Universitas Nusa Cendana

country rank  169
world rank  7592

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University Overview

Founded in 1962, Universitas Nusa Cendana (Nusa Cendana University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Kupang (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), East Nusa Tenggara. 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 Nusa Cendana (UNDANA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Nusa Cendana (UNDANA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 57 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 students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Nusa Cendana University
Acronym UNDANA
Founded 1962
Motto Perguruan Tinggi Berwawasan Global
A Global-oriented University
Colours Blue, green, yellow and red

University Location

Address Jalan Adisucipto Penfui
Kupang (population range: 250,000-499,999)
85001 East Nusa Tenggara
T +62 (380) 881898
F +62 (380) 881 674

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Bureau for Academic, Planing and Information System
KUPANG 85001
+62 380881524

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
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
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 B Ranking

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Forum Rektor Indonesia (FRI)
  • Council for Rectors of State Universities of Indonesia (CRISU)
  • Consortium of Eastern Indonesian State Universities (CEUSU)
  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020