Gadjah Mada University: Statistics



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#655 of 14,131 In the World
#114 of 5,830 In Asia
#2 of 562 In Indonesia
#1 of 13 In Sleman
#110 of 2,377 For Forestry
Top50% For 158 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate10%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Sekolah Menengah Atas, SMA) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarAugust to July (August - January; February-July)

We've calculated the 10% acceptance rate for Gadjah Mada University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Gadjah Mada University is a world-class research university with 46,372 scientific papers published and 144,158 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Biology, Environmental Science, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering, Medicine, Chemistry, Physics, Philosophy, Geography and Cartography, and Computer Science.


Gadjah Mada University majors

by publication & citation count

25,657 / 104,737
Environmental Science
23,386 / 81,375
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
23,198 / 63,854
17,838 / 69,280
17,784 / 73,752
17,714 / 80,219
13,951 / 54,705
13,132 / 27,032
Geography and Cartography
12,845 / 41,114
Computer Science
12,604 / 43,060
Political Science
12,346 / 30,289
11,159 / 41,575
11,139 / 44,647
10,773 / 29,319
10,171 / 30,654
10,097 / 51,126
Organic Chemistry
9,410 / 44,725
8,855 / 42,406
8,483 / 23,953
8,159 / 25,778
8,118 / 28,989
8,032 / 28,501
7,871 / 39,578
7,706 / 24,716
Quantum and Particle physics
7,635 / 32,115
7,249 / 30,222
Materials Science
7,116 / 32,330
7,011 / 22,654
6,855 / 25,631
6,279 / 17,824
6,027 / 23,517
Agricultural Science
4,837 / 14,676
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
4,832 / 17,282
Machine Learning
4,307 / 16,386
Public Health
4,274 / 19,845
Nutrition and Food Science
3,957 / 15,502
3,745 / 16,332
Art & Design
3,685 / 6,976
Development Studies
3,670 / 14,165
3,497 / 10,521

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 40 46
1992 27 49
1993 25 48
1994 37 75
1995 42 101
1996 56 95
1997 79 159
1998 80 162
1999 80 171
2000 98 197
2001 109 240
2002 164 293
2003 102 371
2004 120 445
2005 248 563
2006 231 722
2007 399 937
2008 285 1013
2009 353 1293
2010 635 1550
2011 658 2038
2012 990 2546
2013 1077 3016
2014 1228 3421
2015 1905 4126
2016 3001 4651
2017 3397 5468
2018 4044 7329
2019 4864 9947
2020 5374 15146
2021 5832 21611
2022 5191 24220
2023 5111 28493
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Gadjah Mada University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (IDR)
Undergraduate Varies by faculty, typically between 10,000,000 - 20,000,000 per year
Master's Varies by program, typically between 20,000,000 - 30,000,000 per year
Doctorate Varies by program, typically between 30,000,000 - 40,000,000 per year

Currency: Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)

Gadjah Mada University has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Gadjah Mada University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Magister Accountancy, Agriculture, Agronomy, Archaeology, Architecture, Arts and Humanities, Biomedicine, Communication Studies, Dentistry, Engineering, Forestry, History, Information Technology, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Medicine, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Tourism
Doktor Agriculture, Arts and Humanities, Engineering, Forestry, Law, Psychology, Social Sciences, Tourism, Veterinary Science

Gadjah Mada University alumni

  1. Joko Widodo

    Joko Widodo
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    1961-.. (age 63)
    engineerinternational forum participantpoliticianentrepreneur

    Joko Widodo, popularly known as Jokowi, is an Indonesian politician and businessman who is the 7th and current president of Indonesia. A member of the Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P), he was the country's first president to not have emerged from the country's political or military elite. He previously served as governor of Jakarta from 2012 to 2014 and mayor of Surakarta from 2005 to 2012.

  2. Mohammad Hatta

    Mohammad Hatta
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    1902-1980 (aged 78)

    Mohammad Hatta was an Indonesian statesman, nationalist, and independence activist who served as the country's first vice president. Known as "The Proclamator", he and a number of Indonesians, including the first president of Indonesia, Sukarno, fought for the independence of Indonesia from the Netherlands. Hatta was an important figure during the Indonesian national awakening and during the national revolution, as a youth he was politically active both in the Netherlands and the Indies, which led him to be imprisoned in the Boven Digoel concentration camp for his activism, he also played a crucial part in the proclamation of Indonesian independence, being second the person to sign the declaration besides Sukarno, thus naming him as one of the founders of Indonesia.

  3. Anies Baswedan

    Anies Baswedan
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    1969-.. (age 55)
    politicianinternational forum participantacademic

    Anies Rasyid Baswedan is an Indonesian academic, activist, and politician who served as the Governor of Jakarta from 2017 to 2022. A student activist and political analyst before entering public service, he served as the Rector of Paramadina University before being appointed to be Minister of Education and Culture in Joko Widodo administration. He is also the founder of Indonesia Mengajar, a program that selects, trains, and assigns university graduates to serve in a one-year teaching mission across the country. He is the grandson of nationalist, journalist, and freedom fighter Abdurrahman Baswedan, and the cousin of Novel Baswedan. He is a candidate for President of Indonesia in the 2024 election.

