For international students, Tokyo Tech holds entrance examinations for degree programs.
3rd in Japan in the QS World University Rankings
Tokyo Tech was ranked 3rd in Japan in the QS World University Rankings® 2019.
2nd in Japan in employability survey
Tokyo Tech was ranked 32nd in the world and 2nd in Japan for employable graduates according to the Global University Employability Ranking 2018, designed by Emerging and conducted by Trendence.
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
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
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.
16 percent of students are international students
Of the approximately 11,000 students at Tokyo Tech, 16% are international students. The Institute admits international students from 83 countries and regions.
780,000 volumes in the Institute Libraries
The Ookayama and Suzukakedai Libraries contain a combined total of more than 780,000 books and are designated by the government as a National Center for Overseas Periodicals.
No.5 green supercomputer in the world
Tokyo Tech's TSUBAME 3.0 supercomputer ranked 7th in the June 2018 Green500 list of the world's most energy-efficient supercomputers, and 5th on the Top500 list in November 2018. TSUBAME is available for Tokyo Tech students for study and research.
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.
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
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.
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.
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Published: January 2019