Universitas Syiah Kuala

country rank  33
world rank  2026

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Founded in 1961, Universitas Syiah Kuala (Syiah Kuala University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Banda Aceh (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Aceh. This institution also has a branch campus in Gayo Lues. 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 Syiah Kuala (UNSYIAH) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Indonesian higher education institution. Universitas Syiah Kuala (UNSYIAH) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), 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 59 years old Indonesian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Indonesian higher education organization a very selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UNSYIAH 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
Name Syiah Kuala University
Acronym UNSYIAH
Founded 1961
Motto Jantong Hatee Rakyat Aceh
Beloved Heart of Achehnese People
Colours Green

University Location

Address Jalan Teuku Nyak Arief Darussalam - Kecamatan Syiah Kuala
Banda Aceh
23111 Aceh
Indonesia
Tel +62 811675200
Fax +62 (651) 755 4229
Other locations Gayo Lues

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
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 30-40%
Admission Office Kopelma Darussalam
Banda Aceh 23111
(651) 755 3205
(651) 755 4394

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universitas Syiah Kuala'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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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Kementerian Riset dan Teknologi/Badan Riset dan Inovasi Nasional, Republik Indonesia


Year of first Accreditation

2015


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi (BAN-PT) A Ranking
  • Indonesian Accreditation Board for Engineering Education (IABEE)
  • Lembaga Akreditasi Mandiri Perguruan Tinggi Kesehatan (LAM-PT Kes)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • IMT-GT University Network
  • Consortium of Asia Pacific Education Universities
  • Majelis Rektor Perguruan Tinggi Negeri Indonesia (MRPTN)
  • ASEAN University Network-Quality Assurance (AUN-QA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 15 September 2020