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Toyama Prefectural University

World University Rankings 2024
Japan University Rankings 2023
Young University Rankings 2023
5180 Kurokawa, Imizu-shi, Toyama, 939 - 0398, Japan

About Toyama Prefectural University

Toyama Prefectural University, is a public university located in Imizu, Tokyo, Japan.

It was initially founded in 1962 as the College of Technology and later gained university status in 1990.

The university offers undergraduate and graduate courses focusing on engineering, ranging from mechanical systems engineering to environmental engineering and biotechnology. Toyama Prefectural University also offers courses in nursing and liberal arts, but has a strong reputation as a major engineering university.

The university offers specialised programmes in biomedical engineering and has research collaborations with reputed academic institutions across the world. Some of these include Zhejiang University of Science and Technology (China), Bielefeld University (Germany), National Agronomical Institute of Tunisia (Tunisia), and the University of Alaska Fairbanks (the USA).

The biotechnology centre and the university's environmental engineering initiative are some of the other amenities at Toyama Prefectural University.

Toyama Prefectural University aims to foster an “engineering” spirit to help students rise to the challenges of the 21st century and in line with this mission, it actively facilitates student and faculty exchanges within academic institutions across the world.

The university offers students a wide range of amenities to facilitate the overall growth and development of its student community. There are several regional cooperation centres and community centres, as well as libraries and clubs.

The university places a strong emphasis on social contribution among its students.

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Key statistics

  • 2%
    Percentage of International Students
  • 9.5
    No. of students per staff
  • 31 : 69
    Student Ratio of Females to Males
  • 31%
    Proportion of ISR Publication
  • 1,864
    Number of FTE Students
  • ¥2,517
    Finance per Student (¥000s)
Based on data collected for the (1) 2024 World University Rankings and (2) 2023 Japan University Rankings

Subjects taught at Toyama Prefectural University

  • Engineering & technology

    • Civil Engineering
    • General Engineering
    • Electrical & Electronic Engineering
    • Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
  • Physical sciences

    • Physics & Astronomy
    • Mathematics & Statistics
    • Chemistry
  • Clinical, pre-clinical & health

    • Other Health
  • Computer science

    • Computer Science
  • Life sciences

    • Biological Sciences