Information about Students, Faculty, Finance

Information about Students

Number of Students
Number of Enrolled Students by Department (As of May 1, 2016)
College Department 1st year 2nd year 3rd year 4th year Total
College of Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering 247 237 236 209 929
Department of Aeronautics 76 67 60 69 272
Department of Robotics 120 134 122 121 497
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering 202 205 214 210 831
Department of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering 43 39 68 71 221
Department of Information and Computer Science 260 226 236 229 951
Department of Information and Communication Engineering*
(up to 2011)
- - - 1 1
Subtotal 948 908 936 910 3,702
College of Informatics and Human Communication Department of Media Informatics 142 152 138 157 589
Department of Management Systems 42 65 74 65 246
Department of Psychological Informatics 40 66 60 52 218
Subtotal 224 283 272 274 1,053
College of Environmental Engineering and Architecture Department of Architectural Design 139 150 135 120 544
Department of Architecture 139 140 125 133 525
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering 92 84 73 65 314
Department of Environmental and Urban Design* (up to 2011) - 1 - - 1
Subtotal 358 375 333 318 1,384
College of Bioscience and Chemistry Department of Applied Chemistry 74 79 62 89 304
Department of Applied Bioscience 68 100 102 974 367
Subtotal 142 179 164 186 671
College of Information Science and Human Communication*
(up to 2011)
Department of Media Informatics* - - - 2 2
Department of Psychological Informatics* - - - 2 2
Department of Management Informatics* - - - 2 2
Department of Information and Computer Science* - - 2 11 13
Subtotal 0 0 2 17 19
Total 1,672 1,745 1,707 1,705 6,829

*Indicates colleges/departments that were renamed or have stopped accepting applications due to departmental reorganization.

Number of Graduate School Students by Program (As of May 1, 2016)
School Program First (Master’s) Phase of Doctoral Program Second Phase of Doctoral Program Total
1st year 2nd year 1st year 2nd year 3rd year
Graduate School of Engineering Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering 54 66 1 1 2 124
Graduate Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering 6 7 0 2 0 15
Graduate Program in Information and Computer Engineering 6 10 0 0 1 96
Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering and Electronics 59 34 0 2 1 96
Graduate Program in System Design Engineering 13 13 0 2 2 30
Graduate Program in Bioscience and Applied Chemistry 12 17 0 0 1 30
Graduate Program in Architecture 24 25 1 0 1 51
Graduate Program in Synthesized Engineering 5 0 4 0 2 11
Graduate Program in Business Architecture 11 3 - - - 14
Graduate Program in Systems for Intellectual Creation 17 - - - - 17
Subtotal 207 175 6 7 10 405
Graduate School of Psychology Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology 8 2 - - - 10
Subtotal 8 2 0 0 0 10
Graduate School of Innovation Manegement Graduate Program in Innovation Manegement 54         54
Subtotal 54         54
Total 269 177 6 7 10 469
Number of Currently Employed Graduate School Students (As of May 1, 2016)
Graduate School Program First (Master’s) Phase of Doctoral Program Second Phase of Doctoral Program
Graduate School of Engineering Graduate Program in Mechanical Engineering 0 3
Graduate Program in Civil and Environmental Engineering 1 1
Graduate Program in Information and Computer Engineering 0 1
Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering and Electronics 1 2
Graduate Program in System Design Engineering 0 2
Graduate Program in Bioscience and Applied Chemistry 0 1
Graduate Program in Architecture 0 0
Graduate Program in Synthesized Engineering 0 6
Graduate Program in Business Architecture 11 -
Graduate Program in Systems for Intellectual Creation 16 -
Graduate School of Psychology Graduate Program in Clinical Psychology 2 -
Graduate School of Innovation Manegement Graduate Program in Innovation Manegement 54  
Total 85 16
Number of students per instructor

19.6 (Full-time instructors: 348, undergraduate students: 6,829)

Number of students per class

At KIT, we offer around 1,200 subjects each semester. In Basic Style for Study, which is compulsory for first-year students, there are 28 classes, each of which has about 60 students.
With regard to Design Project, which is our original Project-based Learning Program that is compulsory for all students, there are approximately 50 Design Project II classes for second-year students, with about 30 students per class.

Graduation rate

The ratio of students who graduate after four years of study varies between 73% and 79%.

Ratio of students who have graduated in four years
Students withdrawing from KIT

The ratio of students who have left KIT has varied between 3.3% and 3.9% in the past four years.

Ratio of students who repeated a year, left school, took a leave of absence, or were expelled
Career paths after graduation

The ratio of KIT students who find work before graduation is one of the best among Japanese universities.

(1) Undergraduate students' career paths

For the academic year 2015 (students who graduated in March 2016), the ratio of students who found work was 99.7%. Among 1,211 students who found work, 62.9% obtained a job in a listed company, a major company, or a government, or became a teacher.

