Sumy State University

Sumy State University Ranking

country rank: 4
world rank: 2153

University Overview

Sumy State University, founded in 1993, is a non-profit public higher education school situated in Sumy, Sumy Oblast, in the urban environment of the midsize city of Sumy (population range of 250,000-499,999 people). This university also has campuses in Konotop and Shostka. Sumy State University (SumDU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Ukrainian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. Sumy State University (SumDU) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This Ukrainian higher-education school, which is 27 years old, has a selective admission process based on entrance exams. With an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, this Ukrainian higher education school is one of the least selective in the country. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. SumDU 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.

Sumy State University Ranking

University Identity

Name Sumy State University
Acronym SumDU
Founded 1993 Origins date back to 1948
Motto High quality education grants prosperous future
Colours Dark blue and white

University Location

Address Rymskiy Korsakov Street, 2 Sumy 40007 Sumy Oblast Ukraine
Tel +380 (542) 331 081
Fax +380 (542) 331 081
Other locations Konotop and Shostka

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$ (0-750 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 80-90%
Admission Office Main Building, 8 floor, room # 804 (for foreigners); Central Building, 3 floor, room #339 Sumy 40007 (542) 780 332

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
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


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Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) International Education Society (IES) Association of Economic Universities of South and Eastern Europe and the Black Sea Region (ASECU) International Association of Universities (IAU)

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