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THE Japan University Ranking: No.1 for 3rd consecutive year (Internationality x Tokai-Hokuriku)

THE University Ranking Japan #1

The Times Higher Education (THE), a British journal specializing in higher education, released the "Times Higher Education Japan University Rankings 2023" on March 23.

Continuing on from 2022, NUCB Undergraduate School is pleased to announce that we have ranked 1st in the Tokai-Hokuriku region for the 3rd consecutive year and 15th nationwide (7th in Japan in the field of Economics and Business Administration) in the "Environment" pillar.

Ranking in each pillar


This pillar looks at the make-up of the student and staff body at each campus, helping students determine whether they will find themselves in a diverse, supportive and inclusive university environment.

RankName of University
1NUCB Undergraduate School
2Nagoya University of Foreign Studies
3Toyohashi University of Technology
4Nanzan University
5Nagoya University

(Tokai & Hokuriku Region/General)


This pillar gathers information from around 1,000 to 2,000 career advisors of high schools in Japan covering topics such as to what extent teaching at the university supports critical thinking and do they offer classes that challenge the students.

1Nagoya University
2Nanzan University
3NUCB Undergraduate School
4Meijo University
5Aichi University

(Tokai and Hokuriku Region/Economics and Business Administration)

1Nagoya University
2Nagoya City University
3Nanzan University
4University of Toyama
5Gifu University
6NUCB Undergraduate School
7University of Shizuoka
8Chukyo University
9Meijo University
10Aichi University

(Tokai & Hokuriku / Economics & Business Administration / General)

What is THE World University Ranking?

The Times Higher Education Japan University Rankings uses a balanced scorecard approach, with 16 individual performance indicators combining to create an overall score that reflects the broad strength of an institution. These rankings give students and their families the information they need to help them choose where to study, The overall methodology explores four key areas, called pillars: resources, engagement, outcomes and environment.

Internationality|How international is the educational environment?
  • Proportion of International Students
  • Proportion of International Staff
  • International Exchange Programs
  • Courses in a Foreign Language
Educational Enrichment|How well have your educational expectations been realized?
  • Global Talent Development
  • Student Ability Development
  • Student Engagement
  • Interaction with Teachers/Students
  • Student Recommendation