TUS Ranked 2nd Among Private Japanese Universities in Academic Ranking of World Universities


In Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020, Tokyo University of Science is ranked 11th-14th among Japanese universities (401st to 500th worldwide), and 2nd among private universities in Japan.

This ranking has been implemented since 2003 by Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and has been published annually since 2009 by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, a consulting firm based in Shanghai, China. Ranking is determined by the consultancy firm through independently analyzing and aggregating multiple indicators, such as the number of Nobel Prize and Fields Medal recipients, the number of papers featured in academic journals such as Journal of Nature and Science, the number of "highly cited researchers" who have a large influence on the field of scientific research, etc.

Ranking of Japanese Universities in Academic Ranking of World Universities

Rank University Name
1 The University of Tokyo
2 Kyoto University
3 Nagoya University
4 Tokyo Institute of Technology
5~7 Hokkaido University
Osaka University
Tohoku University
8 University of Tsukuba
9~10 Keio University*
Kyushu University
11~14 Tokyo University of Science*
Chiba University
Kobe University
Okayama University
15~17 Hiroshima University
Kitasato University*
Tokushima University
18~19 Tokyo Medical and Dental University
Waseda University*
20~24 Juntendo University*
Kanazawa University
Kindai University*
Osaka City University
Shinshu University

An asterisk (*) indicates private universities.

Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020:

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