Hokkaido University

country rank  5
world rank  385

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University Overview

Established in 1918, Hokkaido University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Sapporo (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Hokkaido. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Hakodate, Hokkaido. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Hokkaido University (Hokudai) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Hokkaido University (Hokudai) 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 102 years old Japanese 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. Hokudai also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name 北海道大学
Acronym Hokudai
Founded 1918 Origins date back to 1876
Motto Boys, Be Ambitious
Colours Green

University Location

Address Nishi 5 Kita 8, Kita-ku
Sapporo
060-0808 Hokkaido
Japan
Tel +81 (11) 716 2111
Fax +81 (11) 706 2095
Other locations Hakodate, Hokkaido

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Nishi 5 Kita 8, Kita-ku
Sapporo 060-0808
(11) 706 2182

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Hokkaido University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

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


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Association of Universities (IAU)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure


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