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Universitas Sumatera Utara

country rank

20

world rank

1833

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Overview

Established in 1952, Universitas Sumatera Utara (University of North Sumatra) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large city of Medan (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), North Sumatra. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia), Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 65 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Indonesian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name University of North Sumatra
Acronym USU
Founded 1952
Motto Toward Excellency as University for Industry
Colours Green and yellow
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Location


Address Jalan Dr. T. Mansur 9
Medan
20155 North Sumatra
Indonesia
Population range 1,000,000-5,000,000
Telephone +62 (61) 821 6575
Telefax +62 (61) 821 9411
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universitas Sumatera Utara for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 0-1,000 US$ (0-750 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) Not reported

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universitas Sumatera Utara's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Central Administration Office, Jalan Dr. T. Mansur 9
Medan 20155
Phone +62 (61) 821 1633

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universitas Sumatera Utara's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universitas Sumatera Utara's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universitas Sumatera Utara for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi


Year of first Accreditation

1957


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi (BAN-PT) B Ranking



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universitas Sumatera Utara as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)
  • Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT)
  • University Network (Uninet)


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