Moscow State University

Moscow State University Ranking

country rank: 1
world rank: 123

University Overview

Moscow State University, founded in 1755, is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the major city of Moscow (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants). Moscow State University (MSU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Russian higher education school that is officially recognized by the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Science and Higher Education. In a variety of fields of study, Moscow State University (MSU) provides courses and programs leading 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 265-year-old Russian university has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. MSU also offers students with a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Moscow State University Ranking

University Identity

Name Moscow State University
Acronym MSU
Founded 1755
Motto Science is clear learning of truth and enlightenment of mind

University Location

Address Leninskie Gory Moscow 119992 Moscow Russia
Tel +7 (95) 939 1000
Fax +7 (95) 939 0126

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
Admission Rate Not reported

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 4,500-4,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) International Forum of Public Universities (IFPU)

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