Baikal State University

Baikal State University Ranking

country rank: 260
world rank: 5537

University Overview

Baikal State University was founded in 1930 and is a non-profit public higher education school situated in the city of Irkutsk (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 people), Irkutsk Oblast. Chita, Ust-Ilimsk, Bratsk, and Yakutsk are all places where this school maintains a branch campus. Baikal State University (BSU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Russian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Baikal State University (BSU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 90-year-old Russian university has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and applicants’ previous academic records and ratings. With an admittance rate of 90-100 percent, this Russian higher education school is the least selective in the country. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. BSU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Baikal State University Ranking

University Identity

Name Baikal State University
Acronym BSU
Founded 1930

University Location

Address Lenina 11 Irkutsk 664015 Irkutsk Oblast Russia
Tel +7 (3952) 5-0000-5 Ext. 129
Fax +7 (3952) 522 633
Other locations Chita, Ust-Ilimsk, Bratsk, Yakutsk

Yearly Tuition Range

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 and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office 11, Lenin Street, Building #4, 102, 103 Irkutsk 664003 (3952) 241 382 (3952) 5-0000-5

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
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 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


Memberships and Affiliations

Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) Eurasia-Pacific Uninet Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs (FIT) Erasmus+ Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)

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