Tohoku University

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World University Rankings 2014-15

Overall score ?
48.1
Teaching ?
49.7
International outlook ?
29.7
Industry income ?
76.8
Research ?
47.3
Citations ?
49.6

Spread over five campuses in the city of Sendai on the Pacific coast 190 miles north of Tokyo, Tohoku was founded as the third of the old imperial universities in 1907. Its 10 undergraduate and 18 graduate schools and 6 research institutes offer arts, humanities, law, research and applied sciences, with more than 2,900 staff overseeing around 18,000 students.