Universitas Medan Area

country rank  56
world rank  3036

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University Overview

Established in 1983, Universitas Medan Area (University of Medan Area) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Medan (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), North Sumatra. Officially 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 Medan Area (UMA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Indonesian higher education institution. Universitas Medan Area (UMA) 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 37 years old Indonesian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Indonesian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UMA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name University of Medan Area
Acronym UMA
Founded 1983
Motto Inovatif, Berkepribadian dan Mandiri
Colours Blue

University Location

Address Jalan Kolam No. 1 - Kecamatan Medan Tembung
20223 North Sumatra
Tel +62 (61) 736 0168
Fax +62 (61) 763 8012

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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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 80-90%
Admission Office Jalan Kolam No. 1
Medan 20223
(61) 736 0168

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universitas Medan Area's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Kementerian Pendidikan, Kebudayaan, Riset, dan Teknologi, Republik Indonesia

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • ASEAN University Network (AUN)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Sunday, 19 September 2021