The University of Tokyo

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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 large metropolis of Tokyo (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Komaba, Kashiwa. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan, The University of Tokyo (TODAI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Japanese 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 143 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. TODAI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name 東京大学
Acronym TODAI
Founded 1877
Colours Light blue

University Location

Address 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku
Tokyo
113-8654 Tokyo
Japan
Tel +81 (3) 3812 2111
Fax +81
Other locations Komaba, Kashiwa

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to The University of Tokyo's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
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)
  • National Institution for Academic Degrees and University Evaluation (NIAD-UE)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure

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Social Media

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Instagram

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021