University of Tsukuba Facts and Figures


Number of Faculty Members

1,903


【as of May 1st, 2016】

Number of Staff Members

2,361


【as of May 1st, 2016】

Number of Students

17,723

  • Number of Undergraduate Students
    9,942
  • Number of Graduate Students
    6,711
  • Number of Non-degree Seeking Students
    1,070

【as of October 1st, 2016】

Site Area

about 2,600,000 square meters

( 6 times bigger than Vatican City)

Number of Courses

about 14,000

Undergraduate
6,000
Graduate
8,000

【AY2015】

Number of International Students

2,642

Number of International Students by regions of the world
Asia 2,067
North America 52
South and North America 79
Europe 146
CIS 120
Oceania 15
Middle East 42
Africa 121
Total
(121 countries or regions)
2,642
Number of International Students by Nationality
China 1,337
Korea 167
Indonesia 124
Taiwan 80
Vietnam 78
United States 49
Bangladesh 44
Thailand 40
Malaysia 34
India 32
others 657

【as of October 1st, 2016】

the Olympics

Throughout the long history of Tsukuba Sports including that of its predecessor Tokyo Higher Normal School and the Tokyo University of Education, many students and alumni have taken part in Olympic Games with glorious achievements The number of medals is as follows:

Medals

【as of December 1st, 2016】

3 Nobel Laureates

Dr. Sin-Itiro Tomonaga
[ a former Tokyo University of Education president ]
( The Nobel Prize in Physics 1965 )

Dr. Leo Esaki
[ a former University of Tsukuba president ]
( The Nobel Prize in Physics 1973 )

Dr. Hideki Shirakawa
[ a professor emeritus at our University ]
( The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2000 )

best university under
50 years old in the world(2016)

The13th

【QS World University Rankings Top 50 Under 50】