Universitas Negeri Padang

country rank  36
world rank  3195

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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, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of 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 21 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

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Jalan Prof. Dr. Hamka Air Tawar
Padang 25131
+62 (751) 7053902

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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


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