Tokyo University of Agriculture

World University Rankings 2024
Impact Rankings 2023
Japan University Rankings 2023
1-1-1 Sakuragaoka, Setagaya, Tokyo, 156 8502, Japan

About Tokyo University of Agriculture

The Tokyo University of Agriculture (Tōkyō nōgyō daigaku or Nodai) is a private agricultural university in Japan. It was the first of its kind to be established in Japan and the best of its kind, among others which include Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology and the Sapporo Agricultural College.

It began life as the Department of Agriculture of the Ikueiko School in 1891, set up by Enomoto Takeaki, who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Post and Telecommunications, Agriculture, Education. It gained its current name in 1925.

The university has three campuses: Setagaya Campus, Atsugi Campus and the Okhotsk Campus (Abashiri). The Setagaya campus includes the faculty of applied bioscience, the faculty of regional environmental science, the faculty of international agriculture and food studies, while the Atsugi Campus in Kanagawa is home to the faculty of agriculture.

The Okhotsk Campus, in Hokkaido is home to the faculty of bio-industry. In addition, the university offers two graduate school programmes: one in agriculture and one in bio-industry. There is also a two-year junior college.

It is also home to the Tokyo University of Agriculture Botanical Garden on the Atsugi Campus.

The garden was established in 1967, and now cultivates about 1,500 species of useful plants, including collections of Cactaceae and other succulents (such as Agave, Euphorbia, Kalanchoe, Stapelia, Sansevieria), Iris, Lilium, Paeonia, Rosa, Syringa, as well as flora of Asia and the Far East, Kazakhstan, Europe, the Americas, and medicinal plants and conifers such as Podocarpus.

In addition, 310 species of wild plants grow in the garden.

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Key statistics

  • 2%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 11%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 32.2
    No. of students per staff
  • 13,004
    Number of FTE Students
  • 43 : 57
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • ¥1,754
    Finance per Student (¥000s)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings and (2) 2023 Japan University Rankings

Subjects taught at Tokyo University of Agriculture

  • Business & economics

    • Business & Management
    • Economics & Econometrics
  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences
    • Agriculture & Forestry
  • Social sciences

    • Sociology
    • Geography
    • Politics & International Studies (incl Development Studies)
  • Engineering & technology

    • Civil Engineering
  • Physical sciences

    • Chemistry
    • Geology, Environmental, Earth & Marine Sciences