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Introduction to Osaka University

Student Numbers

Undergraduate Schools

As of May 1, 2020

School of
Enrollment targets  Enrollment numbers
Letters 660 780 (452)
Human Sciences 568 642 (396)
Foreign Studies* 2,340 2,823 (1,776)
Law 1,020 1,096 (416)
Economics 900 1,024 (252)
Science 1,020 1,140 (229)
Medicine 1,300 1,340 (663)
Dentistry 318 335 (167)
Pharmaceutical Sciences 480
  395 (163)
Engineering 3,280 3,667 (453)
Engineering Science 1,740 1,952 (178)
Total 13,626 15,194 (5,145)

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   170 (103) 123   180 (86)
Human Sciences 178   197 (105) 126 182 (102)
Law and Politics 70   82 (32) 36   54 (18)
Economics 166   171 (89) 75
 94 (29)
Science 532   614 (160) 378 279 (49)
Medicine 202
237 (169) 757 944 (330)
Dentistry 190
184 (85)
Pharmaceutical Sciences 150 149 (51) 100
65 (16)
Engineering 1,601 1,674 (256) 552   543 (110)
Engineering Science 534 617 (74) 210  200 (29)
Language and Culture 134 162 (119) 84 146 (84)
International Public Policy 70 84 (50) 63 63 (36)
Information Science and Technology 246 310 (32) 129 139 (13)
Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences 275 253 (105)
Osaka University Law School 240 210 (72)
United Graduate School of Child Development,
Osaka Univ., Kanazawa Univ., Hamamatsu
Univ. School of Medicine, Chiba Univ., Fukui Univ.
45 85 (64)





Total 4,311 4,715 (1,337) 3,143 3,424 (1,158)

Notes:
• Numbers in ( ) indicate female students.
• The enrollment targets for graduate schools that have undergone internal reorganization are listed at their most recent values. However, the enrollment numbers listed for those graduate schools include students who enrolled prior to reorganization.

Non-regular Students

Undergraduate Schools

School of

Research Student
Auditor Credited Auditor
Special Auditor
Letters 28 (17) 0 (0) 14 (7) 8
(2)
Human Sciences
17
(12) 0 (0) 4
(4) 4
(4)
Foreign Studies
0 (0) 0 (0) 10 (5) 79
(59)
Law 6
(4) 0 (0) 0
(0) 8
(3)
Economics 25 (16) 0 (0) 0
(0) 3
(0)
Science 6
(1) 0 (0) 5
(1) 3
(0)
Medicine 36
(16) 0 (0) 1
(1) 1
(1)
Dentistry 1
(1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Pharmaceutical Science
10
(2) 0 (0) 5
(3) 0
(0)
Engineering 31
(9) 0 (0) 3
(0) 3
(2)
Engineering Science
6
(0) 0 (0) 1
(0) 6
(3)
TOTAL 166 (78) 0 (0) 43
(21) 115

(74)

Numbers in ( ) indicate female students

Graduate Schools

Graduate School of

Research Student
Special Research Student
Auditor Credited Auditor
Special Auditor
Letters 6
(4) 4
(2) 0 (0) 17
(11) 4
(2)
Human Sciences
9
(5) 1
(1) 0 (0) 2
(1) 2
(1)
Law and Politics
2
(1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
(0)
Economics 1
(1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 9
(2) 2
(1)
Science 2
(1) 4
(0) 0 (0) 40
(10) 2
(0)
Medicine 50
(23) 11
(2) 0 (0) 13
(7) 1
(1)
Dentistry 39
(18) 0
(0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
(0)
Pharmaceutical Science
1
(0) 2
(0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 1
(1)
Engineering 11
(4) 10 (3) 0 (0) 18
(4) 21
(8)
Engineering Science
4
(0) 4
(0) 0 (0) 17
(3) 38
(3)
Language and Culture
36
(23) 0
(0) 0 (0) 5
(2) 11
(5)
International Public Policy
10
(3) 0
(0) 0 (0) 1
(0) 1
(0)
Information Science and Technology
11
(2) 0
(0) 0 (0) 0
(0) 0
(0)
Frontier Biosciences
3
(2) 2
(1) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0
(0)
Law School
0 (0) 0 (0) 10
(3) 0
(0) 0
(0)
United Graduate School of Child Development,
Osaka Univ., Kanazawa Univ., Hamamatsu
Univ. School of Medicine, Chiba Univ., Fukui Univ.
5
(5) 0
(0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
TOTAL 190 (92) 38
(9) 10
(3) 122 (40) 83
(22)

Numbers in ( ) indicate female students

Research Institutes, etc.

Institute/Center name

Research Student
Special Research Student
Research Institute for Microbial Diseases
6
(2) 1
(0)
The Institute of Scientific and Industrial Research
5
(2) 1
(0)
Institute of Protein Research
3
(2) 0
(0)
Institute of Social and Economic Research 1
(1) 0 (0)
Joining and Welding Research Institute
2
(0) 5
(1)
Institute of Laser Engineering 4
(1) 0 (0)
Research Center for Nuclear Physics 0
(0) 1 (0)
Immunology Frontier Research Institute
0
(0) 1
(0)
Center for International Education and Exchange 0
(0) 0 (0)
Global Center for Medical Engineering and Informatics 0 (0) 0 (0)
TOTAL 21
(8) 9
(1)

Notes
Numbers in ( ) indicate female students.

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