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The University of Tokyo

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world rank 59

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University Overview

Established in 1877, The University of Tokyo is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Tokyo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Komaba, Kashiwa. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan, The University of Tokyo (TODAI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. The University of Tokyo (TODAI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 140 years old higher-education 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. TODAI 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name


東京大学

Acronym

TODAI

Founded

1877

Colours

Light blue

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University Location

Address

7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo (population range: over 5,000,000)
113-8654 Tokyo Japan

Telehone

+81 (3) 3812 2111

Telefax

+81

Other locations

Komaba, Kashiwa

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate
Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of The University of Tokyo for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
International students 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)

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

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University 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

7-3-1, Hongo, Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo 113-8654+81 (3) 5841 1222

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate The University of Tokyo'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.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment

Total Student Enrolment 25,000-29,999

Academic Staff

Total Faculty and Academic Staff over-5,000

Control Type

Control Type Public

Entity Type

Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting

Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation

None

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Facilities and Services

Library

University Library Yes Go to 東京大学'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

Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of The University of Tokyo 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.

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Accreditation

Accreditation Seal 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)
  • National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (NIAD-UE)



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 The University of Tokyo 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 the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)


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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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The University of Tokyo's free video lectures and course materials


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