Samara State University

country rank  316
world rank  8253

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University Overview

Established in 1969, Samara State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Samara (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Samara Oblast. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Togliatti, Syzran, Pohvistnevo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Samara State University (SSU) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Samara State University (SSU) 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 50 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Russian higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

University Location

Address ul. Al. Pavlova, 1
Samara (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
443011 Samara Oblast
T +7 (846) 278 0948
F +7 (846) 334 5417
Other locations Togliatti, Syzran, Pohvistnevo

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 30-40%
Admission Office ul. Ak. Pavlova, 1 Office # 204 m
Samara 443011
+7 (846) 278 0908

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
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
Housing Not reported
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

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019