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Sapporo Medical University

country rank  121
world rank  2668

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Overview

Founded in 1950, the Sapporo Medical University (Sapporo Ika Daigaku) 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. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, Sapporo Medical University (SMU) is a very small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational Japanese higher education institution. Sapporo Medical University (SMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 74-year-old Japanese higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 20-29% making this Japanese higher education organization a very selective institution. SMU 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.

University Snapshot

Control

Sapporo Medical University's Control Typepublic

Entity

Sapporo Medical University's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Sapporo Medical University' Size by Total Enrollmentvery small-sized

Selectivity

Sapporo Medical University's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratevery selective

University Identity

Name
Name (Non Latin) 札幌医科大学
Name (English) Sapporo Ika Daigaku
Acronym SMU
Founded 1950
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University Location

Address 17 Nishi, Minami 1, Chuo-ku
Sapporo
060-8556 Hokkaido
Japan
Sapporo Medical University's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Sapporo Medical University Phone Number +81 (11) 611 2111
Sapporo Medical University Fax Number +81 (11) 613 7134

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.


Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Sapporo Medical University's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Sapporo Medical University's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.


Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Sapporo Medical University's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Sapporo Medical University.

Sapporo Medical University: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our "Introduction to University Admissions" article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Sapporo Medical University's admission information.

Sapporo Medical University's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Sapporo Medical University's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Sapporo Medical University a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Sapporo Medical University's acceptance rate range is 20-29% making this institution a very selective higher education institution.


Sapporo Medical University's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.


Sapporo Medical University's Admission Office Admission Office






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Size and Profile

Introduction

University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Sapporo Medical University.

Sapporo Medical University's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Sapporo Medical University has an enrollment range of 1,000-1,999 students making it a very small-sized institution.


Sapporo Medical University's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).


Sapporo Medical University's Control Type Control Type

Sapporo Medical University is a public higher education institution.


Sapporo Medical University's Entity Type Entity Type

Sapporo Medical University is a non-profit higher education institution.


Sapporo Medical University's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.


Sapporo Medical University's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Religious Affiliation

Sapporo Medical University does not have any religious affiliation.


Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our two guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Sapporo Medical University's main facilities:


Sapporo Medical University's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Sapporo Medical University's Library


Sapporo Medical University's Housing University Housing

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Sapporo Medical University's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.



University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Sapporo Medical University's main services:


Sapporo Medical University's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Sapporo Medical University's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Sapporo Medical University's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Sapporo Medical University's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Sapporo Medical University's Career Services Career Services

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Recognition and Accreditation

Introduction

There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.


Sapporo Medical University's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Sapporo Medical University is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1997


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Sapporo Medical University's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Japan University Accreditation Association (JUAA)


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

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Affiliations and Memberships

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Academic Structure

Introduction

Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.


Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Sapporo Medical University 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media

Introduction

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Social Media

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Sapporo Medical University's YouTube channel Sapporo Medical University's official YouTube channel

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Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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