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About Tohoku University

Tohoku University — public non-profit university. It is located in Sendai, Japan. Tohoku University is an active member of Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU).

QS World University Rankings collects data on the best institutions in the world, according to which Tohoku University is on top-110. The educational institution is in 130 position of Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE).

Tohoku University carries out research in several scientific areas.

Sendai, Japan
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International students
Female students
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By subject
SubjectPlace in QS 2023
Natural Sciences78
Engineering & Technology83
Agriculture & Forestry101-150
Anatomy & Physiology101-150
Life Sciences & Medicine171
Social Sciences & Management317
Arts & Humanities329
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Tohoku University tuition fees

The academic calendar at Tohoku University is divided into two semesters, as in many other universities in Japan. For convenience, tuition fees are calculated per year. Tuition fees at Tohoku University are equal for locals and foreigners, and start from 3,418 USD per year. The educational institution helps with tuition fees through financial support programs. They are available to local and international students. Check the university website for up-to-date information on prices and available scholarships.

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Bachelor degree at Tohoku University

Admission to undergraduate programs is based on the results of entrance examinations.

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Tohoku University campus

Tohoku University has an urban campus, which provides students with many options for study and recreation. The abundance of museums, theaters and cinemas creates opportunities for the cultural development of young people. In the city, there are also large companies that offer internships. Students have access to the extensive scientific library of the university. The collection of scientific papers helps them in conducting research. Tohoku University regularly invites foreign students to participate in exchange programs. For locals, this is a unique opportunity to get in touch with the cultures of other countries, meet representatives of different nationalities and make friends around the world.

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What to do after graduation

After graduation, students are allowed to stay in Japan for a year. During this time, graduates can find a job and change their student visa to a work one. Graduates of Tohoku 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. You can find other options for immigration in our article.

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