Universities in Sapporo, Japan
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Sapporo
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  • Universities in Sapporo
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
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  • Universities in Sapporo
  • (19 institution and 6 subject rankings)
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  • Universities in Sapporo
  • Among TOP 200
Latest ranking updates related to universities in Sapporo
  • 25 Mar, 2021: THE Japan University Rankings - Times Higher Education updated with Hokkaido University ranked highest among 5 listed universities in Sapporo.
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Latest Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities from Scimago Institutions. 2 universities from Sapporo appear in this ranking.
  • 17 Mar, 2021: Nature Index - Top 200 Institutions in Asia Pacific updated with Hokkaido University in position 39.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK published most recent results of QS World University Rankings By Subject (History). Includes 11 universities from Sapporo.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Sapporo

Geology
#61 
Hokkaido University
Agriculture & Forestry
#70 
Hokkaido University
Engineering - Chemical
#84 
Hokkaido University
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
#151 
Hokkaido University
Sociology
#201 
Hokkaido University

Rankings of universities in Sapporo, Japan 2021

#1

Hokkaido University

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (300 reviews)
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  • #12 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #139 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #207 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Sapporo Medical University

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  • #105 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #46 
  • #470 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #108 
  • #101 
THE Japan University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 25 March, 2021]


#3

Hokkaido University of Science

Student satisfaction: 3.6 / 5.0 (19 reviews)
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  • #257 
  • #201 
THE Japan University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 25 March, 2021]
  • #176 
  • #2885 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #246 
  • #5401 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#4

Hokusei Gakuen University

  • #162 
  • #151 
THE Japan University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 25 March, 2021]
  • #333 
  • #7522 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#5

Hokkai-Gakuen University

Student satisfaction: 3.5 / 5.0 (36 reviews)
  • #152 
  • #2388 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #274 
  • #5724 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#6

Sapporo University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (17 reviews)
  • #220 
  • #201 
THE Japan University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 25 March, 2021]
  • #398 
  • #9872 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#7

Hokkaido University of Education

Student satisfaction: 3.0 / 5.0 (25 reviews)
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  • #179 
  • #2950 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #206 
  • #4800 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#8

Sapporo City University

  • #330 
  • #7415 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#9

Fuji Women's University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (4 reviews)

#10

Sapporo Otani University

Student satisfaction: 3.0 / 5.0 (7 reviews)

#11

Hokkai School of Commerce

Student satisfaction: 2.8 / 5.0 (6 reviews)

#12

Sapporo International University


Sapporo Key Facts for International Students

Population: 1884000

Time: GMT +9

District/province: Hokkaidō,

Living costs for students in Sapporo:

* 100 = prices in London

  • Living costs without accommodation 102* (2% more expensive than London)
  • All costs including accommodation 144* (44% more expensive than London)
  • Meals (grocery & lower cost restaurants) 94* (6% cheaper than London)
  • Average Big Mac price 406.15 ¥
  • Plug Type A
    • Residential voltage: 100 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz / 50 Hz
  • Plug Type B
    • Residential voltage: 100 V
    • Frequency: 60 Hz / 50 Hz
Nobel prize laureates:
Akira Suzuki (Hokkaido University, 2010)

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FAQ

Hokkaido University ranks #1 in Sapporo in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Sapporo Hokkaido University is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 31 rankings where Hokkaido University is listed.

Hokkaido University is ranked best in Sapporo for Natural Sciences (Geology). See all rankings for the Hokkaido University.

Hokkaido University is ranked best in Sapporo for Agriculture (Agriculture & Forestry). See all rankings for the Hokkaido University.

Hokkaido University is ranked best in Sapporo for Engineering (Engineering - Chemical). See all rankings for the Hokkaido University.

Hokkaido University is ranked best in Sapporo for Medicine & Health (Pharmacy & Pharmacology). See all rankings for the Hokkaido University.

Hokkaido University is ranked best in Sapporo for Social Studies & Humanities (Sociology). See all rankings for the Hokkaido University.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS University Rankings: Asia:
Academic reputation 30%
Employer reputation 20%
Faculty/student ratio 10%
International research network 10%
Citations per paper 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Asia:
Research productivity 25%
Research impact 35%
Research Excellence 40%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

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RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Japan University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Resources 34%
Engagement 30% (teaching)
Environment 20% (diversity)
Outcomes 16% (employability)

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

Criteria used in ranking -THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education:
Proportion of international students 25%
Proportion of international staff 25%
Proportion of journal publications with one or more international co-authors 25%
University’s international reputation 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -Best universities in the Asia-Pacific region:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Asia University Ranking:
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
Teaching 25%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 7.5%

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Thomson Reuters

Criteria used in ranking -Most Innovative Universities Asia Pacific:
Patent volume 11.11%
Patent success 11.11%
Global patents 11.11%
Patent citations 11.11%
Percent of patents cited/Patent citation impact 11.11%
Patent to Article Citation Impact 11.11%
Industry Article Citation Impact 11.11%
Percent of Industry Collaborative Articles 11.11%
Total Web of Science Core Collection Papers 11.11%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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