Japan University ranking by Shanghai Jiao Tong University

The Shanghai Jiao Tong University has a in depth method for ranking universities. Each year in august they publish their ranking list of universities and colleges. Based on their world ranking lists, they also set up ranking overviews for specific parts of the world, including Asia Pacific. In this Asia Pacific list, a high number of Japanese universities are mentioned. The top ranking university in this list is also in Japan, Tokyo University. The list was made in August 2008.
From this Asia Pacific university ranking, I have compiled the top 10 of Japanese universities.

What they look at
| Quality of Education (10%) | Faculty price winning (20%) | Citations (20%) | Articles published in Nature and Science (20%) | Article Indices (20%) | Per capita performance (10%) |

What they came up with for Japan
1. Tokyo University
2. Kyoto University
3. Osaka University
4. Tohoku
5. Kyushu
6. Nagoya University
7. Tokyo Institute of Technology
8. Hokkaido University
9. Tsukuba
10. Hiroshima University

The complete list with University rankings for Asia Pacific, from which this Japan university ranking was compiled, can be found here

Back to The Best University Homepage

The Best University aims at bringing you the latest University Rankings and College rankings from all over the world, so you know which university is the best in your country or specialization. The ranking top 10's displayed on this website are taken from web sources, and we always link to the original source. Although we strive to only provide accurate information, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the content. Always consult multiple sources before deciding which university is the right one for you.