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Tohoku University

Japan

269th US-News World Ranking

Tohoku University is a public university which was established in 1907. The university is located in Sendai, Miyagi in the Tohoku Region, Japan.  It was the third Imperial University in Japan and is one of the National Seven Universities. It is considered one of the most prestigious universities in Japan, and one of the top fifty universities in the world.

Tohoku University comprises fifteen faculties; Faculty of Arts and Letters, Faculty of Education, Faculty of Law, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Faculty of Information and Intelligent Systems, Faculty of Applied Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biomolecular Engineering, Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Architecture, and Faculty of Agriculture. The university also has 15 graduate schools and 3 professional graduate schools such as; Law School, School of Public Policy, and Accounting School. The university also has a research center for prediction of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions.

Tohoku University has more than 18,798 students which include 11,094 Undergraduate students, 7,704 Graduate students, and 1,346 International Students. The university has more than 5,756 faculty members. 

Tohoku University provides scholarship opportunities to students on the basis of academic excellence. The university has four Libraries: Tohoku University Library, Medical Library, Kita-Aobayama Library, Engineering Library, and Agricultural Library. It also has Internet School of Tohoku University which promotes E-Learning System. The university also has eight Collaborating Institutions and seven Research Centres. 

Notable Alumni: Sumio Iijima (discovered Carbon nanotube), Shizuo Kakutani (creator of the Kakutani fixed-point theorem), Nobuhiko Kawamoto (CEO of Honda Motors)

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

3
GPA
33
IB
75
Percentage
41%
Acceptance Rate

Cost

Fees

Bachelors: JPY  535,800

Masters: JPY 535,800

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Deadlines

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

Tohoku University Rankings

Global

269
US News
79
QS
151 -200
Shanghai
201 -250
Times Higher Education
77
Guardian
153
GTU Rank

Regional

Japan
4
US News
5
QS
4 -5
Shanghai
3
Times Higher Education

Regional

Asia
32
US News
23
QS
31
Times Higher Education
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University Stats

University Stats
18798

Students

University Stats
1346

International Students

University Stats
11094

Undergraduates

University Stats
7704

Postgraduate

University Stats
5756

Faculty Strength

University Stats
5

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
41
%

Acceptance Rate

University Stats
¥
198000

Tuition Fees

University Stats
¥
360000

Living Cost

University Stats
3

Avg. GPA

University Stats
33

Avg. IB

University Stats
75
%

Avg. Percentage

* All cost are in JPY

Reach Out

980-8577 Miyagi Prefecture, Sendai, Aoba Ward, Katahira, ,Japan

tohoku-fgl@grp.tohoku.ac.jp

(+81) 227954802

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