University of North Sumatra

country rank  21
world rank  1384

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University Overview

Established in 1952, Universitas Sumatera Utara (University of North Sumatra) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the metropolis of Medan (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), North Sumatra. 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 Sumatera Utara (USU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Indonesian higher education institution. Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU) 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 68 years old Indonesian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Indonesian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. USU 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, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym USU
Founded 1952
Motto Toward Excellency as University for Industry
Colours Green and yellow

University Location

Address Jalan Dr. T. Mansur 9
Medan
20155 North Sumatra
Indonesia
Tel +62 (61) 821 6575
Fax +62 (61) 821 9411

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
International
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported

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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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Central Administration Office, Jalan Dr. T. Mansur 9
Medan 20155
(61) 821 1633

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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 University of North Sumatra's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
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

1957


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Badan Akreditasi Nasional Perguruan Tinggi (BAN-PT) A Ranking


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Association of Southeast Asian Institutions of Higher Learning (ASAIHL)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Friday, 2 October 2020