Undergraduate students' career paths

Year Obtained work Continued to study Self-employed Continued job hunting (to become a government worker, etc.) Did not obtain work Graduates
2011 1143 192 2 42 41 1420
2012 1059 186 2 55 35 1337
2013 1242 196 0 49 15 1502
2014 1219 201 2 29 6 1457
2015 1211 211 3 39 4 1468

Unit: person

Ratios of students who found work in the past five years

Types of employers in the past five years

Number of students who proceeded to graduate schools

Among 211 students who continued to study, 205 proceeded to a graduate school after graduation in March 2016.

[Graduate schools]
KIT: 182
Joetsu University of Education: 14
Tohoku University: 3
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology: 2
Tokyo Institute of Technology: 1
Shinshu University: 1
Okayama University: 1
Kindai University: 1

Ratio and number of students who proceeded to a graduate school

Students who proceeded to a graduate school
(2) Graduate students' career paths

The following table shows the career paths of our graduate students.

Career paths of graduate students (Unit: person)

Year Obtained work Continued to study Self-employed Continued job hunting (to become a government worker, etc.) Did not obtain work Students who completed their course of study
2011 243 3 2 15 3 266
2012 206 0 0 9 4 219
2013 145 2 0 2 0 149
2014 133 5 1 4 0 143
2015 150 1 0 1 0 152

Ratios of students who found work

The following graphs show the ratios of students who found work (Graduate School of Engineering) and the types of employers that hired them.

Ratios of students who found work
Types of employers

Licenses

We established the Career Skills Development Center in 1995 to encourage students to obtain professional licenses and qualifications.

Number of examinees and students who passed the test in 2015
Number of examinees: 1,921 / Number of students who passed the test: 493

Conferral of degrees

The following table shows the number of academic degrees conferred to students in the academic year 2015. Since KIT's establishment, 61,574 degrees have been conferred.

Number of degrees conferred in the academic year 2015 (Undergraduate)

College Department Bachelor
College of Engineering Mechanical Engineering 204
Aeronautics 50
Robotics 92
Electrical and Electronic Engineering 194
Electronics, Information and Communication Engineering 54
Information and Communication Engineering※ 8
Information and Computer Science 152
College of Informatics and Human Communication Media Informatics 117
Management Systems 65
Psychological Informatics 48
College of Information Science and Human Communication Media Informatics※ 9
Psychological Informatics※ 6
Management Systems※ 2
Information and Computer Science※ 13
College of Environmental Engineering and Architecture Architectural Design 97
Environmental and Urban Design※ 4
Architecture  110
Civil and Environmental Engineering 51
College of Bioscience and Chemistry Applied Chemistry  81
Applied Bioscience  87
Total 1444

*The name was changed according to the reorganization of the school.

The following table shows the number of graduate degrees conferred (up to and including the academic year 2015)

Number of degrees conferred

Graduate school Program Master Doctoral
(Course)
Doctoral
(Thesis)
Graduate School of Engineering Mechanical Engineering 967 19 53
Civil Engineering * 128 2
Civil and Environmental Engineering 145 3
Information and Computer Engineering 584 18
Electrical Engineering and Electronics 884 18
System Design Engineering 398 8
Material Design Engineering * 460 27
Bioscience and Applied Chemistry 153 2
Architecture 617 1
Synthesized Engineering 16 8
Managerial Engineering * 226 - -
Business Architecture 61 -
Systems for Intellectual Creation 383 -
Graduate School of Psychology Clinical Psychology 49 -
Total 5071 106 53

* The program was closed or the name was changed.

Number of Faculty

Full-time Faculty Members (As of May 1, 2016)

  Professors Associate Professors Instructors Assistant
Professors
/Assistants
Total
President and Vice President 3       3
College of Engineering Division of Mechanical Engineering 27 9 4   40
Division of Electrical Engineering 25 4 3   32
Division of Information Technology and Computer Science 11 5 3   19
College of Informatics and Human Communication Division of Informatics and Human Communication 20 3 5   28
College of Environmental Engineering and Architecture Division of Architecture 16 6 2   24
Division of Environmental Engineering 6 0 2   8
College of Bioscience and Chemistry Division of Bioscience and Chemistry 15 3 3   21
Academic Foundations Programs Humanities and Social Sciences Program 21 10 8 2 41
English Language Program 2 2 18   22
Mathematics and Science for Engineering 20 5 5   30
Practical Engineering Education Program 17 3 5   25
Teacher Certification Program 3 2 0   5
Graduate School 20 2     22
Research Laboratories, etc. 26 2     28
Total 232 56 58 2 348

Unit: person

Full-time Staff (As of May 1, 2016)

Total 304

Unit: person

Financial Information

Balance Sheet(As of March 31,2016)

Statement of Asset Revenues and Expenditures(April 1,2015-March 31,2016)

Statement of Categorized Revenues and Expenditures(April 1,2015-March 31,2016)

Statement of Business Activity Revenues and Expenditures(April 1,2015-March 31,2016)

Inventory of Property(March 31,2016)