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
|1||The University of Tokyo|
|4||Tokyo Institute of Technology|
|8||University of Tsukuba|
|11～14||Tokyo University of Science*|
|18～19||Tokyo Medical and Dental University|
|Osaka City University|
An asterisk (*) indicates private universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities 2020: