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International student numbers

Figures are accurate as of May 1, 2021

 

 Region   Country/region   Number of students 

India 48 (31)
Indonesia 132 (61)
Cambodia 6 (4)
Singapore 10 (7)
Sri Lanka 14 (7)
Thailand 105 (43)
Nepal 4 (2)
Pakistan 8 (6)
Bangladesh 18 (11)
Philippines 33 (24)
Brunei Darussalam 35 (0)
Vietnam 90 (37)
Malaysia 33 (19)
Myanmar 16 (11)
Mongolia 15 (14)
Laos 1 (0)
Taiwan 68 (0)
South Korea 201 (52)
China 1,417 (44)
Hong Kong 9 (2)
Middle East Afghanistan
1 (1)
Yemen 1 (0)
Israel 1 (1)
Iran 12 (6)
Oman 3 (0)
Saudi Arabia 3 (1)
Syria 7 (7)
Turkey 9 (7)
Jordan 3 (3)
Lebanon 2 (2)
Africa Algeria 1 (1)
Angola 1 (1)
Uganda 1 (1)
Egypt 17 (11)
Ethiopia 3 (2)
Cameroon 1 (1)
Gambia 1 (1)
Guinea 2 (2)
Kenya 3 (1)
Sudan 7 (4)
Tunisia 3 (2)
Nigeria 7 (6)
Burkina Faso
2 (2)
Benin 1 (0)
Madagascar 2 (1)
Malawi 2 (2)
Mozambique 2 (2)
Liberia 1 (1)
South Africa 1 (1)
Oceania Australia 3 (2)
New Zealand 1 (1)
Independent State of Samoa 1 (1)
Tonga 1 (1)
Fiji 1 (1)
North America  USA 14 (6)
Canada 3 (2)
Latin America Argentina 3 (2)
Uruguay 1 (1)
Ecuador 1 (1)
El Salvador 4 (3)
Cuba 3 (3)
Guatemala 1 (1)
Columbia 2 (2)
Dominican Republic
1 (1)
Haiti 1 (1)
Paraguay 1 (1)
Brazil 24 (20)
Venezuela 1 (1)
Peru 7 (5)
Bolivia 1 (1)
Honduras 2 (1)
Mexico 3 (1)
Europe Ireland 2 (0)
Azerbaijan 3 (1)
Albania 1 (0)
U.K. 12 (3)
Italy 5 (1)
Ukraine 6 (4)
Uzbekistan 4 (3)
Austria 1 (1)
Netherlands 2 (2)
Kazakhstan 4 (2)
Croatia 2 (0)
Switzerland 6 (3)
Sweden 4 (0)
Spain 7 (0)
Slovakia 2 (1)
Slovenia 1 (1)
Tajikistan 1 (0)
Denmark 2 (2)
Germany 26 (1)
Norway 2 (0)
Hungary 8 (5)
Finland 5 (0)
France 22 (2)
Bulgaria 7 (7)
Belarus 2 (1)
Belgium 1 (0)
Poland 7 (5)
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1 (1)
Latvia 1 (0)
Romania 4 (4)
Luxembourg 1 (1)
Russia 21 (12)
 Total  2,612 (565)

 (  ) indicates Japanese Government Scholarship Student

 School  Number of international students 
School of Letters/Graduate School of Letters 172 (15)
School of Human Sciences/ Graduate School of Human Sciences   183 (41)
School of Foreign Studies 110 (1)
School of Law/Graduate School of Law and Politics 85 (7)
School of Economics/Graduate School of Economics 242 (22)
School of Science/Graduate School of Science 195 (24)
School of Medicine/Graduate School of Medicine 165 (30)
School of Dentistry/Graduate School of Dentistry 25 (5)
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences/Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences 63 (6)
School of Engineering/Graduate School of Engineering 583 (161)
School of Engineering Science/Graduate School of Engineering Science 190 (63)
Graduate School of Language and Culture 199 (30)
Osaka School of International Public Policy 86 (15)
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology 95 (20)
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences
68 (15)
Osaka University Law School 4 (1)
Joint Graduate School of Child Development 10 (1)
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases   1 (0)
Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research 6 (1)
Institute for Protein Research
7 (1)
Institute of Social and Economic Research 5 (0)
Joining and Welding Research Institute 3 (0)
Institute of Laser Engineering 3 (0)
Center for International Education and Exchange
1 (1)
Center for Japanese Language and Culture 105 (105)
 Total   2,612 (565)

 (  ) 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
94 235
329 137
326 239
565
At own expense
252 726 654 1,380 415 995 1,052
2,047
 Total  351 820 889 1,709 552 1,321
1,291 2,612

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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