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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 ranked number 80 in QS World University Rankings 2024.

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

Location
Suita, Japan
Establishment year
1931
Students
22,739
International students
2,295
Acceptance rate
10%

Place in ratings

Rating QS
2024#80
By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Natural Sciences88
Engineering & Technology111
Life Sciences & Medicine127
Accounting & Finance151-200
Social Sciences & Management193
Arts & Humanities243
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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 3,563 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
Semesters
Bachelor
3,563USD/year
Master
4,164USD/year
Doctorate
5,165USD/year

Study programs at Osaka University

Economics & Business Management
Economics
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Applied Chemistry
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Chemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Mathematics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Physics
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Social Sciences & Management
Economics
Study form
Full-time
Duration
12 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Social Sciences & Management
Economics & Business Management
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Engineering & Technology
Applied Chemistry
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Chemistry
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Materials and Manufacturing Science
Study degree
MSc
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Study field
Engineering & Technology
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Other
Arts and Media
Study degree
MA
Study form
Full-time
Duration
24 months
Exams
IELTS, TOEFL
Exam scores
IELTS — 5.5, TOEFL iBT — 72
Other programs
Other
Economics
Study degree
PhD
Study form
Full-time
Duration
36 months
Exams
TOEFL
Exam scores
TOEFL PBT — 570, TOEFL iBT — 88
Other programs
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Bachelor degree at Osaka University

Undergraduate studies at Osaka University are eligible if you pass the entrance exams.

Master's degree at 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.

IELTS
5.5
TOEFL iBT
72

Doctorate degree at 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.

TOEFL iBT
88
TOEFL PBT
570

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
Suburban
Library
Yes
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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.

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