On July 2024, 7, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology announced a list of plans to increase the admission capacity of national universities from 5. It was revealed that under the "University and College of Technology Functional Strengthening Support Project (Support for Functional Strengthening to Secure Advanced Information Specialists)", the admission capacity of information-related faculties and departments at Gifu University and Nagoya University is planned to increase by a combined 2025 students.

 On April 2024, 4, the government announced a list of plans to increase the admission capacity of national universities through the "Support for Strengthening University and College of Technology Functions (Support for Strengthening Functions to Secure Advanced Information Specialists)," which planned to increase the admission capacity of information-related faculties and departments by 8 students. With this latest addition, the number of students for the 286 entrance examination will increase by 2025.
*As of July 7th, Mie University, Nara Women's University, Gifu University, and Nagoya University are in the planning stages.

 In terms of the increase in admission quotas for information-related faculties and departments by university for the 2025 entrance examinations, Osaka University is 60 students, Kobe University 43 students, Fukushima University 40 students, Hiroshima University 40 students, Nagoya University 34 students, and Mie University 30 students. In the 2024 entrance examinations as well, admission quotas for information-related faculties and departments at national universities are set to increase by 365 students, bringing the total to 2 students in two years. There are many new information-related faculties and departments at public and private universities as well, and admission quotas are increasing explosively.

 The 1010 DX High Schools have been selected, and the selected high schools are aiming to increase the rate of progression to university science faculties from the current 19.5% to 2028% by 28.9. Assuming 1 students per high school, this will amount to an increase of approximately 210 science students by 2028. Information science will be the core department, and admission quotas are likely to continue to increase in the future.

 The increase in enrollment through Support for Strengthening the Functions of Universities and Colleges of Technology (Support for Strengthening Functions to Secure Advanced Information Specialists) is as follows:

<April 2025: Increase in the number of students in the Department of Information Science at national universities> Total of 4 people
Fukushima University School of Science and Engineering, School of Symbiotic Systems Science and Engineering 160→200
Ibaraki University Faculty of Engineering Department of Information Engineering 90→100
University of Tsukuba, College of Science and Engineering, College of Engineering Systems 130→138
University of Tsukuba, School of Information Science, School of Information Science 80→86
University of Tsukuba, School of Informatics, College of Information and Media Creation 50→54
Yokohama National University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Department of Mathematics and Electronic Information Systems 287→310
Niigata University Faculty of Engineering Department of Engineering 530→535
Niigata University, Faculty of Creative Studies, Creative Studies Course 65→70
(Added) Gifu University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering, 174 to 194
(Added) Nagoya University, School of Information Science, Department of Natural Information Sciences, 38→44
(Added) Nagoya University, School of Information Science, Department of Computer Science, 59→67
(Added) Nagoya University, School of Engineering, Department of Electrical, Electronics and Information Engineering, 118→128
(Addition) Nagoya University, School of Engineering, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, 150 to 160
Mie University Faculty of Engineering Department of Integrated Engineering 400→430
Osaka University Faculty of Engineering Department of Applied Natural Sciences 217→222
Osaka University Faculty of Engineering Department of Electronics and Information Engineering 162→190
Osaka University Faculty of Engineering Science Department of Electronic Physical Science 99→103
Osaka University Faculty of Engineering Science Department of System Science 169→174
Osaka University Faculty of Engineering Science Department of Information Science 83→101
Kobe University, Faculty of Systems Information, Department of Systems Information 0→150
*Newly established in April 2025. Faculty of Engineering, Department of Information and Intelligence Engineering, Recruitment of 4 people has been suspended.
Nara Women's University, Faculty of Living Environment, Department of Culture and Information Studies 45→57
Hiroshima University Faculty of Engineering Class 90 (Electrical/Electronic/System Information) 100→XNUMX
Hiroshima University Faculty of Information Science Department of Information Science 150→180

<April 2024: Increase in the number of students in the Department of Information Science at national universities> Total of 4 people
Hokkaido University Faculty of Engineering Department of Information and Electronics 180→230
Tohoku University Faculty of Engineering Department of Mechanical Intelligence and Aeronautical Engineering 234→247
Tohoku University Faculty of Engineering Department of Electrical and Information Physics Engineering 243→263
Tohoku University Faculty of Engineering Department of Architectural and Social Environmental Engineering 107→114
Tokyo Institute of Technology School of Information Science and Technology 92→132
University of Electro-Communications Department of Information Science and Engineering Category I (Information) 225→255
Kanazawa University Interdisciplinary Department of Smart Creation Science 20→55
Kanazawa University, School of Science and Engineering, College of Electronics, Information and Communication Studies 76→116
Okayama University Faculty of Engineering Department of Engineering 610→640
Ehime University Faculty of Engineering Department of Engineering 500→530
Saga University Faculty of Science and Engineering Department of Science and Engineering 480→510
Oita University Faculty of Science and Engineering Department of Science and Engineering 355→395

reference:[Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology] List of installation plans related to increasing the capacity of national universities from FY2027 (PDF)

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