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University By Administrative Region In Japan

There are total 717(approx) officially recognized/accredited universities or other higher educational institutions in Japan
Below is the count of universities offering a different course in Japan

Area Of StudyUniversity Count
Total Universities In Japan717
Arts & Humanities324
Business & Social Sciences390
Language & Cultural55
Medicine & Health213
Engineering169
Science301
Universities Offering All Courses17
Aichi (47)
Akita (5)
Aomori (9)
Chiba (28)
Ehime (5)
Fukui (4)
Fukuoka (30)
Fukushima (8)
Gifu (12)
Gunma (12)
Hiroshima (18)
Hokkaido (34)
Hyogo (35)
Ibaraki (9)
Ishikawa (11)
Iwate (5)
Kagawa (4)
Kagoshima (6)
Kanagawa (27)
Kochi (3)
Kumamoto (9)
Kyoto (30)
Mie (7)
Miyagi (14)
Miyazaki (7)
Nagano (7)
Nagasaki (8)
Nara (10)
Niigata (16)
Oita (5)
Okayama (16)
Okinawa (7)
Osaka (50)
Saga (2)
Saitama (27)
Shiga (6)
Shimane (2)
Shizuoka (11)
Tochigi (9)
Tokushima (4)
Tokyo (126)
Tottori (2)
Toyama (4)
Wakayama (3)
Yamagata (4)
Yamaguchi (11)
Yamanashi (8)

Higher Education Snapshot of Japan

  • University Overview of Japan

    At present, there are 717 officially represented higher education institution in the Japan, which may be offering any one or all degrees such as PreBachelor, Bachelor, Master or Doctoral degree
  • Private Vs Public University in Japan

    Out of 717 officially recognized institution there are 163 (public + public state) Public university, 554 Private university and 0 as public private partnership. Rest institution of Japan has not been reported yet

    collegeWikipedia states that private institutions in Japan are at majority which holds upto 78% of total university

  • Profitable Vs Non-Profit University in Japan

    Out of 717 officially recognized institution there are 187 non profitable in nature, whereas 16 are profit making universities. Rest institution of Japan has not been reported yet

    collegeWikipedia states that non-profitable institutions in Japan are at majority which holds upto 26% of total university

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