University of Tsukuba: Statistics

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Rank Ranking
#224 of 14,131 In the World
#25 of 5,830 In Asia
#9 of 719 In Japan
#1 of 4 In Tsukuba
#40 of 1,451 For Condensed Matter Physics
Top100 For 11 other topics

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
32%
Enrollment
16,525
Male:Female Ratio
61:39
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
Japanese;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate32%
Admissions RequirementsGraduation from high school (or recognized equivalent) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarApril to March (Spring: April - Sep; Fall: Oct-Mar)
Enrollment16,525
Full time employee4,750
Student:staff ratio3:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
72,120
Citations
1,936,274

University of Tsukuba majors

by publication & citation count

Physics
18,036 / 489,622
Biology
15,704 / 723,629
Medicine
15,686 / 401,608
Chemistry
15,389 / 453,980
Engineering
15,173 / 279,267
Materials Science
9,097 / 181,170
Computer Science
7,182 / 128,154
Environmental Science
5,220 / 123,929
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,686 / 111,178
Condensed Matter Physics
3,366 / 94,868
Psychology
2,614 / 68,566
Biochemistry
2,604 / 160,307
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,585 / 28,504
Atomic and Molecular physics
2,580 / 54,141
Quantum and Particle physics
2,426 / 135,869
Molecular Biology
2,178 / 125,161
Optical Engineering
2,122 / 35,512
Oncology and Cancer research
1,933 / 61,192
Surgery
1,864 / 42,197
Genetics
1,814 / 142,046
Botany
1,784 / 68,258
Mathematics
1,758 / 23,109
Pathology
1,555 / 48,464
Nuclear Physics
1,554 / 119,211
Geology
1,527 / 36,697
Demography
1,490 / 77,528
Business
1,366 / 16,360
Art & Design
1,283 / 12,825
Immunology
1,274 / 65,760
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
1,192 / 22,964
Cardiology
1,186 / 21,895
Computer Vision
1,168 / 14,284
Anatomy and Physiology
1,143 / 30,613
Economics
1,030 / 14,879
Physical Therapy
965 / 22,293
Chemical Engineering
944 / 26,375
Inorganic Chemistry
860 / 35,680
Geography and Cartography
827 / 13,115
Organic Chemistry
822 / 24,906
Nanotechnology
805 / 30,511

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1032 10315
1992 1101 11530
1993 1085 11256
1994 1235 12744
1995 1250 13950
1996 1438 15504
1997 1525 17459
1998 1782 20653
1999 1693 23992
2000 1956 26212
2001 1998 30000
2002 2219 35321
2003 2239 40860
2004 2384 46923
2005 2365 53484
2006 2655 61096
2007 2676 69214
2008 2552 76126
2009 2697 83034
2010 2871 89588
2011 3073 100657
2012 3153 108710
2013 3288 119402
2014 3335 121797
2015 3575 124586
2016 3463 126548
2017 3807 130068
2018 4047 128977
2019 4118 143604
2020 4444 170950
2021 4502 185740

Tuition

Local studetns Registration, 282,000; tuition, 535,800 per annum (JPY)

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 +++
Gakushi Agriculture, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, Earth Sciences, Education, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, Information Sciences, International Studies, Japanese, Library Science, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medicine, Nursing, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Technology
Shushi Agriculture, Applied Physics, Behavioural Sciences, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Chemistry, Commercial Law, Communication Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Earth Sciences, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational Sciences, Energy Engineering, Environmental Management, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, Information Management, International Studies, Law, Library Science, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medicine, Modern Languages, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Physics, Psychology, Public Law, Safety Engineering, Secondary Education, Social Welfare, Sports, Technology
Hakase Agriculture, Anthropology, Applied Physics, Behavioural Sciences, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Development Studies, Earth Sciences, East Asian Studies, Economics, Education, Energy Engineering, Environmental Studies, Graphic Design, Health Sciences, Heritage Preservation, History, Human Resources, Information Management, Japanese, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Media Studies, Medicine, Modern Languages, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Psychology, Safety Engineering, Social Sciences, Social Welfare, Sports, Sports Medicine, Technology

University of Tsukuba alumni

  1. Kenki Fukuoka

    Kenki Fukuoka
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1992-.. (age 30)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Kenki Fukuoka is a Japanese rugby union player. He was named in Japan's squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. He was selected for Japan's 2016 Olympic sevens squad and included in the squad for the 2019 Rugby World Cup, held in Japan for the first time. Fukuoka won the man of the match award in Japan's victory against Scotland in the 2019 World Cup on 13 October 2019; a victory that saw Japan reach the competition's knockout stage for the first time. In 2021, he entered the Medical school of Juntendo University for professional doctor career.

  2. Masashi Nakayama

    Masashi Nakayama
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Masashi Nakayama is a Japanese football manager and former player who is the assistant manager of Júbilo Iwata. He played as a forward in his playing career. Born in Shizuoka, Nakayama attended Fujieda Higashi High School and University of Tsukuba before he joined Yamaha Motors (currently; Júbilo Iwata) of the Japan Soccer League, a precursor to the J1 League, which consisted of company sponsored teams. He retired in December 2012 at age 45 after playing three seasons for Consadole Sapporo, then he came back almost three years later with Azul Claro Numazu in Japan Football League, the club has been promoted to the J3 League since 2017. He also attends by the nickname Gon Nakayama.

  3. Naoya Ogawa

    Naoya Ogawa
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    judokamixed martial arts fighterprofessional wrestler
    Biography

    Naoya Ogawa is a Japanese Olympic and world champion judoka, retired professional wrestler, and mixed martial artist. He won a total of seven medals at the All-Japan Judo Championships (second only behind Yasuhiro Yamashita), and set a record of seven medals at the World Judo Championships. Ogawa won the silver medal in the +95 kg judo weight class at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

  4. Sota Hirayama

    Sota Hirayama
    Born in
    Japan Flag Japan
    Years
    1985-.. (age 37)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Sota Hirayama is a former Japanese football player. He played for Japan national team.

General info

Alternative names 筑波大学
Founded 1973
Accreditation Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan
Motto Imagine the future
Affiliations and memberships Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Location and Contacts

Address 1-1-1 Tennodai
Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-8577
Japan
City population 247,000
Phone +81 (29) 853 2111
Fax +81 (29) 853 2059

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