Tokyo Metropolitan University: Statistics

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#788 of 14,131 In the World
#156 of 5,830 In Asia
#31 of 719 In Japan
#1 of 8 In Hachioji
#63 of 1,009 For UX/UI Desgin
Top50% For 138 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
21%
Enrollment
9,059
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Website
www.tmu.ac.jp
Languages
Japanese;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate21%
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)
Enrollment9,059
Full time employee650
Student:staff ratio14:1

We've calculated the 21% acceptance rate for Tokyo Metropolitan University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Tokyo Metropolitan University is a world-class research university with 33,465 scientific papers published and 610,826 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Biology, Environmental Science, Materials Science, Computer Science, Organic Chemistry, and Liberal Arts & Social Sciences.

Publications
33,465
Citations
610,826

Tokyo Metropolitan University majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
22,006 / 298,400
Physics
21,856 / 472,513
Chemistry
19,595 / 486,986
Quantum and Particle physics
16,293 / 397,311
Biology
16,146 / 428,918
Environmental Science
14,190 / 198,152
Materials Science
12,963 / 208,449
Computer Science
11,666 / 207,048
Organic Chemistry
11,562 / 225,335
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
8,500 / 217,628
Medicine
7,997 / 125,924
Geology
7,918 / 119,959
Biochemistry
7,675 / 319,896
Geography and Cartography
6,603 / 69,716
Optical Engineering
6,505 / 99,106
Genetics
5,938 / 269,777
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
5,742 / 127,249
Electrical Engineering
5,174 / 63,154
Metallurgical Engineering
5,032 / 91,384
Ecology
4,791 / 68,990
Mathematics
4,648 / 61,349
Nuclear Physics
4,470 / 91,219
Philosophy
4,278 / 149,415
Paleontology
4,275 / 69,439
Psychology
4,206 / 72,043
Business
4,049 / 29,211
Astrophysics and Astronomy
3,700 / 196,601
Statistics
3,624 / 52,646
Mechanical Engineering
3,623 / 35,293
Physical chemistry
3,313 / 63,960
Condensed Matter Physics
3,099 / 58,239
Chemical Engineering
3,079 / 71,202
Nanotechnology
2,906 / 61,295
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
2,890 / 33,711
Telecommunications
2,797 / 31,380
Computer Vision
2,788 / 21,536
History
2,715 / 31,740
Aerospace Engineering
2,702 / 32,024
Archaeology
2,543 / 30,712
Pathology
2,486 / 35,059

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 295 1831
1991 265 1826
1992 288 2028
1993 337 2405
1994 395 2496
1995 364 2610
1996 470 3214
1997 469 3347
1998 490 4000
1999 602 4856
2000 667 5395
2001 699 5975
2002 800 7006
2003 814 8295
2004 879 9484
2005 869 11482
2006 917 13336
2007 957 15188
2008 902 17048
2009 930 19266
2010 986 20619
2011 994 23756
2012 1067 27086
2013 1144 29581
2014 1218 32182
2015 1221 33629
2016 1247 34949
2017 1226 33580
2018 1267 31675
2019 1431 33395
2020 1314 38114
2021 1699 46828
2022 1715 44290
Academic rankings

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

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Tokyo Metropolitan University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design No No No
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business No No No
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
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
    volcanologistgeologist
    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 weeks 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
    anthropologistethnologist
    Biography

    Masao Yamaguchi was a Japanese anthropologist.

Tokyo Metropolitan University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Economics and Business Administration Accountancy, Business Administration, Economic History, Economics, Industrial Engineering, Management, Marketing
Faculty : Health Sciences Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Radiology
Faculty : Humanities and Social Sciences American Studies, Anthropology, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Asian Studies, Cultural Studies, English Studies, European Studies, French Studies, Germanic Studies, History, Literature, Modern Languages, Pedagogy, Philosophical Schools, Philosophy, Psychology, Social Studies, Social Welfare, Sociology, Visual Arts
Faculty : Law Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, International Law, Law, Political Sciences, Public Law
Faculty : Science Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics
Faculty : Systems Design Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Industrial Design, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering
Faculty : Urban Environmental Sciences Applied Chemistry, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Architecture and Planning, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geography (Human), Tourism, Town Planning, Urban Studies
Graduate School : Human Health Sciences Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Food Science, Health Sciences, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Physiology, Radiology, Sports
Graduate School : Humanities Behavioural Sciences, Cultural Studies, History, Philosophy, Social Sciences
Graduate School : Law and Politics Law, Political Sciences
Graduate School : Management Accountancy, Business Administration, Economic History, Leadership, Management, Marketing
Graduate School : Science Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
Graduate School : Systems Design Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Industrial Design, Information Sciences, Mechanical Engineering
Graduate School : Urban Environmental Sciences Applied Chemistry, Architectural and Environmental Design, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geography, Geography (Human), Geology, Meteorology, Social and Community Services, Structural Architecture, Tourism, Town Planning, Urban Studies

General information

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 1-1 Minami-Ohsawa Hachioji
Tokyo, 192-0397
Japan
City population 576,000

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