Osaka University

country rank  8
world rank  399

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Founded in 1931, Osaka University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium city of Suita (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Osaka. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Osaka University is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Osaka University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 89 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Osaka University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name 大阪大学
Acronym
Founded 1931 Origins date back to 1724
Motto Live Locally, Grow Globally
Colours Sky blue

University Location

Address 1-1 Yamadaoka
Suita
565-0871 Osaka
Japan
Tel +81 (66) 877 5111
Fax +81 (66) 879 7106

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

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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%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

1952


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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