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Introduction to Osaka University

Student Numbers

Undergraduate Schools

As of May 1, 2017

School of
Enrollment targets  Enrollment numbers
Letters 660 778 (449)
Human Sciences 568 657 (369)
Foreign Studies* 2,340 2,916 (1,827)
Law 1,020 1,093 (415)
Economics 900 1,010 (255)
Science 1,020 1,170 (280)
Medicine 1,330 1,349 (639)
Dentistry 318 333 (162)
Pharmaceutical Sciences 370   396 (156)
Engineering 3,280 3,719 (425)
Engineering Science 1,740 1,937 (189)
Total 13,546 15,358 (5,166)

Notes:
Numbers in ( ) indicate female students.
* The number of students enrolled in Foreign Studies includes students who originally enrolled in courses of the former Osaka University of Foreign Studies.

Graduate Schools

Graduate School of
Master's course Doctor's course
Enrollment targets
Enrollment numbers Enrollment targets
Enrollment numbers
Letters 188   193 (97) 123   185 (103)
Human Sciences 178   242 (142) 118 190 (95)
Law and Politics 70   69 (28) 36   50 (15)
Economics 166   180 (94) 75
92 (29)
Science 532   627 (139) 378 279 (45)
Medicine 170 214 (125) 757 914 (297)
Dentistry 220
175 (79)
Pharmaceutical Sciences 150 147 (47) 100
71 (14)
Engineering 1,580 1,723 (223) 552   462 (72)
Engineering Science 534 576 (52) 210 144 (22)
Language and Culture 134 170 (106) 84 158 (105)
International Public Policy 70 95 (52) 63 60 (36)
Information Science and Technology 246 312 (22) 129 128 (16)
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences 275 259 (92)
Osaka University Law School 240 143 (42)
United Graduate School of Child Development,
Osaka Univ., Kanazawa Univ., Hamamatsu
Univ. School of Medicine, Chiba Univ., Fukui Univ.
45 72 (52)





Total 4,258 4,691 (1,169) 3,165 3,239 (1,072)

Non-regular Students

Undergraduate Schools

School of

Research Student
Auditor Credited Auditor
Special Auditor
Letters 20 (7) 0 (0) 30 (12) 36 (22)
Human Sciences
23
(18) 0 (0) 2
(2) 13
(8)
Foreign Studies
0 (0) 0 (0) 14 (9) 78
(49)
Law 7
(5) 0 (0) 2
(1) 11 (8)
Economics 19 (10) 0 (0) 1
(0) 9
(4)
Science 7
(3) 0 (0) 7
(0) 10
(7)
Medicine 40
(16) 0 (0) 2
(2) 3
(0)
Dentistry 2 (1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Pharmaceutical Science
5
(0) 0 (0) 2
(1) 1 (1)
Engineering 36
(7) 0 (0) 4
(0) 49 (9)
Engineering Science
5 (2) 0 (0) 0
(0) 44
(8)
TOTAL 164 (69) 0 (0) 64
(27) 253

(115)

Numbers in ( ) indicate female students

Graduate Schools

Graduate School of

Research Student
Special Research Student
Auditor Credited Auditor
Special Auditor
Letters 10
(5) 2
(2) 0 (0) 20
(10) 7 (5)
Human Sciences
9
(2) 1 (0) 0 (0) 5
(1) 4
(4)
Law and Politics
3
(1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 10
(6)
Economics 2
(0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 15
(3) 9
(4)
Science 2
(0) 15
(0) 0 (0) 28
(8) 7
(2)
Medicine 64
(35) 10
(1) 0 (0) 10 (3) 1
(0)
Dentistry 34
(16) 0
(0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Pharmaceutical Science
2 (0) 1
(1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Engineering 13
(4) 21 (8) 0 (0) 0
(0) 12 (4)
Engineering Science
3
(2) 8
(1) 0 (0) 79 (6) 8
(3)
Language and Culture
39
(32) 1 (1) 0 (0) 3
(0) 8 (7)
International Public Policy
19 (14) 0
(0) 0 (0) 1
(0) 3
(2)
Information Science and Technology
14
(5) 0
(0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (1)
Frontier Biosciences
0
(0) 0
(0) 23 (4) 1 (0) 0
(0)
Law School
0 (0) 0 (0) 28
(6) 0 (0) 0 (0)
United Graduate School of Child Development,
Osaka Univ., Kanazawa Univ., Hamamatsu
Univ. School of Medicine, Chiba Univ., Fukui Univ.
4
(4) 2
(0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
TOTAL 222 (122) 64
(15) 23
(4) 162 (31) 73
(38)

Numbers in ( ) indicate female students

Research Institutes, etc.

Institute/Center name

Research Student
Special Research Student
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases
4
(1) 11
(4)
The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research
4
(0) 2
(1)
Institute of Protein Research
2
(1) 2
(0)
Institute of Social and Economic Research 2 (1) 0 (0)
Joining and Welding Research Institute
1
(1) 1
(0)
Research Center for Nuclear Physics 0 (0) 0 (0)
Institute of Laser Engineering
3
(0) 0 (0)
Immunology Frontier Research Institute
1
(1) 2
(0)
Center for International Education and Exchange 1 (1) 2 (0)
Global Center for Medical Engineering and Informatics 0 (0) 1 (0)
TOTAL 23
(8) 19
(5)

Notes
Numbers in ( ) indicate female students.

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