Tertiary education in Japan

Statistics report on tertiary education in Japan

Tertiary education in Japan

This report presents the most relevant facts and figures about tertiary education in Japan. It provides an overview of Japanese higher education institutions, the student profile, as well as the current situation on the funding of universities and their research projects.

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Overview

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  • Premium Statistic Number of universities Japan 2013-2022, by type
  • Premium Statistic Number of graduate schools Japan 2014-2023, by type
  • Premium Statistic Number of junior colleges Japan 2014-2023, by type
  • Premium Statistic Number of colleges of technology in Japan 2014-2023, by type
  • Premium Statistic Number of professional training colleges Japan 2016-2023, by type
  • Premium Statistic Number of students at higher education institutions Japan 2023, by type
  • Premium Statistic University and junior colleges enrollment rate Japan AY 1960-2023, by gender

Universities

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  • Premium Statistic Number of universities Japan AY 2023, by prefecture
  • Premium Statistic Number of public universities Japan AY 2012-2021, by founder
  • Premium Statistic Number of graduate courses at universities Japan AY 2023, by type
  • Premium Statistic Number of full-time university teachers Japan 2014-2023
  • Premium Statistic Leading universities Japan 2022, by academic reputation

Unviersity enrollment

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  • Premium Statistic Number of university students Japan 2013-2022
  • Premium Statistic Ratio of female university students Japan 2014-2023
  • Premium Statistic Number of students at universities Japan 2023, by degree level
  • Premium Statistic Number of students at national universities Japan 2014-2023
  • Premium Statistic Number of students at public universities Japan 2014-2023
  • Premium Statistic Number of students at private universities Japan 2014-2023

Profile of university students

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  • Premium Statistic Number of undergraduate university students Japan AY 2023, by major and gender
  • Premium Statistic Number of postgraduate students Japan AY 2023, by major and gender
  • Premium Statistic Number of applicants and new students at universities Japan AY 2023, by type
  • Premium Statistic Number of newly enrolled university students Japan AY 2023, by age
  • Premium Statistic Number of newly enrolled university students Japan AY 2023, by high school location

University finances

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  • Premium Statistic Revenue of national universities Japan FY 2015-2020
  • Premium Statistic Revenue of national universities Japan FY 2020, by category
  • Premium Statistic Expenses of national universities Japan FY 2022, by category
  • Premium Statistic Expenses of public universities Japan FY 2022, by category
  • Premium Statistic Operating expenses of public universities Japan FY 2012-2021, by source
  • Premium Statistic Revenue of private universities Japan FY 2015-2019
  • Premium Statistic Expenses of private universities Japan FY 2015-2019

Research and development

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  • Premium Statistic R&D expenses of higher education institutions Japan FY 2013-2022
  • Premium Statistic R&D expenses of higher education institutions Japan FY 2013-2022, by type
  • Premium Statistic Average R&D expenses per researcher of tertiary education Japan FY 2022, by field
  • Premium Statistic Number of higher education institutions conducting research Japan FY 2022, by field
  • Premium Statistic Number of R&D personnel at higher education institutions Japan 2014-2023
  • Premium Statistic Number of research collaborations among universities and companies Japan FY 2013-2020

Costs for enrollment

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  • Premium Statistic Average annual fees to attend universities per student Japan FY 2021, by institution
  • Premium Statistic Average annual fees to attend public universities per student Japan FY 2021, by type
  • Premium Statistic Average annual fees to attend private universities Japan FY 2015-2021, by category
  • Premium Statistic Average annual fees to attend private universities Japan FY 2021, by major
  • Premium Statistic Educational expenses per student at tertiary school Japan FY 2021, by type

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