Petrozavodsk State University

Petrozavodsk State University Ranking

country rank: 49
world rank: 2600

University Overview

Petrozavodsk State University ranking, founded in 1940, is a non-profit public higher education school in the Repubelic of Karelia’s middle city of Petrozavodsk (population range of 250,000-499,999 people). Apatity, Sortavala, and Belomorsk are all places where this school maintains a branch campus. Petrozavodsk State University (PetrSU) ranking 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. Petrozavodsk State University (PetrSU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. 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 80-year-old Russian university has a stringent admission process based on entrance exams. The admittance rate for this Russian higher education school is 60-70 percent, making it a moderately selective university. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. PetrSU also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and remote learning options, as well as administrative services to students.

Petrozavodsk State University Ranking

University Identity

Name Petrozavodsk State University
Acronym PetrSU
Founded 1940
Colours White, blue and yellow

University Location

Address 33 Lenin Prs. Petrozavodsk 185910 Republic of Karelia Russia
Tel +7 (8142) 711 089
Fax +7 (8142) 782 668
Other locations Apatity, Sortavala, Belomorsk

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)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 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 60-70%
Admission Office 33, Lenin Prs. Petrozavodsk 185910 (8142) 711030

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

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

Finnish-Russian Cross Border University (FR CBU) Barents Cross Border University (BCBU) Baltic Sea Region University Network (BSRUN) Russian Political Science Association (RPSA)

Social Media


Petrozavodsk State University's Facebook page for social networking


Petrozavodsk State University's Twitter webpage for micro-blogging and news updates


Petrozavodsk State University's LinkedIn profile for business and academic networking


Petrozavodsk State University's YouTube or Vimeo channel for videos



Wikipedia Article

Related Universities