68points

Osaka University

60points

Tohoku University

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26 facts in comparison

Osaka University vs Tohoku University

Osaka University
Tohoku University
68
points
Osaka University
60
points
Tohoku University

Why is Osaka University better than Tohoku University?

  • 2 785$ lower tuition required
    ?

    5 432$vs8217$
  • 57 more extracurricular activities offered
    ?

    126vs69
  • 26 higher position in U.S. News World's Best Universities ranking
    ?

    50vs76
  • 201$ lower cost of room and board
    ?

    539$vs740$
  • 1338194 bigger library collection
    ?

    3992500vs2654306
  • 39 higher position in ARWU universities ranking
    ?

    85vs124
  • 119 more academic staff
    ?

    3111vs2992
  • 2 785$ lower tuition required from international full-time students
    ?

    5 432$vs8217$

Why is Tohoku University better than Osaka University?

  • 10 higher position on Times Higher Education ranking
    ?

    137vs147
  • 5 more highly cited researchers
    ?

    7vs2
  • 69 more partner universities and research institutions
    ?

    168vs99
  • 0.41km² bigger campus
    ?

    2km²vs1.59km²
  • 3 more medical facilities
    ?

    5vs2

General info

1.Highly cited researchers
?

Compiled yearly by Clarivate Analytics, the number indicates how many researchers affiliated with a university are among the top 1% most cited scholars in their fields. Source: Clarivate Analytics, 2019.

Best

Stanford University

103

2

7

2.number of partner universities
?

Number of partner universities and research institutions shows how big are students' opportunities for exchanges and conducting research abroad. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

University of Rome La Sapienza

914

99

168

3.extracurricular activities
?

A wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Pennsylvania State University

1200

126

69

4.academic staff
?

Number of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.

Best

University of British Columbia

10186

3111

2992

5.endowment
?

A financial endowment is a transfer of money and/or property donated to an institution. In the United States, the endowment is often integral to the financial health of educational institutions. Alumni or friends of institution sometimes contribute capital to the endowment. Source: Wikipedia, 2019.

Best

Harvard University

32$ billion

2.3$ billion

1.3$ billion

6.year established
?

The university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

University of Oxford

1096

1724

1907

Admissions

1.enrolled international students
?

The percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

London School of Economics

52%

7%

7%

2.enrolled students
?

Enrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

University of Rome La Sapienza

128963

25248

18045

3.undergraduate students
?

Undergraduate education is an education level taken in order to gain one's first tertiary degree. When you're studying at bigger university you have better possibilities of networking and usually an access to better resources. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

University of Rome La Sapienza

108648

15937

10970

4.graduate students
?

A high number of Masters and PhD students can indicate that the university has a research focus. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

University of Barcelona

36036

7856

7033

Facilities

1.library collection
?

With a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Australian National University

65500000

3992500

2654306

2.cost of room and board
?

The approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Bauman Moscow State Technical University

0$

539$

740$

3.sports facilities
?

Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Texas A&M University

30

15

11

4.Has university dormitories
?

The university has its own halls of residence available for students. These can provide an exciting social life, and sometimes work out cheaper than private accommodation.

Osaka University
Tohoku University
5.campus size
?

Campus size in square kilometers. Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

Saint-Petersburg State University

200km²

1.59km²

2km²

6.Has a museum
?

Source: university's official website, 2019.

Osaka University
Tohoku University

Rankings

1.U.S. News rank
?

The U.S. News World's Best Universities rankings, based on the QS World University Rankings, evaluated schools in countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, China, and more, and identified these to be the world's top universities. Source: U.S. News, 2019.

Best

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

1

50

76

2.position on Times Higher Education ranking
?

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings is an annual ranking published by the British magazine “Times Higher Education”. Information is supplied by Thomson Reuters and provides performance based data. Main ranking indicators are based on the universities' core missions- teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

Best

California Institute of Technology

1

147

137

3.ARWU rank
?

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities. These indicators include the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals, number of highly cited researchers selected by Thomson Scientific, number of articles published in journals of Nature and Science, number of articles indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded and Social Sciences Citation Index, and per capita performance with respect to the size of an institution. Source: ARWU, 2019.

Best

Harvard University

1

85

124

Honors

1.Nobel laureats alumni
?

The total number of the alumni of an institution winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals. Alumni are defined as those who obtain bachelor, Master's or doctoral degrees from the institution. Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2019.

Best

University of Cambridge

78

1

1

2.Is a member of the Ivy League
?

The Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2019.

For example

Dartmouth College

Osaka University
Tohoku University

Tuition & Aid

1.tuition fees per year
?

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Aarhus University

0$

5 432$

8 217$

2.tuition fees per year for international students
?

Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Weizmann Institute of Science

0$

5 432$

8 217$

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