Tokyo Metropolitan University: Statistics

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#729 of 14,131 In the World
#135 of 5,830 In Asia
#28 of 719 In Japan
#1 of 8 In Hachioji
#116 of 1,008 For Robotics
Top50% For 70 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
15%
Enrollment
9,126
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Website
www.tmu.ac.jp
Languages
Japanese;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate15%
Admissions RequirementsUndergraduate Admissions: Applicants must have completed 12 years of school education (or equivalent) and pass entrance examinations administered by the University. Graduate Admissions: Applicants must have graduated from a university (undergraduate program or equivalent) and pass entrance examinations administered by the University.
Academic CalendarApril to March (April - September; October-March)
Enrollment9,126
Full time employee650
Student:staff ratio14:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
23,929
Citations
903,506

Tokyo Metropolitan University majors

by publication & citation count

Physics
9,238 / 426,779
Engineering
7,462 / 128,207
Chemistry
6,534 / 170,534
Materials Science
4,304 / 81,904
Biology
2,816 / 259,544
Computer Science
2,140 / 157,336
Environmental Science
2,125 / 39,653
Medicine
1,720 / 28,631
Quantum and Particle physics
1,634 / 244,051
Condensed Matter Physics
1,586 / 32,172
Nuclear Physics
1,207 / 195,169
Atomic and Molecular physics
987 / 24,530
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
954 / 6,616
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
809 / 10,458
Optical Engineering
743 / 12,071
Geology
684 / 12,207
Automation and Control engineering
651 / 5,928
Astrophysics and Astronomy
616 / 22,627
Chemical Engineering
589 / 16,786
Inorganic Chemistry
574 / 18,198
Psychology
574 / 9,268
Biochemistry
573 / 34,478
Mathematics
550 / 6,845
Business
467 / 2,996
Computer Vision
436 / 2,627
Botany
415 / 15,913
Robotics
409 / 2,608
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
385 / 7,721
Organic Chemistry
374 / 11,652
Nanotechnology
364 / 25,345
Geography and Cartography
358 / 1,851
Ecology
331 / 8,253
Art & Design
323 / 86,153
Theoretical Physics
322 / 5,700
Demography
317 / 7,055
Economics
317 / 3,644
Genetics
296 / 67,381
Electronic Engineering
290 / 5,420
Molecular Biology
290 / 13,379
Metallurgical Engineering
273 / 4,230

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 255 2239
1992 277 2606
1993 323 3108
1994 371 3550
1995 358 3972
1996 465 4678
1997 452 5128
1998 491 5968
1999 567 7139
2000 613 7662
2001 617 8585
2002 748 10734
2003 753 14007
2004 772 16487
2005 744 19604
2006 802 22139
2007 858 25519
2008 838 27181
2009 826 30675
2010 894 31786
2011 974 37784
2012 1118 52194
2013 1072 59788
2014 1148 63339
2015 1150 73796
2016 1191 76688
2017 1180 69240
2018 1343 70617
2019 1433 71298
2020 1275 74108
2021 1083 74150

Tuition

International studetns 520,800 per year TMU offers a scholarship program for high-achieving students who wish to pursue their graduate education at TMU. Tokyo Global Partner Scholarship: (JPY)
Local studetns 520,800 per year (JPY)

Programs and Degrees

Gakushi Arts and Humanities, Economics, Engineering, Law, Social Sciences
Shushi Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Architectural and Environmental Design, Arts and Humanities, Behavioural Sciences, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cultural Studies, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, History, International Studies, Law, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Physics, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Tourism, Urban Studies
Hakase Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Applied Chemistry, Architectural and Environmental Design, Arts and Humanities, Behavioural Sciences, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Cultural Studies, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Studies, History, International Studies, Law, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Philosophy, Physical Therapy, Political Sciences, Social Sciences, Tourism, Urban Studies

Notable alumni

  1. Harry Glicken

    Harry Glicken
    Years
    1958-1991 (aged 33)
    Occupations
    geologistvolcanologist
    Biography

    Harry Glicken was an American volcanologist. He researched Mount St. Helens in the United States before and after its 1980 eruption, and was very distraught about the death of volcanologist David A. Johnston, who was Glicken's mentor and supervisor in Spring 1980 at Mount St. Helens. Glicken was initially assigned to the USGS observation post in the week's leading up to the eruption, but was called away the night before the eruption.

  2. Masao Yamaguchi

    Masao Yamaguchi
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1931-2013 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    anthropologist
    Biography

    Masao Yamaguchi was a Japanese anthropologist.

General info

Alternative names TMU
首都大学東京
Founded 2005
Accreditation Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Motto To pursue the vision of an ideal human society in a metropolis

Location and Contacts

Address Hachioji, Tokyo
Japan
City population 576,000

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