Entrance Examination Data for the past 3 years

As of April 1, 2021

CourseExamination CategoryYearNo. of ApplicantsNo. of ExamineesNo. of Successful ApplicantsNo. of Students who Subsequently EnrolledAmong Enrolling Students
Working Adults Other Fields Accelerated Placement
Master's Courseinformation science 2019 348 329 166 128 7 58 1
2020 336 311 154 125 8 34 0
2021 370 353 167 135 8 24 0
biological science 2019 192 180 145 108 4 17 0
2020 183 175 158 108 1 22 0
2021 147 139 128 98 2 20 0
materials science 2019 237 226 142 93 2 27 1
2020 236 217 132 85 3 32 0
2021 199 189 138 87 4 19 0
Doctoral Courseinformation science 2019 33 32 31 28 3 2 -
2020 43 43 42 41 9 6 -
2021 27 27 27 27 3 1 -
biological science 2019 17 17 17 16 1 0 -
2020 25 25 24 24 2 0 -
2021 27 27 27 27 2 0 -
materials science 2019 20 19 19 19 5 1 -
2020 19 19 19 19 6 0 -
2021 13 13 13 14 2 1 -

* "Other fields" means students with a Bachelor of Arts or similar background.

* Fall semester students are excluded.

* The numbers in the yellow boxes have been adjusted to include those students who were scheduled to enter NAIST as MEXT Scholars in fall of 2020 but changed their entrance to April 2021 due to restrictions limiting travel implemented for the COVID-19 conditions.

Entrance Examination Data for Master's Course, 2021

As of April 1, 2021

information science
No. of Applicants No. of Examinees No. of Successful Applicants No. Students Subsequently Enrolling
1st 249 238 130 102
2nd 91 87 27 23
3rd 30 28 10 9
Screening of Specially Recommended International Students 0 0 0 0
biological science
No. of Applicants No. of Examinees No. of Successful Applicants No. of Students Subsequently Enrolling
1st 90 87 85 60
2nd 35 31 30 25
3rd 22 21 13 13
Screening of Specially Recommended International Students 0 0 0 0
materials science
No. of Applicants No. of Examinees No. of Successful Applicants No. of Students Subsequently Enrolling
1st 131 127 96 53
2nd 55 51 36 28
3rd 12 10 5 4
Screening of Specially Recommended International Students 1 1 1 1

* Fall semester students are excluded.

Home School Locations for Students Enrolling in 2021

As of April 1, 2021

Master's Course
Hokkaido 2
Tohoku 5
Kanto 49
Chubu 21
Kinki Shiga 4
Kyoto 28
Osaka 65
Hyogo 39
Wakayama 3
Nara 24
Mie 6
Chugoku 18
Shikoku 14
Kyushu 19
America 1
Thailand 1
Bangladesh 2
Vietnam 2
Mexico 1
Korea 1
China 15
Doctoral Course
Hokkaido 0
Tohoku 0
Kanto 3
Chubu 2
Kinki 52
Chugoku 1
Shikoku 1
Kyushu 0
Indonesia 2
Vietnam 1
Philippines 2
Malaysia 3
China 1

* Fall semester students are excluded.