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Osaka University

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world rank

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Overview

Founded in 1931, Osaka University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the small city of Suita (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Osaka. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, Osaka University is a large (enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Osaka University offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 86 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Japanese higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Osaka University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name 大阪大学
Founded 1931
Motto Live Locally, Grow Globally
Colours Sky blue
Screenshot Osaka University Screenshot

Location


Address 1-1 Yamadaoka
Suita
565-0871 Osaka
Japan
Population range 250,000-499,999
+81 (66) 877 5111
+81 (66) 879 7106

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Osaka University's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students Not reported Not reported
International students Not reported Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Osaka University's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office
+81

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Osaka University's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Osaka University's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the Osaka University's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan


Year of first Accreditation

1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Osaka University as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • The Open Education Consortium (OEC)


Academic Structure

n.a.


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