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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

  2015 2014
Universities 29 30
Junior colleges 3 3
Technical colleges 4 4
Vocational schools
(specialist courses)
17 16

2. Number of overseas students by school

  2015 2014
Universities 2,572 2,509
Junior colleges 19 10
Technical colleges 32 28
Vocational schools 102 41
Total 2,725 2,588

3. Number of overseas students by country/region

  2015 2014
Number of students Percentage Number of students Percentage
China 1,537 56.4 1,488 57.5
South Korea 237 8.7 264 10.2
Taiwan 100 3.7 94 3.6
Indonesia 94 3.4 69 2.7
Malaysia 82 3.0 86 3.3
Thailand 70 2.6 69 2.7
Vietnum 63 2.3 26 1.0
Bangladesh 46 1.7 42 1.6
U.S.A. 39 1.4 33 1.3
Mongolia 29 1.1 32 1.2
Egypt 26 1.0 26 1.0
Russia 25 0.9 24 0.9
Other 377 13.8 335 12.9
Total 2,725 100.0 2,588 100.0

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