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International student numbers

Figures are accurate as of May 1, 2020

 

 Region   Country/region   Number of students 

India 48 (31)
Indonesia 133 (64)
Cambodia 7 (4)
Singapore 12 (7)
Sri Lanka 14 (7)
Thailand 111 (59)
Nepal 6 (3)
Pakistan 7 (4)
Bangladesh 21 (12)
Philippines 42 (22)
Vietnam 75 (38)
Malaysia 38 (19)
Myanmar 11 (10)
Mongolia 20 (13)
Laos 1 (0)
Timor-Leste 1 (1)
Hong Kong 7 (1)
Taiwan 76 (0)
South Korea 248 (56)
China 1331 (49)
Middle East Afghanistan
1 (1)
Yemen 1 (0)
Israel 1 (1)
Iraq 1 (0)
Iran 14 (8)
Oman 2 (0)
Saudi Arabia 4 (2)
Syria 8 (8)
Turkey 13 (9)
Jordan 5 (4)
Lebanon 3 (3)
Africa Algeria 1 (1)
Angola 1 (1)
Uganda 1 (1)
Egypt 21 (16)
Ethiopia 3 (2)
Ghana 1 (0)
Cameroon 2 (0)
Gambia 1 (1)
Guinea 2 (2)
Kenya 5 (2)
Côte d'Ivoire 1 (1)
Zimbabwe 1 (1)
Sudan 7 (6)
Tunisia 2 (2)
Nigeria 5 (5)
Burkina Faso
2 (2)
Madagascar 3 (2)
Malawi 2 (2)
Mozambique 3 (2)
Mauritania 1 (1)
Liberia 1 (1)
South Africa 1 (1)
Oceania Australia 2 (1)
New Zealand 1 (1)
Independent State of Samoa 1 (1)
Tonga 1 (1)
Fiji 1 (1)
North America  USA 18 (8)
Canada 6 (3)
Latin America Argentina 2 (2)
Uruguay 1 (1)
Ecuador 2 (1)
El Salvador 1 (1)
Cuba 3 (3)
Costa Rica 1 (1)
Columbia 4 (4)
Dominican Republic
1 (1)
Haiti 1 (1)
Panama 2 (2)
Paraguay 1 (1)
Brazil 30 (25)
Venezuela 3 (3)
Peru 6 (4)
Mexico 5 (1)
Bolivia 1 (1)
Honduras 1 (0)
Europe Ireland 1 (0)
Azerbaijan 3 (2)
U.K. 13 (2)
Italy 3 (1)
Ukraine 5 (3)
Uzbekistan 9 (4)
Austria 5 (1)
Netherlands 5 (3)
Kazakhstan 5 (2)
Cyprus 1 (0)
Greece 2 (2)
Kirghiz Republic 0 (0)
Croatia 2 (0)
Georgia 1 (1)
Switzerland 5 (1)
Sweden 9 (0)
Spain 4 (1)
Slovakia 1 (1)
Slovenia 1 (1)
Serbia 0 (0)
Tajikistan 1 (1)
Czech Republic 2 (2)
Denmark 2 (2)
Germany 17 (1)
Norway 1 (1)
Hungary 8 (5)
Finland 1 (0)
France 31 (3)
Bulgaria 10 (10)
Republic of Belarus 2 (2)
Belgium 2 (1)
Poland 6 (6)
Portugal 1 (1)
Lithuania 2 (2)
Romania 5 (5)
Russia 21 (12)
 Total  2,611 (636)

 (  ) indicates Japanese Government Scholarship Student

 School  Number of international students 
School of Letters/Graduate School of Letters 175 (25)
School of Human Sciences/ Graduate School of Human Sciences   170 (41)
School of Foreign Studies 134 (2)
School of Law/Graduate School of Law and Politics 91 (13)
School of Economics/Graduate School of Economics 254 (22)
School of Science/Graduate School of Science 196 (39)
School of Medicine/Graduate School of Medicine 179 (33)
School of Dentistry/Graduate School of Dentistry 24 (7)
School of Pharmaceutical Sciences/Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences 41 (8)
School of Engineering/Graduate School of Engineering 565 (170)
School of Engineering Science/Graduate School of Engineering Science 186 (62)
Graduate School of Language and Culture 209 (38)
Osaka School of International Public Policy 84 (27)
Graduate School of Information Science and Technology 94 (19)
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences
64 (16)
Osaka University Law School 5 (1)
Joint Graduate School of Child Development 9 (1)
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases   2 (2)
Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research 5 (0)
Institute for Protein Research
3 (1)
Institute of Social and Economic Research 1 (0)
Joining and Welding Research Institute 6 (0)
Institute of Laser Engineering 4 (0)
Research Center for Nuclear Physics 1 (0)
Center for Japanese Language and Culture 109 (109)
Immunology Frontier Research Center 1 (0)
 Total   2,611 (636)

 (  ) 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 107
115 243
465 171
365 271
636
At own expense
283 685 649 1,617 358 976 999
1,975
 Total  390 800 892 2,082 529 1,341
1,270 2,611

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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