Northern (Arctic) Federal University

country rank  21
world rank  1491

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University Overview

Founded in 1929, Northern (Arctic) Federal University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Arkhangelsk (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Arkhangelsk Oblast. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Kotlas, Narjan-Mar. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NaRFU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NaRFU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as 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 90 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Russian higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Location

Address 17, Nabereznaya Severnoj Dviny
Arkhangelsk (population range: 250,000-499,999)
163002 Arkhangelsk Oblast
T +7 (8182) 287 673
F +7 (8182) 287 614
Other locations Kotlas, Narjan-Mar

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 0-10%
Admission Office 17, Nabereznaja Severnoj Dviny
Arkhangelsk 163002
+7 (8182) 21 61 59
(8182) 65 61 00

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Northern (Arctic) Federal University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of the Arctic (UArctic)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019