
174 / 1,508
Health Science
166 / 2,763
Cardiology
166 / 1,561
Automation and Control engineering
152 / 1,104
Horticulture
150 / 1,876
Oceanography
149 / 1,460
Chemical Engineering
135 / 1,500
Paleontology
134 / 2,107
Metallurgical Engineering
134 / 2,996
Geography and Cartography
131 / 645

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 71 233
1992 73 273
1993 84 305
1994 78 335
1995 102 375
1996 123 421
1997 150 558
1998 161 692
1999 187 878
2000 218 1224
2001 188 1375
2002 225 1713
2003 293 2135
2004 387 2547
2005 463 3287
2006 544 4446
2007 530 5576
2008 497 6418
2009 536 7906
2010 517 9246
2011 549 10338
2012 601 11745
2013 632 13426
2014 591 14288
2015 687 14779
2016 632 14405
2017 744 16374
2018 755 16326
2019 849 19048
2020 898 24253
2021 866 30680

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $6,250$6,250
International students $6,250

Shimane 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 +
Shushi Biological and Life Sciences, Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Law, Medicine, Modern Languages, Nursing, Social Sciences
Hakase Engineering, Law, Medicine

Notable alumni

  1. Darren Cheni

    Darren Cheni
    Born in
    Taiwan Flag Taiwan
    Years
    1995-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Kuan Hong, also known as Kuan Hong or Darren Chen, is a Taiwanese actor and model. He is best known for his roles in Meteor Garden (2018), My Unicorn Girl, The Sleuth of the Ming Dynasty (2020), No Boundary season 1 (2021) and No Boundary season 2 (2021).

General info

Alternative names 島根大学
Founded 1949
Accreditation Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

Location and Contacts

Address 1060 Nishikawatsu-cho
Matsue, Shimane, 690-8504
Japan
City population 202,000
Phone +81 (852) 32 6100
Fax +81 (852) 32 6059

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