About Osaka University

Osaka University — public non-profit university. It is located in Suita, Japan. As an active member of Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU), OpenCourseWare Consortium (OCW), Osaka University is participating in developing the academic environment.

The university is in top-70 of the best universities in the world, according to QS World University Rankings.

Osaka University does research in different fields of study and offers master and doctorate programs.

Suita, Japan
Establishment year
International students
Acceptance rate
Rating QS 2023

Osaka University tuition fees

The academic calendar at Osaka University is divided into two semesters. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at Osaka University are equal for locals and foreigners, and start from 4,086 USD per year. Check the university website for up-to-date information on tuition fees and available scholarships.

It is necessary to pay attention to other costs: accommodation, transportation, study materials, food, and personal expenses.

Academic calendar
BachelorCitizens and foreigners
4,086 USD/year
MasterCitizens and foreigners
4,164 USD/year
DoctorateCitizens and foreigners
5,165 USD/year

Master's degree in Osaka University

To confirm your level of English, you must pass IELTS or TOEFL. The minimum TOEFL score for admission is 72. IELTS — 5.5 or higher.


Doctorate degree in Osaka University

If you are applying for a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — TOEFL. For the TOEFL exam, the result must be at least 88.


Osaka University campus

The campus of the educational institution is suburban. It combines the features of a rural and urban campus. Students live separately from the city and create a close-knit community. At the same time, they are not very far from the city and have access not only to urban entertainment, such as cinemas and restaurants, but also to outdoor activities. The university has a functioning library. In addition to educational materials in various scientific areas, it contains a collection of classical and contemporary literature. Osaka University accepts students for international exchange programs. This is a great opportunity to gain experience in intercultural communication for both international and local students.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

After graduation from the university, students can stay in the country for 1 year. To do this, you need to extend your student visa or apply for a job seeker visa. Graduates of Osaka University find jobs without difficulty. One of the reasons is the good reputation of the university among employers, according to the results of the QS ranking. We talk about other options for immigration in our article.

Location on map

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Universities in this city

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
174056Kansai UniversityJapanSuita
303Osaka Gakuin UniversityJapanSuita
10,000 USD
10,000 USD
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Universities in this country

Information is exploratory. For accurate information, refer to the official website of the school.
241University of TokyoJapanTokyo
4,111 USD
from  4,087 USD
to  22,124 USD
252Kyoto UniversityJapanKyoto
4,504 USD
4,504 USD
583Osaka UniversityJapan
4,086 USD
4,165 USD
824Tohoku UniversityJapanSendai
4,086 USD
4,086 USD
985Nagoya UniversityJapanNagoya City
4,086 USD
4,086 USD