Sumy State University

country rank  7
world rank  2185

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University Overview

Established in 1993, Sumy State University is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the medium city of Sumy (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Sumy Oblast. This institution also has a branch campus in Konotop and Shostka. Officially recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Sumy State University (SumDU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Ukrainian higher education institution. Sumy State University (SumDU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 30 years old Ukrainian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Ukrainian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SumDU 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 Сумський державний університет
Acronym SumDU
Founded 1993 Origins date back to 1948
Motto High quality education grants prosperous future
Colours Dark blue and white

University Location

Address Rymskiy Korsakov Street, 2
40007 Sumy Oblast
Tel +380 (542) 331 081
Fax +380 (542) 331 081
Other locations Konotop and Shostka

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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)

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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 80-90%
Admission Office Main Building, 8 floor, room # 804 (for foreigners); Central Building, 3 floor, room #339
Sumy 40007
(542) 780 332

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Sumy State University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • International Education Society (IES)
  • Association of Economic Universities of South and Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Region (ASECU)
  • International Association of Universities (IAU)

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Online Courses

Open Education Global

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Site last updated: Thursday, 9 March 2023