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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 750,000 m2
*The total size of Ikarashi campus and Asahimachi campus

Annual Budget (AY 2019)

About 68,480,000,000 yen

Number of Students

*As of May 1, 2020

Undergraduate Students 10,172
Graduate Students 2,027
School Nurse-Teachers' Course Students 48

Number of International Students

Intl students whose status of residence is "Student" from 39 countries/regions *As of May 1, 2020 468
Intl students whose status of residence is "Student" as well as other than "Student" *The total number in AY 2019 1,125

 

Number of Degrees Obtained (AY 2019)

*As of March 31, 2020

Master's Degrees 562
Doctoral Degrees 168

Number of Staff

* As of May 1, 2020
Total: 3,281

Board Members 10
Academic Staff 1,564
- Professors 364
- Associate Professors 421
- Lecturers 82
- Assistant Professors 497
- Assistants 85
- Teaching Staff of the Attached Schools 115
Non-Academic Staff 1,707

External funds

*As of AY 2019
About 3,453,897,000 yen

Patent

*As of AY 2019

Patent 292
Patent Application 54

Overseas Partner Institutions

*As of May 1, 2020

Agreement on University Level 27 countries/regions, 90 cases
Agreement on Faculty/Graduate School Level 34 countries/regions, 267 cases

World University Rankings

QS: Quacquarelli Symonds

  • World Ranking 2021: #541-550
  • World Ranking (Medicine) 2021: #451-500
  • World Ranking (Life Sciences & Medicine) 2021: #451-500
  • World Ranking (Physics & Astronomy) 2021: #551-600
    *Niigata University in QS

THE: Times Higher Education

  • World Ranking 2021: #801-1000
  • World Ranking (Clinical & Health) 2021: #401-500
  • World Ranking (Life Sciences) 2021: #601-800
  • World Ranking (Physical Sciences) 2021: #801-1000
  • World Ranking (Engineering) 2021: #1001+
  • Impact Ranking 2020: #401-600
  • Impact Ranking (SDG 14: Life below water) 2020: #101-200
  • Impact Ranking (SDG 3: Good health & well-being) 2020: #201-300
  • Impact Ranking (SDG 17: Partnerships for the goals) 2020: #201-300
  • Impact Ranking (SDG 4: Quality education) 2020: #401-600
    *Niigata University in THE

ARWU: Academic Ranking of World Universities