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Overseas Students in Hokkaido (as of May 1 each year)

(Survey results regarding overseas students in Japan
by the Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO))

1. Number of schools admitting overseas students

  2018 2017
Universities 28 29
Junior colleges 3 3
Technical colleges 4 4
Vocational schools
(specialist courses)
34 33
Japanese language schools 10 7
Total 79 76

2. Number of overseas students by school

  2018 2017
Universities 3,217 2,842
Junior colleges 35 27
Technical colleges 35 35
Vocational schools
(specialist courses)
327 251
Japanese language schools 309 299
Total 3,923 3,454

3. Number of overseas students by country/region

  2018 2017
Number of students Percentage Number of students Percentage
China 1,866 47.6 1,679 48.6
South Korea 334 8.5 258 7.5
Vietnum 333 8.5 237 6.9
Taiwan 200 5.1 192 5.6
Thailand 158 4.0 140 4.1
Malaysia 106 2.7 101 2.9
Indonesia 94 2.4 97 2.8
Nepal 89 2.3 57 1.7
Bangladesh 69 1.8 68 2.0
Mongolia 69 1.8 49 1.4
U.S.A. 55 1.4 62 1.8
India 40 1.0 34 1.0
Philippines 37 0.9 37 1.1
Russia 28 0.7 24 0.7
Other 445 11.3 419 12.1
Total 3,923 - 3,454 -

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