Education

Welcome prospective students!

Japan is in the middle of the entrance examination season for the new academic year starting in April.

For international students, Tokyo Tech holds three entrance examinations every year. Two of them are for the bachelor's degree program, while another is for master's or doctoral degree programs.

The following are just some of the reasons why you should choose Tokyo Tech.

Tokyo Tech by the Numbers

3rd in Japan in the QS World University Rankings

3rd in Japan in the QS World University Rankings

Tokyo Tech was ranked 3rd in Japan in the QS World University Rankings® 2018.

2nd in Japan in employability survey

2nd in Japan in employability survey

Tokyo Tech was ranked 19th in the world and 2nd in Japan for employable graduates according to the Global University Employability Ranking 2017, designed by Emerging and conducted by Trendence.

9:1 ratio of students to faculty

9:1 ratio of students to faculty

Tokyo Tech's student-faculty ratio is 9:1, ensuring high-quality learning opportunities for all students. Academic advisors/supervisors are available for all students.

1 desk for each student

1 desk for each student

In the final year of the bachelor's degree program, students become members of laboratories where they have personal desks for research. Tokyo Tech offers unstinting support for student research.

90 percent of students in the bachelor's program go on to the master's program

90 percent of students in the bachelor's program go on to the master's program

Approximately 90 percent of students in the bachelor's program go on to the master's program. Tokyo Tech has more master's students than students studying for bachelor's degrees.

14 percent of students are international students

14 percent of students are international students

Of the approximately 10,000 students at Tokyo Tech, 1,432 are international students. The Institute admits international students from 79 countries and regions.

820,000 volumes in the Institute Libraries

820,000 volumes in the Institute Libraries

The Ookayama and Suzukakedai Libraries contain a combined total of more than 820,000 books and are designated by the government as a National Center for Overseas Periodicals.

No.1 green supercomputer in the world

No.1 green supercomputer in the world

Tokyo Tech's TSUBAME 3.0 supercomputer ranked 1st in the June 2017 Green500 list of the world's most energy-efficient supercomputers, and 13th on the Top500 list in November 2017. TSUBAME is available for Tokyo Tech students for study and research.

4 universities

4 universities

In 2001, Tokyo Tech, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, and Tokyo University of Foreign Studies joined forces in academic collaboration through the Confederation of Four Universities, offering courses unique to their academic disciplines to students enrolled at member universities.

5 minutes

5 minutes

All three Tokyo Tech campuses — Ookayama, Suzukakedai, and Tamachi — are located near the center of Tokyo and within a 5-minute walk from train stations.

Nobel Prize in 2016

Nobel Prize in 2016

Honorary Professor Yoshinori Ohsumi won the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Tokyo Tech's faculty members are front-line researchers who are in close contact with students in classes and labs.

SPECIAL TOPICS

The Special Topics component of the Tokyo Tech Website shines a spotlight on recent developments in research and education, achievements of its community members, and special events and news from the Institute.

Past features can be viewed in the Special Topics Gallery.

Published: January 2018