Shimane University Rankings

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In the World#1837 of 14178
In Asia#450 of 5833
In Japan#98 of 718
In Matsue#1 of 1

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

Publications & Citations

Publications
12,819
Citations
203,115

Shimane University majors

by publication count

Medicine
3,239
Biology
2,169
Chemistry
1,754
Materials science
1,525
Mathematics
862
Geology
764
Computer science
604
Environmental science
391
Engineering
292
Physics
281
Psychology
242
Geography
147
Business
34
Economics
30
Political science
22
Philosophy
18
Art
14
Sociology
11
History
8

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geology47412,282
Environmental science6619,036
Biology77362,398
Medicine78743,820
Chemistry105427,370
Materials science106415,677
Mathematics10667,926
Engineering14462,505
Physics15472,385
Psychology16114,012
Geography1748565
Computer science18922,916
Sociology2061303
Economics2614230
Business3072164
History32002
Philosophy32731
Political science42828

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199065202
199167202
199269253
199384278
199469312
199595351
1996119368
1997139491
1998151611
1999169796
20002001080
20011691220
20022011535
20032661921
20043702298
20054522957
20065304164
20075255313
20084776026
20095177485
20105018769
20115379901
201258411264
201361212886
201457213618
201567113979
201661513661
201771415287
201873414538
201982417417
202083221179

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

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

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities+
Business | Politics | Social Sciences+
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine+
Engineering | IT+
Maths | Natural Sciences+
ShushiBiological and Life Sciences, Cultural Studies, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Law, Medicine, Modern Languages, Nursing, Social Sciences
HakaseEngineering, Law, Medicine

General info

Alternative names島根大学
Founded1949
WikipediaShimane University
AccreditationMinistry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

Location and Contacts

Address1060 Nishikawatsu-cho
Matsue, Shimane, 690-8504
Japan
City population204,000
Phone+81 (852) 32 6100
Fax+81 (852) 32 6059

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