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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

  2016 2015
Universities 30 29
Junior colleges 3 3
Technical colleges 4 4
Vocational schools
(specialist courses)
24 17
Japanese language schools 7 6

2. Number of overseas students by school

  2016 2015
Universities 2,704 2,572
Junior colleges 19 19
Technical colleges 35 32
Vocational schools 139 102
Japanese language schools 344 249
Total 3,241 2,974

3. Number of overseas students by country/region

  2016 2015
Number of students Percentage Number of students Percentage
China 1,577 48.7 1,584 53.3
South Korea 249 7.7 243 8.2
Taiwan 171 5.3 131 4.4
Indonesia 97 3.0 95 3.2
Malaysia 92 2.8 84 2.8
Thailand 149 4.6 86 2.9
Vietnum 221 6.8 151 5.1
Bangladesh 58 1.8 46 1.5
U.S.A. 58 1.8 45 1.5
Mongolia 34 1.0 30 1.0
Egypt 16 0.5 26 0.9
Russia 30 0.9 29 1.0
Other 489 15.1 424 14.3
Total 3,241 100.0 2,974 100.0

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