Russian State Social University

country rank  49
world rank  2699

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University Overview

Established in 1991, Russian State Social University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Moscow (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Anapa, Azov, Klin, Kursk, Piatigorsk, Sochi, Stavropol, Ufa, Voronezh, Yekaterinburg Minsk (Bielorussia), Osh (Kyrgyzstan). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Russian State Social University (RSSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Russian State Social University (RSSU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 28 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Russian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Российский государственный социальный университет
Acronym RSSU
Founded 1991
Motto Professionalism, Responsibility, Prestige
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 4-1, Vilgelma Pika Street
Moscow (population range: over 5,000,000)
129226 Moscow
T +7 (495) 255 67 67
F +7 (495) 255 67 67
Other locations Anapa, Azov, Klin, Kursk, Piatigorsk, Sochi, Stavropol, Ufa, Voronezh, Yekaterinburg Minsk (Bielorussia), Osh (Kyrgyzstan)

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 18, Stromynka Street
+7 (495) 255-67-77

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 800-899
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Russian State Social University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Sociological Association (ISA)
  • European Sociological Association (ESA)
  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019