Moscow Aviation Institute

Moscow Aviation Institute Ranking

country rank: 45
world rank: 1911

University Overview

Moscow Aviation Institute, founded in 1930, is a non-profit public higher education school situated in the major city of Moscow (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Baikonur, Akhtubinsk, Zhukovsky, Stupino, and Khimki are all places where this school maintains a branch campus. Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Russian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Moscow Aviation Institute (MAI) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, 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. The admittance rate ranges from 10% to 20%, making this Russian higher education school very exclusive. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. MAI 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.

Moscow Aviation Institute Ranking

University Identity

Name Moscow Aviation Institute
Acronym MAI
Founded 1930
Colours Deep sky blue and white

University Location

Address Volokolamskoe shosse, 4 Moscow 125993 Moscow Russia
Tel +7 (499) 158 0027
Fax +7 (499) 158 2977
Other locations Baikonur, Akhtubinsk, Zhukovsky, Stupino, Khimki

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 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 10-20%
Admission Office Dubosekovskaya Ulitsa, 4 Moscow 125993 (499) 158 00 27

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 20,000-24,999
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
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

International Astronautical Federation International Council on Aeronautical Sciences (ICAS) Pegasus Defense Enterprises Assistance League Association Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities Eurasian Aerospace Congress

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