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Introduction to Osaka University

Student Numbers

Undergraduate Schools

As of May 1, 2019

School of
Enrollment targets  Enrollment numbers
Letters 660 788 (476)
Human Sciences 568 649 (396)
Foreign Studies* 2,340 2,837 (1,815)
Law 1,020 1,094 (418)
Economics 900 1,006 (250)
Science 1,020 1,155 (248)
Medicine 1,330 1,344 (666)
Dentistry 318 336 (167)
Pharmaceutical Sciences 370   406 (167)
Engineering 3,280 3,699 (444)
Engineering Science 1,740 1,971 (196)
Total 13,546 15,285 (5,243)

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   195 (115) 123   178 (89)
Human Sciences 178   187 (112) 126 189 (96)
Law and Politics 70   74 (25) 36   55 (20)
Economics 166   177 (76) 75
89 (24)
Science 532   642 (165) 378 285 (53)
Medicine 186 246 (169) 757 924 (327)
Dentistry 220
184 (88)
Pharmaceutical Sciences 150 147 (42) 100
85 (22)
Engineering 1,580 1,655 (220) 552   516 (95)
Engineering Science 534 611 (65) 210 168 (24)
Language and Culture 134 178 (127) 84 142 (85)
International Public Policy 70 93 (59) 63 62 (32)
Information Science and Technology 246 315 (27) 129 130 (15)
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences 275 255 (106)
Osaka University Law School 240 180 (50)
United Graduate School of Child Development,
Osaka Univ., Kanazawa Univ., Hamamatsu
Univ. School of Medicine, Chiba Univ., Fukui Univ.
45 69 (51)





Total 4,274 4,700 (1,252) 3,173 3,331 (1,127)

Non-regular Students

Undergraduate Schools

School of

Research Student
Auditor Credited Auditor
Special Auditor
Letters 19 (14) 0 (0) 17 (8) 22 (16)
Human Sciences
11
(6) 0 (0) 4
(3) 23
(16)
Foreign Studies
0 (0) 0 (0) 10 (6) 84
(58)
Law 7
(6) 0 (0) 0
(0) 9 (3)
Economics 20 (10) 0 (0) 0
(0) 12
(6)
Science 8
(0) 0 (0) 5
(0) 27
(8)
Medicine 34
(16) 0 (0) 2
(1) 6
(6)
Dentistry 2 (2) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Pharmaceutical Science
3
(0) 0 (0) 11
(8) 1 (0)
Engineering 45
(17) 0 (0) 1
(0) 11 (1)
Engineering Science
9 (0) 0 (0) 0
(0) 69
(8)
TOTAL 158 (71) 0 (0) 50
(26) 264

(122)

Numbers in ( ) indicate female students

Graduate Schools

Graduate School of

Research Student
Special Research Student
Auditor Credited Auditor
Special Auditor
Letters 4
(3) 5
(3) 0 (0) 14
(9) 8 (6)
Human Sciences
10
(5) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3
(1) 3
(3)
Law and Politics
1
(0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 10
(4)
Economics 4
(3) 0 (0) 0 (0) 8
(3) 8
(5)
Science 2
(1) 7
(2) 0 (0) 27
(12) 2
(1)
Medicine 52
(24) 11
(3) 0 (0) 20 (9) 0
(0)
Dentistry 37
(13) 0
(0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Pharmaceutical Science
3 (0) 0
(0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Engineering 15
(1) 14 (3) 0 (0) 8
(3) 39 (12)
Engineering Science
1
(0) 15
(2) 0 (0) 0 (6) 48
(14)
Language and Culture
30
(27) 2 (2) 0 (0) 4
(0) 6 (5)
International Public Policy
7 (4) 1
(1) 0 (0) 6
(4) 5
(1)
Information Science and Technology
9
(3) 3
(1) 0 (0) 32 (4) 0 (0)
Frontier Biosciences
3
(1) 0
(0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1
(1)
Law School
0 (0) 0 (0) 11
(3) 1 (0) 0 (0)
United Graduate School of Child Development,
Osaka Univ., Kanazawa Univ., Hamamatsu
Univ. School of Medicine, Chiba Univ., Fukui Univ.
5
(5) 1
(0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
TOTAL 183 (90) 59
(17) 11
(3) 123 (45) 130
(52)

Numbers in ( ) indicate female students

Research Institutes, etc.

Institute/Center name

Research Student
Special Research Student
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases
7
(2) 2
(1)
The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research
8
(4) 3
(0)
Institute of Protein Research
4
(3) 0
(0)
Institute of Social and Economic Research 3 (1) 0 (0)
Joining and Welding Research Institute
3
(0) 3
(1)
Institute of Laser Engineering 10 (5) 0 (0)
Research Center for Nuclear Physics 0
(0) 1 (0)
Immunology Frontier Research Institute
1
(0) 1
(0)
Center for International Education and Exchange 8 (5) 0 (0)
Global Center for Medical Engineering and Informatics 0 (0) 0 (0)
TOTAL 44
(20) 10
(2)

Notes
Numbers in ( ) indicate female students.

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