Tokyo University of Science


2021.05.07 Friday

TUS Ranks 12th in Japan (3rd among Private Universities) in "THE University Impact Rankings 2021"


In “THE University Impact Rankings 2021” announced on April 21, 2021 by the “Times Higher Education”, a UK education journal, the Tokyo University of Science (TUS) ranked 12th among universities in Japan (3rd among private universities in Japan).

THE University Impact Rankings are global rankings that measure the “ability of social contributions” of universities, and evaluate the state of approaches by each university with respect to each of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) put forward by the United Nations.

In particular, TUS ranked 4th in Japan (1st among private universities) for Goal 8 “Decent work and economic growth”; 10th in Japan (2nd among private universities) for Goal 9 “Industry innovation and infrastructure”; and 4th in Japan (1st among private universities) for Goal 12 “Responsible consumption and production”. These results indicate that TUS’ contributions toward society are highly admired.

As a comprehensive science and technology university, TUS will further promote activities oriented toward a sustainable society.

Ranking of Japanese universities (comprehensive)

Ranking University name
World Japan Private
101 - 200 1   Tohoku University, Hiroshima University, University of Tsukuba, Kyoto University, Okayama University, Hokkaido University, The University of Tokyo
201 - 300 8 1 Keio University, Osaka University, Nagoya University, Ritsumeikan University
301 - 400 12 3 Tokyo University of Science, Kobe University, Tokushima University, Shinshu University, Mie University
401 - 600 17 4 Yamaguchi University, Tokyo University of Agriculture, Osaka Prefecture University, Kumamoto University, Waseda University, Ehime University, Teikyo University, Toyo University, Ibaraki University, Tottori University, Nagoya City University, Ryukoku University, Yokohama National University, Kanazawa University, Chiba University, Niigata University
  • ” represents private universities.
  • Universities ranked 601 and lower are omitted (1,115 universities around the world were ranked in the comprehensive rankings).


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