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International student numbers

Figures are accurate as of May 1, 2019

 

 Region   Country/region   Number of students 

India 41 (27)
Indonesia 131 (57)
Cambodia 6 (2)
Singapore 18 (9)
Sri Lanka 13 (9)
Thailand 105 (63)
Nepal 7 (4)
Pakistan 4 (3)
Bangladesh 22 (13)
Philippines 41 (23)
Brunei Darussalam 4 (0)
Vietnam 82 (47)
Malaysia 39 (18)
Myanmar 17 (15)
Mongolia 19 (10)
Laos 2 (0)
Timor-Leste 1 (1)
Hong Kong 14 (1)
Taiwan 92 (0)
South Korea 249 (37)
China 1226 (42)
Middle East Afghanistan
1 (1)
United Arab Emirates 1 (1)
Yemen 2 (1)
Israel 1 (1)
Iraq 3 (2)
Iran 15 (9)
Oman 2 (0)
Saudi Arabia 2 (0)
Syria 10 (9)
Turkey 8 (6)
Jordan 5 (4)
Lebanon 3 (3)
Africa Angola 1 (1)
Uganda 1 (1)
Egypt 21 (14)
Ethiopia 3 (3)
Cameroon 1 (0)
Gambia 1 (1)
Guinea 1 (1)
Kenya 6 (3)
Côte d'Ivoire 1 (1)
The Congo 1 (0)
Sudan 6 (6)
Tanzania 1 (1)
Tunisia 2 (2)
Nigeria 6 (5)
Burkina Faso
1 (1)
Madagascar 2 (1)
Malawi 2 (2)
Mozambique 3 (2)
Mauritania 1 (1)
Morocco 2 (1)
South Africa 3 (3)
South Sudan 1 (1)
Oceania Australia 5 (3)
New Zealand 3 (2)
Independent State of Samoa 1 (1)
Tonga 1 (1)
North America  USA 31 (7)
Canada 10 (3)
Latin America Argentina 2 (1)
Uruguay 1 (1)
Ecuador 1 (1)
El Salvador 1 (1)
Cuba 1 (1)
Costa Rica 1 (1)
Columbia 3 (3)
Dominican Republic
1 (1)
Haiti 1 (1)
Panama 5 (2)
Paraguay 1 (1)
Brazil 34 (26)
Venezuela 3 (3)
Peru 7 (4)
Mexico 7 (3)
Europe Ireland 2 (0)
Azerbaijan 5 (5)
U.K. 17 (3)
Italy 7 (2)
Ukraine 5 (4)
Uzbekistan 6 (4)
Estonia 1 (1)
Austria 5 (2)
Netherlands 5 (2)
Kazakhstan 8 (4)
Cyprus 1 (0)
Greece 2 (2)
Kirghiz Republic 1 (1)
Croatia 2 (2)
Georgia 2 (2)
Switzerland 4 (1)
Sweden 9 (3)
Spain 6 (1)
Slovakia 1 (1)
Slovenia 1 (1)
Serbia 1 (1)
Tajikistan 3 (2)
Czech Republic 2 (2)
Denmark 1 (1)
Germany 26 (0)
Norway 4 (2)
Hungary 6 (4)
Finland 2 (0)
France 30 (3)
Bulgaria 10 (9)
Republic of Belarus 2 (2)
Belgium 1 (1)
Poland 8 (7)
Portugal 2 (1)
Lithuania 4 (3)
Romania 5 (4)
Russia 27 (17)
 Total  2,594 (635)

 (  ) indicates Japanese Government Scholarship Student

 School  Number of international students 
School of Letters/Graduate School of Letters 169 (31)
School of Human Sciences/ Graduate School of Human Sciences   171 (40)
School of Foreign Studies 133 (1)
School of Law/Graduate School of Law and Politics 99 (13)
School of Economics/Graduate School of Economics 242 (18)
School of Science/Graduate School of Science 219 (46)
School of Medicine/Graduate School of Medicine 171 (35)
School of Dentistry/Graduate School of Dentistry 21 (5)
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences/Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences 44 (8)
School of Engineering/Graduate School of Engineering 574 (170)
School of Engineering Science/Graduate School of Engineering Science 180 (53)
Graduate School of Language and Culture 190 (49)
Osaka School of International Public Policy 91 (25)
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology 91 (20)
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences
55 (15)
Osaka University Law School 2 (0)
Joint Graduate School of Child Development 8 (1)
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases   2 (1)
Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research 8 (3)
Institute for Protein Research
4 (0)
Institute of Social and Economic Research 3 (0)
Joining and Welding Research Institute 5 (0)
Institute of Laser Engineering 10 (0)
Research Center for Nuclear Physics 0 (0)
Center for International Education and Exchange 8 (7)
Center for Japanese Language and Culture 93 (93)
Immunology Frontier Research Center 1 (0)
 Total   2,594 (635)

 (  ) 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 111
138 230
368 156
347 288
635
At own expense
262 648 581 1,229 468 988 971
1,959
 Total  373 786 811 1,597 624 1,335
1,259 2,594

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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