Tokyo Institute of Technology

The Tokyo Institute of Technology (東京工業大学) in Japan is commonly referred to as Tokodai or Tokyo Tech, and its acronym is TIT. It is home to more than 9,000 students who study in fields like Computing Technology, Politics & Social Sciences, Chemistry & Life Sciences, Physics, and Astronomy.

Established in 1881, the school was designed to help students catch up to western schools by cultivating engineers and craftsmen. The Kuramae Campus was destroyed in a 1923 earthquake, and the school was moved to the Tokyo area. After the Second World War, Tokyo Tech was reorganized and the school now provides Japan with many leading business people and social leaders. 

Based on the QS World University Ranking of 2023, Tokyo Institute of Technology is positioned as the #55 top university in the world, which makes it the #3 top university in Japan. The university's global rank is improved by 1 point from last year.

University Profile

Ranking #55 #3
University Name Tokyo Institute of Technology
Name in Local Language 東京工業大学
Acronym TIT
Year Established 1881
Motto chi, waza, kokorozashi, wa no riko-jin Pursuing Excellence
Motto in English Here are almost almighty as scientists
Colors Royal Blue


Address 2-12-1 Ookayama, Meguro-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Phone +81-3-5734-2975
Fax +81-3-5734-3661
Website Tokyo Institute of Technology Website
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