Tomsk Polytechnic University

country rank  10
world rank  786

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University Overview

Founded in 1896, Tomsk Polytechnic University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Tomsk (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Tomsk Oblast. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) 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 122 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Томский политехнический университет
Acronym TPU
Founded 1896
Motto Scientia Libertas Prosperitas
Knowledge, freedom and prosperity
Colours Green and black

University Location

Address 30 Lenin Avenue
Tomsk (population range: 250,000-499,999)
634050 Tomsk Oblast
T +7 (3822) 527163
F +7 (3822) 563823

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office 30 Lenin Ave
Tomsk 634050
+7 (3822) 563 304

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
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 Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018