  4. Ganjar Pranowo

    Ganjar Pranowo
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    1968-.. (age 56)
    international forum participantpolitician

    Ganjar Pranowo is an Indonesian politician who served as the governor of Central Java between 2013 and 2023. He is a member of the nationalist Indonesian Democratic Party of Struggle (PDI-P). He is a candidate for the 2024 Indonesian presidential elections, running alongside former Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of Indonesia, Mahfud MD. Previously, he represented Central Java as a national legislator in the People's Representative Council (DPR) for two terms from 2004 until 2009 and 2009 until 2013. He has been described as a left-wing populist.

All 88 notable alumni

Gadjah Mada University faculties and divisions

Centre : Agroecology Studies Agriculture, Ecology
Centre : Asia-Pacific Studies Asian Studies, Pacific Area Studies
Centre : Biological Control Studies Biology
Centre : Biotechnology Biotechnology
Centre : Clinical Pharmacology and Drug Policy Studies Pharmacology, Toxicology
Centre : Cultural Studies Cultural Studies, Social Studies
Centre : Economic Democracy Studies Economics, Social Sciences
Centre : Economics and Public Policy Studies Economics, Political Sciences, Public Administration
Centre : Energy Studies Research Energy Engineering
Centre : Engineering Sciences Studies Engineering
Centre : Environmental Studies Environmental Studies
Centre : Food and Nutrition Studies Food Science, Health Sciences, Nutrition
Centre : German Studies German
Centre : Japanese Studies Japanese
Centre : Korea Studies Research Korean, Southeast Asian Studies
Centre : Land Resources Research Natural Resources
Centre : Logistics and Transportation Studies Transport and Communications, Transport Management
Centre : Natural Disaster Studies Safety Engineering
Centre : Pancasila Studies Cultural Studies, Political Sciences
Centre : Population and Policy Studies Demography and Population
Centre : Regional Planning and Development Studies Development Studies
Centre : Religious and Cross-Cultural Studies Cultural Studies, Religious Studies
Centre : Rural and Regional Development Research Regional Planning, Rural Studies
Centre : Security and Peace Research Peace and Disarmament
Centre : South East Asia and Social Studies Asian Studies, Social Studies, Southeast Asian Studies
Centre : Tourism Research and Development Tourism
Centre : Women's Studies Women's Studies
Faculty : Agricultural Technology Agricultural Engineering, Food Science, Food Technology
Faculty : Agriculture Agricultural Business, Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Engineering, Agriculture, Agronomy, Aquaculture, Entomology, Fishery, Food Science, Food Technology, Microbiology, Plant Pathology, Soil Science
Faculty : Animal Husbandry Animal Husbandry, Zoology
Faculty : Biology Biology
Faculty : Cultural Studies American Studies, Anthropology, Arabic, Archaeology, Arts and Humanities, Cultural Studies, English, Fine Arts, French, History, Indonesian, Japanese, Linguistics, Literature, Middle Eastern Studies, Native Language, Performing Arts
Faculty : Dentistry Dentistry
Faculty : Economics and Business Administration Accountancy, Development Studies, Economics, Management
Faculty : Engineering Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Management, Geological Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Information Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Regional Planning, Safety Engineering, Structural Architecture, Town Planning, Transport Engineering, Water Management
Faculty : Forestry Forest Management, Forest Products, Forestry
Faculty : Geography Environmental Studies, Geography, Geography (Human), Regional Planning, Surveying and Mapping
Faculty : Law Commercial Law, Criminal Law, International Law, Islamic Law, Law, Taxation
Faculty : Mathematics and Natural Sciences Chemistry, Computer Science, Geophysics, Information Management, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Physics, Statistics
Faculty : Medicine Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Health, Public Health, Radiology, Tropical Medicine
Faculty : Pharmacy Pharmacology, Pharmacy
Faculty : Philosophy Philosophy
Faculty : Postgraduate Studies American Studies, Biotechnology, Comparative Religion, Cultural Studies, Demography and Population, Environmental Studies, Fine Arts, Information Management, Library Science, Media Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Peace and Disarmament, Performing Arts, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Safety Engineering, Tourism
Faculty : Psychology Psychology
Faculty : Social and Political Sciences Communication Studies, Government, International Relations and Diplomacy, Political Sciences, Public Administration, Social Sciences, Sociology
Faculty : Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Science

General information

Alternative names UGM
Universitas Gadjah Mada
Founded 1949
Accreditation National Accreditation Agency for Higher Education (Ban-PT)
Motto Mengakar Kuat, Menjulang Tinggi
Locally Rooted, Globally Respected
Colors gold, blue

Location and contacts

Address Kampus Bulaksumur, Depok
Yogyakarta, Yogyakarta, 55281
City population 1,063,000

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