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Established

Established: May 1949
Kyoritsu Hospital, the former institution of Niigata University, was founded in April 1870.

Faculties

  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Economic Sciences
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Dentistry
  • Faculty of Engineering
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • College of Creative Studies

Graduate Schools

  • Professional School of Teacher Education
  • Graduate School of Modern Society and Culture
  • Graduate School of Science and Technology
  • Graduate School of Health Sciences
  • Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences

Campus Size

About 6,208,733 m2
*The total size of Ikarashi campus and Asahimachi campus

Annual Budget (AY 2021)

About 70,359,000,000 yen

Number of Students

*As of May 1, 2022

Undergraduate Students 9,992
Graduate Students 2,072
School Nurse-Teachers' Course Students 48

Number of Students by Faculty / Graduate School (As of May 1, 2022)

Number of International Students

Intl students whose status of residence is "Student" from 43 countries/regions *As of May 1, 2022 383
Intl students whose status of residence is "Student" as well as other than "Student" *The total number in AY 2021 659

Number of International Students by Country / Region (As of May 1, 2022)
Number of International Students by Faculty / Graduate School (As of May 1, 2022)

Number of Degrees Obtained (AY 2021)

*As of March 31, 2022

Master's Degrees 583
Doctoral Degrees 144

Number of Staff

* As of May 1, 2022

Board Members 9
Academic Staff 1,525
- Professors 350
- Associate Professors 390
- Lecturers 82
- Assistant Professors 488
- Assistants 100
- Teaching Staff of the Attached Schools 115
Non-Academic Staff 1,736

External funds

*As of AY 2021
About 3,801,333,000 yen

Patent

*As of AY 2021

Patent 321
Patent Application 64

Overseas Partner Institutions

*As of May 1, 2022

Agreement on University Level 30 countries/regions, 102 cases
Agreement on Faculty/Graduate School Level 34 countries/regions, 258 cases

World University Rankings

QS: Quacquarelli Symonds

THE: Times Higher Education

  • World Ranking 2022: #801-1000
  • World Ranking (Life Sciences) 2022: #401-500
  • World Ranking (Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health) 2022: #501-600
  • World Ranking (Physical Sciences) 2022: #1001+
  • World Ranking (Engineering & Technology) 2022: #1001+
  • Impact Ranking 2022: #601-800
  • Impact Ranking (SDG 3: Good health & well-being) 2022: #101-200
  • Impact Ranking (SDG 4: Quality education) 2022: #601-800
  • Impact Ranking (SDG 9: Industry, innovation and infrastructure) 2022: #401-600
  • Impact Ranking (SDG 14: Life below water) 2022: #101-200
  • Impact Ranking (SDG 15: Life on land) 2022: #201-300
  • Impact Ranking (SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals) 2022: #301-400
    *Niigata University in THE

ARWU: Academic Ranking of World Universities