Hokkaido University

Japan

Public

Hokkaido University

Sapporo, Japan

Public

36%

Acceptance Rate

36%

Acceptance Rate

History, Affiliations and Rankings

The Agricultural College changed its name to the Faculty of Agriculture in 1919, the year the School of Medicine was founded. The Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, and lastly the Faculty of Law and Literature were added in 1947. In 1947, Hokkaido University also adopted its current name. Hokkaido University tops among Japanese universities in THE Impact Rankings 2020. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Hokkaido University has two campuses and they are located in the center of Sapporo City, to the north of Sapporo Station, is where you'll find the main campus. The total campus, which is made up of academic and administrative buildings, research facilities, student residences, and farms, is about 180 hectares in size. Other campus is located in Hakodate, a city located in the southern part of Hokkaid?. There are the Faculty and Graduate School of Fisheries Science. Fisheries Science students, on the other hand, begin their studies at the Sapporo campus in order to finish the three semesters of required liberal arts education courses before transferring to the Hakodate campus in the second semester of their sophomore year. This university provides a number of programs in different fields from natural science to engineering

Accomplishments and Alumni 

Hokkaido University is one of the seven Japanese national universities founded in 1876. The institution is a world leader in various subjects ranging from social and natural sciences to humanities. In 2015, Reuters included the organization in the top 100 world's most innovative universities. Some of the alumni of this university are Uchimura Kanz? - Christian evangelist, Akira Ifukube - composer, Nitobe Inaz? -  the author of Bushido, Ryuzo Yanagimachi - assisted fertilization and cloning pioneer and Mamoru Mohri - astronaut. 

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Hokkaido University is diverse with a lot of students from different countries. The University has very high diversity. Many reputed companies come to this university for placement. Some of the companies are Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group, Mitsubishi Corporation, Honda Motor Company and Sony Corporation. 

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History, Affiliations and Rankings

The Agricultural College changed its name to the Faculty of Agriculture in 1919, the year the School of Medicine was founded. The Faculty of Science, Faculty of Engineering, and lastly the Faculty of Law and Literature were added in 1947. In 1947, Hokkaido University also adopted its current name. Hokkaido University tops among Japanese universities in THE Impact Rankings 2020. 

Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses

Hokkaido University has two campuses and they are located in the center of Sapporo City, to the north of Sapporo Station, is where you'll find the main campus. The total campus, which is made up of academic and administrative buildings, research facilities, student residences, and farms, is about 180 hectares in size. Other campus is located in Hakodate, a city located in the southern part of Hokkaid?. There are the Faculty and Graduate School of Fisheries Science. Fisheries Science students, on the other hand, begin their studies at the Sapporo campus in order to finish the three semesters of required liberal arts education courses before transferring to the Hakodate campus in the second semester of their sophomore year. This university provides a number of programs in different fields from natural science to engineering

Accomplishments and Alumni 

Hokkaido University is one of the seven Japanese national universities founded in 1876. The institution is a world leader in various subjects ranging from social and natural sciences to humanities. In 2015, Reuters included the organization in the top 100 world's most innovative universities. Some of the alumni of this university are Uchimura Kanz? - Christian evangelist, Akira Ifukube - composer, Nitobe Inaz? -  the author of Bushido, Ryuzo Yanagimachi - assisted fertilization and cloning pioneer and Mamoru Mohri - astronaut. 

Student Diversity and Visiting Companies

Hokkaido University is diverse with a lot of students from different countries. The University has very high diversity. Many reputed companies come to this university for placement. Some of the companies are Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group, Mitsubishi Corporation, Honda Motor Company and Sony Corporation. 

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QS

Quacquarelli Symonds (Q.S.) is a corporation based in the United Kingdom that specialises in the analysis of higher education institutions worldwide. Nunzio Quacquarelli launched the company in 1990. It publishes the Q.S. World University Rankings every year. The Q.S. rating, which is considered one of the three most widely read university rankings globally, is approved by the International Ranking Expert Group (IREG). The institution uses six metrics, namely Academic Reputation, Employer Reputation, Faculty/Student Ratio, Citations per faculty, International Faculty Ratio and International Student Ratio, that effectively capture university performance. It also publishes rankings in Young universities, Graduate Employability, and Subject Rankings. Q.S. provides an auditing service to universities, which offers information on the institution's strengths and shortcomings. The Q.S. Stars audit procedure rates universities based on over 50 different indicators.

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Guardian

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USN

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This scholarship aims to help international students who belong to Asian countries.

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Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

This scholarship is awarded to students applying to undergraduate programs.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

This scholarship is awarded to students applying to undergraduate programs.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

Available to students applying to full-time programs.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

Available to students applying to full-time programs.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

This scholarship is available to international students who cannot support their studies financially.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

This scholarship is available to international students who cannot support their studies financially.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

This scholarship aims to help international students who belong to Asian countries.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

This scholarship aims to help international students who belong to Asian countries.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

This scholarship is awarded to students applying to undergraduate programs.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

This scholarship is awarded to students applying to undergraduate programs.

Eligibility

Excellent academic background.

Applicability

An online application must be submitted.

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Hokkaido University is one of the seven Japanese national universities founded in 1876. The institution is a world leader in various subjects ranging from social and natural sciences to humanities. In 2015, Reuters included the organization in the top 100 world's most innovative universities.
Hokkaido University is one of the seven Japanese national universities founded in 1876. The institution is a world leader in various subjects ranging from social and natural sciences to humanities. In 2015, Reuters included the organization in the top 100 world's most innovative universities.
The programs in this brochure are taught and supported entirely in English, and are designed to open our doors to students from around the world who are seeking to enroll in top-class degree programs in Japan.
The programs in this brochure are taught and supported entirely in English, and are designed to open our doors to students from around the world who are seeking to enroll in top-class degree programs in Japan.
Hokkaido University is currently home to 20,400 students, in which 11,959 students are in undergraduate programs, 6,669 students are in post-graduate programs, and 85 in research programs. The acceptance rate of the entire university was at 35.9% in 2015 and has slightly dropped to 34.5% in 2020.
Hokkaido University is currently home to 20,400 students, in which 11,959 students are in undergraduate programs, 6,669 students are in post-graduate programs, and 85 in research programs. The acceptance rate of the entire university was at 35.9% in 2015 and has slightly dropped to 34.5% in 2020.
Hokkaido University is ranked #441 in Best Global Universities.
Hokkaido University is ranked #441 in Best Global Universities.
Hokkaido University tops among Japanese universities in THE Impact Rankings 2020. Hokkaido University ranked 76th in the world and the top in Japan in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings. Hokkaido University tops among Japanese universities in THE Impact Rankings 2020. Hokkaido University ranked 76th in the world and the top in Japan in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings.
Hokkaido University tops among Japanese universities in THE Impact Rankings 2020. Hokkaido University ranked 76th in the world and the top in Japan in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings. Hokkaido University tops among Japanese universities in THE Impact Rankings 2020. Hokkaido University ranked 76th in the world and the top in Japan in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings.

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