Number of postgraduate students Japan AY 2022, by major and gender

Number of postgraduate students in Japan in academic year 2022, by major field of study and gender

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December 2022



Survey time period

academic year 2022; the Japanese school year starts on April 1 of the stated year and ends on March 31 of the following year

Supplementary notes

*"Other" includes subjects such as liberal arts, integrated science, and international studies.

Figures include the number of students attending master's programs and those attending the first term of doctor's programs. The first term of doctor's programs refers to the first two years of full-term (five years) doctoral programs, excluding studies of medicine, dentistry, pharmaceutical, and veterinary medicine, that are considered equivalent to the master's programs.

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