Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana

country rank  95
world rank  4859

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University Overview

Founded in 1956, Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (Satya Wacana Christian University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Salatiga (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Central Java. 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 Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Reformed religion. Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana (UKSW) 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 63 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Indonesian higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Satya Wacana Christian University
Acronym UKSW
Founded 1956
Motto The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge
Colours Ivory

University Location

Address Jalan Diponegoro 52-60
Salatiga (population range: 50,000-249,999)
50711 Central Java
T +62 (298) 321 212
F +62 (298) 321 433

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)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Jalan Diponegoro 52-60
Salatiga 50711
+62 (298) 321212
(298) 321212

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 400-499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Trimesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Reformed Christian-Reformed

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universitas Kristen Satya Wacana's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


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

  • Association of Christian Universities and Colleges in Asia (ACUCA)
  • United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia (UBCHEA)
  • Indonesia-Timor Leste-Australia Consortium
  • Association for Theological Education in South East Asia (ATESEA)
  • Alliance on Business Education and Scholarship for Tomorrow
  • a 21st-century organization (ABEST21)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020