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Osaka University

Location Suita, Osaka City Japan
Ranking

# 68QS World University Rankings

About Osaka University

Ranked 17th in the QS University Rankings: Asia 2016, Osaka University is the sixth oldest university in Japan, having originally been founded in 1724. The 63rd best university in the world according to the QS World University Rankings® 2018, the Japanese university also ranks among the top 40 universities in the world for: 
  • Dentistry
  • Chemical engineering 
  • Physics and astronomy 
  • Natural sciences

About Osaka University

Ranked 17th in the QS University Rankings: Asia 2016, Osaka University is the sixth oldest university in Japan, having originally been founded in 1724. The 63rd best university in the world according to the QS World University Rankings® 2018, the Japanese university also ranks among the top 40 universities in the world for: 
  • Dentistry
  • Chemical engineering 
  • Physics and astronomy 
  • Natural sciences

University information

Total students

22,753

UG students

65%

PG students

35%

International students

2,296

UG students

22%

PG students

78%

Total faculty staff

2,132

Domestic staff

87%

Int'l staff

13%

Rankings & ratings

Osaka University is one of the top public universities in Osaka City, Japan. It is ranked #68 in QS World University Rankings 2023.

QS World University Rankings

  • 2012
    #50
  • 2014
    #55
  • 2015
    #=55
  • 2016
    #58
  • 2017
    #=63
  • 2018
    #63
  • 2019
    #67
  • 2020
    #71
  • 2021
    #72
  • 2022
    #=75
  • 2023
    #68

Ranking criteria

68.2
Overall
80.2
Academic Reputation
85.4
Employer Reputation
67.4
Faculty Student Ratio
59.1
Citations per Faculty
25
International Faculty Ratio
14.4
International Students Ratio
75.2
International Research Network
21
Employment Outcomes

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