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University of Tokyo

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University of Tokyo review: 32 facts and highlights

University of Tokyo
University of Tokyo
75
points

Why is University of Tokyo better than the average?

  • Tuition fees per year
    5398$vs13181.84$
  • Tuition fees per year for international students
    5398$vs20537.32$
  • Cost of room and board
    5441$vs7983.39$
  • Library collection
    9189762vs4947128.46
  • Position on Times Higher Education ranking
    27vs125.55
  • Number of partner universities
    360vs211.24
  • Nobel laureats alumni
    7vs5.78
  • Academic staff
    3919vs2482.15

Key facts and rankings

General info

1.number of partner universities

360

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

2.academic staff

3919

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

3.extracurricular activities

64

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

4.endowment

0.57$ billion

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

5.year established

1877

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

Best

University of Oxford

1096

6.percentage of budget spent on research

11.7%

Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Boston University

48.8%

Admissions

1.enrolled students

28798

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

Best

University of Rome La Sapienza

128963

2.admission rate

24.8%

An admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Aarhus University

3.3%

3.undergraduate students

14123

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

4.graduate students

14675

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

5.enrolled international students

10.1%

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%

6.percentage of female students

24.9%

Percentages of female and male students show how balanced the university is regarding gender. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

United Arab Emirates University

75.7%

Facilities

1.cost of room and board

5441$

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

Best

Bauman Moscow State Technical University

0$

2.medical facilities

6

Source: university's official website, 2019.

Best

University of California, San Francisco

34

3.library collection

9189762

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

4.Has university dormitories
University of Tokyo

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.

For example

University of Goettingen

5.Has a museum
University of Tokyo

Source: university's official website, 2019.

6.number of museums

2

Source: Wikipedia, 2019; city's official website, 2019.

Best

University of Rome La Sapienza

21

Rankings

1.position on Times Higher Education ranking

27

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

2.ARWU rank

21

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) uses six objective indicators to rank world universities, including 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

Honors

1.Nobel laureats alumni

7

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

2.Nobel laureats staff

1

Source: Nobel Prize's website, 2019.

Best

Harvard University

66

3.Is a member of the Ivy League
University of Tokyo

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

4.fields medals winners

1

The Fields Medal, officially known as International Medal for Outstanding Discoveries in Mathematics, is a prize awarded to two, three, or four mathematicians not over 40 years of age at each International Congress of the International Mathematical Union (IMU), a meeting that takes place every four years. Source: IMU's website, 2019.

Best

Ecole normale supérieure - Paris

10

Tuition & Aid

1.tuition fees per year

5398$

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$

2.tuition fees per year for international students

5398$

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$

3.grants per year per student

13773$

The average amount of funding that is available for a student per academic year (grants, scholarships and/or financial aid given to eligible students). Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

Dartmouth College

61398$

4.tuition fee growth rate

0%

A lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2019.

Best

University of Heidelberg

-100%

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