University of Electro-Communications: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#985 of 14,131 In the World
#229 of 5,830 In Asia
#55 of 719 In Japan
#1 of 3 In Chofu
#74 of 1,008 For Robotics
Top50% For 45 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
23%
Enrollment
5,329
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Bachelor
Website
www.uec.ac.jp
Languages
Japanese

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate23%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school and entrance examination
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - September; October-March)
Enrollment5,329
Full time employee302
Student:staff ratio18:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
15,382
Citations
227,051

University of Electro-Communications majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
7,312 / 113,816
Physics
5,855 / 119,576
Computer Science
3,873 / 34,778
Chemistry
3,656 / 75,838
Materials Science
3,326 / 67,279
Optical Engineering
1,770 / 26,792
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,550 / 13,299
Atomic and Molecular physics
992 / 26,271
Condensed Matter Physics
782 / 27,461
Automation and Control engineering
767 / 13,885
Computer Vision
759 / 7,191
Mathematics
695 / 8,153
Environmental Science
583 / 12,110
Computer Networking
566 / 3,805
Art & Design
518 / 4,199
Electronic Engineering
506 / 3,261
Medicine
503 / 4,802
Robotics
470 / 5,761
Biology
402 / 15,785
Blockchain and Cryptography
373 / 4,509
Earth science and Geophysics
343 / 9,059
Geology
317 / 7,986
Acoustical Engineering
313 / 2,029
Business
289 / 1,863
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
287 / 2,956
Computational Linguistics
287 / 2,005
Human-Computer Interaction
283 / 2,137
Psychology
256 / 2,850
Metallurgical Engineering
250 / 9,223
Quantum and Particle physics
249 / 4,519
Machine Learning
202 / 1,782
Electrical Engineering
195 / 1,062
Multimedia
192 / 961
Astrophysics and Astronomy
177 / 4,396
Nanotechnology
157 / 11,538
Chemical Engineering
155 / 2,809
Applied Mathematics
147 / 1,313
Cyber Security
141 / 2,175
Inorganic Chemistry
136 / 2,524
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
135 / 2,366

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 114 570
1992 146 689
1993 184 833
1994 169 885
1995 195 1166
1996 225 1125
1997 253 1408
1998 252 1620
1999 338 1866
2000 391 2315
2001 410 2506
2002 461 3401
2003 412 4302
2004 435 5281
2005 562 5834
2006 629 7208
2007 587 8509
2008 633 9263
2009 800 10799
2010 751 11562
2011 743 12992
2012 824 13683
2013 673 14489
2014 837 14921
2015 886 15650
2016 923 15574
2017 904 15595
2018 996 16116
2019 1048 17655
2020 951 19672
2021 743 20715

Tuition

The University of Electro-Communications has 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 +
Hakase Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, Information Technology, Telecommunications Engineering

Notable alumni

  1. Ken Kutaragi

    Ken Kutaragi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1950-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    inventorbusinesspersonengineercomputer scientistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Ken Kutaragi is a Japanese engineering technologist and businessman. He is the former chairman and CEO of Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIEI), the video game division of Sony Corporation, and current president and CEO of Cyber AI Entertainment. He is known as "The Father of the PlayStation", as he oversaw the development of the original console and its successors and spinoffs, including the PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable and the PlayStation 3. He departed Sony in 2007, six years before the PlayStation 4 was released.

  2. Jirō Nitta

    Jirō Nitta
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1912-1980 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    meteorologistscreenwriternovelist
    Biography

    Jirō Nitta is the pen name of popular Japanese historical novelist Hiroto Fujiwara (藤原 寛人, Fujiwara Hiroto). He was born in an area that is now part of the city of Suwa, Nagano Prefecture, Japan.

  3. Soichi Terada

    Soichi Terada
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1965-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    composermusic arrangerrecord producer
    Biography

    Soichi Terada is a Japanese electronic music composer, best known for his work in the Ape Escape video game series. He started producing music in 1989 as well as remixing singers such as Nami Shimada. He and fellow producer Shinichiro Yokota formed Far East Recording in 1990, releasing various albums and singles. In 1999, after releasing Sumo Jungle, he was given an opportunity to compose for Ape Escape.

  4. Noritoshi Ishida

    Noritoshi Ishida
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1951-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Noritoshi Ishida is a Japanese politician of the New Komeito Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Kōchi, he attended the University of Electro-Communications as undergraduate and received a master's degree from Soka University. After that, he worked at the government of Tokyo from 1979 to 1988. He was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1990.

General info

Alternative names UEC
電気通信大学
Founded 1949
Accreditation Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Academic structure Faculty of Electro-Communications
Graduate School of Electro-Communications
Graduate School of Information Systems

Location and Contacts

Address 1-5-1 Chofugaoka
Chofu, Tokyo, 182-8585
Japan
City population 240,000
Phone +81 (424) 43 5014
Fax +81 (424) 43 5108

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