In Numbers

(Data as of 2023)

At a Glance

Established in 1876
Students 18,057*
Faculty and Staff 3,920
Undergraduate Schools 12
Graduate Schools 21
Alumni 242,319
Partner Institutions 748**

*Including 2,177 international students from 125 countries/regions

**Located in 73 countries/regions


Times Higher Education (THE) World University Impact Rankings 2024

72nd in the world, 1st in Japan.

Times Higher Education (THE) Asia University Rankings 2024

79th in Asia.

Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2024

351-400th in the world.

QS World University Rankings 2025

173rd in the world, 8th in Japan.

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) 2023

201-300th in the world, 6-8th in Japan.

Nature Index Top Academic Institutions 2021

114th in the world, 7th in Japan.

Reuters Asia Pacific Most Innovative Universities 2019

28th in Asia-Pacific region.

Number of Students

Undergraduate Courses

School/Program Number of Students

Letters/Humanities and Human Sciences

Education 203
Law 693
Economics and Business 621
Science 998
Medicine 1,123
Dental Medicine 259
Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy 309
Engineering 2,163
Agriculture 670
Veterinary Medicine 211
Fisheries Sciences 660
Modern Japanese
Study Program
First-year Education Division 2,674
TOTAL 11,315

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Graduate Courses

School/Faculty Number of Students
Humanities and Human Sciences 433
Law 218
Information Science and Technology 550
Pharmaceutical Sciences  
Fisheries Sciences 313
Environmental Sciences 505
Environmental Earth Science 8
Science 446
Agriculture 483
Life Science 441
Advanced Life Science 1
Education 209
International Media, Communication, and Tourism Studies 202
Media and Communication 17
Health Sciences 171
Engineering 1,000
Chemical Sciences and Engineering 445
Economics and Business 162
Medicine 547
Dental Medicine 144
Veterinary Medicine 56
Biomedical Science and Engineering 46
Infectious Diseases 59
Global Food Resources 61
Public Policy 68
TOTAL 6,585

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Number of Staff

Organization Number of Staff
Governing Organization Staff 103
Educational Research Organization Staff 2,833
Administrative Staff 978
TOTAL 3,917

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Updated on   June 12, 2024