Ranking   531   17
Country Japan
City Okayama
Bachelor (foreigners) 4,712 USD/year.
Master (foreigners) 4,712 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens) 4,885 USD/year.
Master (citizens) 4,885 USD/year.
Cost of living $850 -1,599 USD/month
Acceptance Rate 30%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1949
Teachers 1,755
Students 13,336
Foreigners 2%
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Creating and fostering higher knowledge and wisdom
• Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan
World ranking 531
Country ranking 17
Quality of teaching 144
Ranking in world by sphere
Life Sciences and Medicine 334
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 531
QS World University Rankings 573
ARWU Academic Ranking 401
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة أوكاياما
German Universität Okayama
Spanish Universidad de Okayama
French Université d'Okayama
Japanese 冈山大学
Korean 오카야마대학
Portuguese Universidade de Okayama
Russian Университет Окаямы
Chinese 冈山大学
Location on map
Okayama University or 岡山大学 - public higher education institution in Japan. Okayama University began its activity in 1949. The university has an urban campus in Okayama.

University ranking. Being one of the most prestigious universities in Japan,Okayama University never leaves the top 20 according to national ratings. The university is in the top 5% of the most prestigious educational institutions on the planet. According to the international rankings, the strongest program of the university is «Life Sciences and Medicine».

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to get admitted to the university. The competition is quite mild with a ratio of 1 to 3. The academic year is traditionally divided into semesters. The cost of tuition for the bachelor’s programs is around 4,712 USD per year. Okayama University is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 4,712 USD per year of study. On the official website (http://www.okayama-u.ac.jp) of the university you can find a more accurate information regarding the tuition fees of different programs.

The composition of the university. Okayama University is average in terms of student capacity, teaching the maximum of 14 thousand students. Foreign applicants are not excluded from the admission process. Foreigners make about 2% of all students. To ensure that the quality of education stays high the university has an academic staff consisting of more than 1700 specialists. During studies the students have the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. You can meet the students by following the university on social media: Linkedin.

Infrastructure of Okayama University. The students have access to the university’s library.

Okayama University - Official Description

Okayama University, an official educational institution of knowledge, is committed to the middle-term goal "Building up a new paradigm for the sustainable evolution of human society" in order to provide substance to our society's commitment to knowledge. Okayama University, one of Japan's leading universities, is situated on an extensive campus and has eleven faculties and Master's and Doctoral courses embracing humanities, social, natural, environmental and life sciences, and pedagogics. Approximately 14,000 students including 600 international students currently enjoy life at this university, and 3,000 staff are engaged in educational and research activities, and university management.

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