Okayama University Information
Located in the city of the same name in Japan the Okayama University (岡山大学 – Okayama Daigaku) was established in 1870 as a medical school. Since it’s early days the university has grown immensely and now has ten faculties and eight graduate schools. The Okayama University ranking is number 17 in Japan, and 432 to 507 in the world. Similarly rated colleges in Japan include Nagasaki University, Kanazawa University, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, and Yamaguchi University.
The university is set in an urban area of Okayama and today is governed by president Kyuzo Chiba.
Okayama is ranked as one of the top 400 universities in the world by both the Times and Jiao tong university in their rankings.
The university offers many disciplines for students to study across ten major faculties; these cover the core study areas of Agriculture; Dentistry; Economics; Education; Engineering; Environmental Science and Technology; Law; Letters; Medicine; Pharmaceutical Sciences; and Science.
The Okayama University ranking is number 40 in Asia in the University Review List. Similarly ranked colleges include Waseda University, National Chiao Tung University, National Yang Ming University, and Chiba University.
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Ranking and Quick Facts
Motto: Creating and fostering higher knowledge and wisdom.
|University world Ranking – Times 200 (UK)||
|University world Ranking – Jiaotong 500 (China)||
305 to 402
|Asia rank (Jiaotong)||
43 to 64
|Students (Undergraduates / PG/ Total)||
|Faculty / Staff||
1320 / 1300