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International student numbers

Figures are accurate as of May 1, 2016

 

 Region   Country/region   Number of students 

India 39 (17)
Indonesia 86 (51)
Cambodia 2 (2)
Singapore 13 (8)
Sri Lanka 9 (7)
Thailand 101 (52)
Nepal 5 (4)
Pakistan 3 (2)
Bangladesh 22 (16)
Philippines 30 (14)
Vietnam 86 (38)
Malaysia 62 (11)
Myanmar 15 (12)
Mongolia 25 (14)
Laos 1 (1)
Hong Kong 17 (3)
Taiwan 93 (0)
South Korea 254 (56)
China 847 (60)
Middle East Afghanistan 2 (2)
Yemen 2 (1)
Israel 3 (3)
Iran 12 (9)
Oman 2 (1)
Saudi Arabia 3 (0)
Syria 3 (2)
Turkey 11 (7)
Jordan 3 (2)
Africa Algeria 1 (0)
Angola 2 (2)
Uganda 2 (2)
Egypt 13 (10)
Eritrea 1 (0)
Ghana 1 (1)
Gabon 3 (3)
Guinea 1 (1)
Kenya  3 (1)
Côte d'Ivoire 1 (0)
Zambia 2 (1)
Sudan 5 (5)
Tanzania 1 (0)
Tunisia 4 (4)
Nigeria 3 (1)
Botswana 1 (1)
Madagascar 1 (1)
Mozambique 4 (4)
South Africa 2 (0)
South Sudan 1 (1)
Oceania Australia 9 (2)
Solomon 2 (2)
New Zealand 2 (2)
North America  USA 36 (10)
Canada 14 (0)
Latin America Argentina 3 (2)
El Salvador 2 (2)
Guatemala 1 (1)
Costa Rica 1 (0)
Columbia 1 (1)
Dominican Republic
1 (1)
Panama 5 (2)
Brazil 36 (18)
Venezuela 1 (1)
Peru 6 (6)
Mexico 7 (4)
Europe Iceland 1 (1)
Azerbaijan 2 (2)
U.K. 13 (3)
Italy 5 (2)
Ukraine 3 (2)
Uzbekistan 4 (3)
Estonia 1 (1)
Austria 5 (2)
Netherlands 14 (5)
Kazakhstan 3 (2)
Cyprus 1 (0)
Greece 2 (2)
Kirghiz Republic 1 (1)
Croatia 4 (4)
Switzerland 4 (1)
Sweden 6 (2)
Spain 3 (2)
Slovakia 4 (4)
Serbia 2 (2)
Tajikistan 1 (1)
Czech Republic 3 (1)
Denmark 1 (0)
Germany 40 (4)
Norway 2 (2)
Hungary 9 (6)
Finland 5 (0)
France 25 (3)
Bulgaria 15 (13)
Republic of Belarus 1 (1)
Belgium 6 (2)
Poland 16 (16)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2 (2)
Portugal 3 (1)
Lithuania 5 (3)
Romania 3 (3)
Russia 30 (19)
 Total  2,184 (613)

 (  ) indicates Japanese Government Scholarship Student

 School  Number of international students 
School of Foreign Studies 125 (5)
School of Letters/Graduate School of Letters 158 (42)
School of Human Sciences/ Graduate School of Human Sciences   158 (24)
School of Law/Graduate School of Law and Politics 83 (19)
School of Economics/Graduate School of Economics 217 (40)
School of Science/Graduate School of Science 162 (33)
School of Medicine/Graduate School of Medicine 121 (32)
School of Dentistry/Graduate School of Dentistry 10 (5)
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences/Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences 20 (8)
School of Engineering/Graduate School of Engineering 477 (140)
School of Engineering Science/Graduate School of Engineering Science 145 (35)
Graduate School of Language and Culture 193 (65)
Osaka School of International Public Policy 78 (23)
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology 71 (23)
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences
44 (8)
Joint Graduate School of Child Development 4 (1)
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases   0 (0)
Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research 4 (0)
Institute for Protein Research
3 (1)
Institute of Social and Economic Research 1 (1)
Joining and Welding Research Institute 1 (0)
Research Center for Nuclear Physics 1 (0)
Institute of Laser Engineering  2 (0)
Center for International Education and Exchange 7 (7)
Center for Japanese Language and Culture 98 (98)
Immunology Frontier Research Center 2 (2)
 Total   2,184 (613)

 (  ) Japanese Government Scholarship Student

Financed by 

 Under-graduate 

 Graduate  Research students, etc.   Total 
 Master’s course  Doctor’s course   Total  Male Students
 Female Students  Total
Government 99
141 197
338 176 306 307 613
At own expense
241 485 372 857 473 756 815 1,571
 Total  340 626 569 1,195 649 1,062
1,122 2,184

Note: The term "international student" is used here for students with the resident status of "exchange student" stipulated in Exhibit 1 of The Immigration Control and Refugee Recognition Act.

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