University of North Sumatra

country rank  8
world rank  1068

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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 large city of Medan (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), North Sumatra. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi (Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education of the Republic of Indonesia), Universitas Sumatera Utara (USU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational 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 65 years old 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, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name University of North Sumatra
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 (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
20155 North Sumatra
Indonesia
T +62 (61) 821 6575
F +62 (61) 821 9411

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Not reported

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 Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Central Administration Office, Jalan Dr. T. Mansur 9
Medan 20155
+62 (61) 821 1633

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
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 Go to Universitas Sumatera Utara's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kementerian Riset, Teknologi, dan Pendidikan Tinggi


Year of first Accreditation
1957


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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

Affiliations

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

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