Profile of Ibaraki University

Name Ibaraki University
Date of Foundation May 31, 1949
Origins Mito High School, Ibaraki Normal School, Ibaraki Normal School for Youth, Taga Technical college
President MIMURA Nobuo
Organization Colleges
College of Humanities, College of Education, College of Science, College of Engineering, College of Agriculture
Graduate Schools
Graduate School of Humanities, Graduate School of Education, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Graduate School of Agriculture
University Library
Main Library, Hitachi Branch of University Library, Ami Branch of University Library
Organization for Educational Development
University Education Center, Admission Center, Center for Education and Research in Lifelong Learning, International Student Center, University Health Center, Students Support and services Center,  Job Placement Support Center
Organization for Research Promotion 
Center for Information Technology, Organization for Creation of Collaboration and Innovation, Center for Instrumental Analysis, Head Office of University-Community Partnership, Center for Water Environment Studies, Gene Research Center, Institute of General Regional Studies, Institute for Global Change Adaptation Science (ICAS), Frontier Research Center for Applied Atomic Sciences, Center for Astronomy, Izura Institute of Arts and Culture
The College's Affiliated Facilities
Center for Educational Research and Practical Training, Field Science Center
Affiliated Schools of the College of Education
Affiliated Kindergarten, Affiliated Elementary School, Affiliated Junior High School, Affiliated School for Special Support Education
Number of Staff
(As of May 1, 2013)
Academic Staff 603, Clerical Staff 251
Number of Students
(As of May 1, 2013)
Colleges 7,138
College of Humanities 1,787, College of Education 1,489, College of Science 933, College of Engineering 2,405, College of Agriculture 524
Graduate Schools 1,111
Graduate School of Humanities 76, Graduated School of Education 118, Graduated Schools of Science and Engineering (Master's Program 687, Doctoral Program 137), Graduate School of Agriculture 93
Number of Overseas Students
(As of May 1, 2013)
Undergraduates 181, Graduates 112
Number of Graduates Colleges 1,632
(Academic Year of 2012)
Number of Degree Conferred 490
(Academic Year of 2012)
Major Fields of Employment of Graduates Undergraduates
Entering Graduate School 29.3%, Teachers 11.2%, Public Servants 7.9%, Private Companies 42.5%, Others 9.1% (Academic Year of 2012)
Continuing Graduate School 6.6%, Teachers 10.1%, Public Servants 2.0%, Private Companies 75.4%, Others 5.9% (Academic Year of 2012)
Academic Exchange Agreements with Foreign Universities 20 Universities
United States of America 4, Indonesia 4, China 3, South Korea 3, Vietnam 2, Philippines 1, Chinese Taipei 1, Thailand 1, Australia 1
Academic Exchange Agreements with Colleges 19 Universities
China 7, Thailand 3, United States of America 1, Indonesia 1, SriLanka 1, Bangladesh 1, Vietnam 1, Peru 1, Poland 1, Malaysia 1, Canada 1
Finances Revenue / approx 13.8 billion yen   
Expenditure / approx 13.8 billion yen
(Academic Year of 2012)
Lands and Buildings Lands 822,574
Mito 284,270, Hitachinaka 19,594, Hitachi 150,803, Ami 334,434, Other 33,473
Buildings 206,711 ㎡
Mito 111,960, Hitachinaka 3,623, Hitachi 61,091, Ami 27,986, Other 2,051