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Top University in Japan 2019

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QS Japan University Ranking 2019 released this ranking list among 75 Japanese Universities. For this ranking, they use the methodology of 11 indicators such as academic reputation, faculty/ student ratio (which assesses the proportion of full-time academic staff members employed per student enrolled), employer reputation, international research network, and more. Through this article, you can get a brief knowledge about the top 10 universities of Japan regarding core academic attributes as QS Japan University Ranking 2019.

  1. Keio University

Keio University
Keio University

This is the very first private institution for higher education. This is 10th among Japanese universities and it is 198th among world universities according to QS World University Ranking. It was established by Yukichi Fukuzawa in 1858 in Edo(Now Tokyo) for western studies. Today, there are over 300 overseas institution partners. Keio is providing a home to World- Class teaching facilities and a wide range of academic programs for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Among the indicators, they highly scored to employer reputation, research collaboration, and academic reputation.

  1. Waseda University

Waseda University
Waseda University

This got 9th in Japan ranking and 208th in the world ranking. It located at the heart of modern but traditional Japanese capital, which is Tokyo. Employer reputation is the perfect score for this university. Because of considering among its alumni, already there have seven prime ministers and leaders within a wide range of career sectors. This becomes the most diverse university in Japan, because of there is 5000 international student from 100 countries. And it more scored other than within the top 10 universities for the international student percentage of an institution.

  1. Kyushu University

Kyushu University
Kyushu University

This is the fourth oldest university in Japan and the largest contribution provide to higher education in the country.  It’s achieved 126th in the world and 8th at Japan University. Among the indicators, international research networks, faculty/ student ratio and employer reputation achieve higher scores. According to history, there are also many bright students such as Japanese engineer and JAXA astronaut, Koichi Wakata and famous Japanese artist, who is Masashi Kishimoto (creator of Naruto).

  1. Hokkaido University

Hokkaido University
Hokkaido University

This is started in 1876 as a Sapporo Agricultural College and this was the first institute of higher education in Japan to award bachelor of degree. This founded by the empire of Japan. It is also a member of the imperial university, which is the combination of the nation’s most prestigious universities. The world ranking is 128th and 7th place got among Japan universities. International research network, faculty/ student ratio, and staff with PhD achieved higher scores among the indicators.

  1. Nagoya University

It was founded in 1939 and one of the leading seven imperial universities. This university has achieved some of the highest standards in research and accounts for almost one-third of Japan’s Nobel laureates in science over the decades. Nagoya University achieves a second higher score for the faculty/ student ratio and got a higher score for the international research network. According to their score, they achieve 111th rank in the world and 6th rank in Japan.

  1. Tohoku University

Tohoku University
Tohoku University

This is got 5th place according to Japan University ranking and 177th among world universities, as the third imperial university and one of the Nation Seven University. Tohoku University highlighted because it was the first university that is admitted, female student, and international student. Faculty/ student ratio and international research network are indicators which achieve higher scores and the research achieves the latter reflecting its innovation in technical inventions such as fiber optics and the perpendicular magnetic recording, to name a couple.

  1. Tokyo Institute of Technology

It’s located in 3 places in Japan. According to that, there are two places located in the capital and third institute located in Yokohoma. It is also nearly 30 minutes away by train. This is the world’s leading research institute for practical science and engineering education. This is fourth place in Japan university ranking and 58th in the world ranking. It’s got near-perfect scores for six indicators out of 10. It’s got highest in paper per faculty indicator, a measure of productivity, and the staff with PhD indicator among the top 10 universities.

  1. Osaka University

Osaka University
Osaka University

The Osaka University which is founded in 1724 and it’s being sixth oldest University in the country. Currently, hold 3rd place among Japan universities and 67th according to the global ranking. According to QS World University Ranking by subject 2018, Osaka University selected to best 50 universities for chemical engineering, physic, and astronomy, Natural sciences. Osaka University achieves 3rd place by achieving excellent scores for most of the indicators. Because of reputed research, it’s achieving the second-highest score for international research network and academic reputation also got a higher score among the top 10 universities.

  1. Kyoto University

Kyoto University
Kyoto University

The university which is holds 2nd place among Japan Universities its mean second-best university in Japan and 35th place according to world ranking. In addition, Kyoto University has become one of the world’s leading institutes overall and has famed for having educated world-class researchers and 13th Nobel Prize laureates. Because of that, it’s gain an excellent score for employer reputation. In addition, academic reputation and international research networks got the highest score for measuring indicators.

  1. The University of Tokyo

    The University of Tokyo
    The University of Tokyo

According to ranking the best university in Japan and got 23rd among world universities. It is the most reputed university and established in 1887. When considering employer reputation, it got the highest value, when considering alumni we can understand it. Because there are five astronauts and 15 Japan’s prime ministers out of 62 Japan’s prime ministers. As the best university, it got the highest score to the most indicators and highest score achieve for academic reputation, employer reputation, and international research network.

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