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 4,078 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
4,078 USD/year
Mastercitizens and foreigners
4,164 USD/year
Doctoratecitizens and foreigners
5,165 USD/year

Bachelor degree at Osaka University

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

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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.


Doctorate degree at Osaka University

If you decide to pursue a career in science and enroll in a doctoral program, you must pass the language exam — TOEFL. For enrollment, you need to pass TOEFL with 88 points.


Osaka University campus

The campus of Osaka University is suburban. Students live in a close-knit community and enjoy the benefits of the natural environment around them. However, they also have access to urban entertainment such as shopping malls, restaurants and cinemas. Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. Foreigners who come to Osaka University through exchange programs study and live with local students. Thus, the university promotes intercultural exchange and the establishment of interethnic relations.

Campus Type

What to do after graduation

After graduation, you can stay in Japan for 1 year. This time is enough to find a job and change your student visa to a work one. Osaka University graduates find jobs quickly, partly because the university has a good reputation among employers according to the QS World University Rankings. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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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
4,461 USD
4,461 USD
583Osaka UniversityJapan
4,078 USD
4,165 USD
824Tohoku UniversityJapanSendai
4,078 USD
4,078 USD
985Nagoya UniversityJapanNagoya City
4,078 USD
4,078 USD