Universitas Andalas

country rank  26
world rank  1679

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University Overview

Established in 1956, Universitas Andalas (Andalas University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban 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): Payakumbuh, Dharmasraya. 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 Andalas (UNAND) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitas Andalas (UNAND) 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 62 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 40-50% making this Indonesian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Andalas University
Acronym UNAND
Founded 1956
Motto Untuk Kedjajaan Bangsa
For the Glory of Nation
Colours Green

University Location

Address Jalan Dr. Mohammad Hatta, Kampus Limau Manis
Padang (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
25163 West Sumatra
T +62 (751) 71181
F +62 (751) 71085
Other locations Payakumbuh, Dharmasraya

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Int'l student 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 Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Gedung Rektorat, JL. Dr. Mohammad Hatta, Kampus Limau Manis
Padang 25163
+62 751 71301
811 668 6000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universitas Andalas's Library
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

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019