Universitas Negeri Padang

country rank  43
world rank  2086

Publish your
uniRank University Ranking

University Overview

Founded in 1997, Universitas Negeri Padang (State University of Padang) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Padang (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), West Sumatra. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bukittinggi. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Riset dan Teknologi/Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, Republik Indonesia (Ministry of Research and Technology/National Research and Innovation Agency of Republic Indonesia), Universitas Negeri Padang (UNP) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Negeri Padang (UNP) 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 23 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 0-10% making this Indonesian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name State University of Padang
Acronym UNP
Founded 1997
Motto Alam Takambang jadi Guru
Learn from Nature
Colours Yellow

University Location

Address Jalan Prof. Dr. Hamka Air Tawar
Padang (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
25131 West Sumatra
T +62 (751) 705 3902
F +62 (751) 705 5628
Other locations Bukittinggi

Study Areas and Degree Levels

Search for courses and programs with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Jalan Prof. Dr. Hamka Air Tawar
Padang 25131
+62 (751) 7053902

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universitas Negeri Padang's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Kementerian Riset dan Teknologi/Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, Republik Indonesia

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi BAN-PT A Ranking

Memberships and Affiliations

Not available; please submit a list of official affiliations and memberships to relevant associations and organizations.

Academic Structure


Social Media


Universitas Negeri Padang's Facebook page for social networking Universitas Negeri Padang's Facebook page


Universitas Negeri Padang's Twitter webpage for micro-blogging and news updates Universitas Negeri Padang's Twitter page




Universitas Negeri Padang's YouTube or Vimeo channel for videos Universitas Negeri Padang's YouTube page


Universitas Negeri Padang's Instagram or Flickr account for photos

Online Courses

iTunes U

Not reported

Open Education Consortium

Not reported

Wikipedia Article

Video Presentation

Not available; please submit an official general video presentation of this higher education institution.

Related Resources

Find out rankings and reviews of all Universities in Indonesia

Search for courses and scholarships with the uniRank World Universities Search Engine

Explore a list of all recognized Universities in Asia by country

Errors and Update

Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020