National Research Nuclear University MEPI: Statistics



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#1027 of 14,131 In the World
#387 of 2,785 In Europe
#9 of 385 In Russia
#4 of 67 In Moscow
#54 of 1,002 For Nuclear Engineering
Top50% For 82 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate26%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary education certificate (Attestat o srednem obrazovanii)
Academic CalendarSeptember to June (September - January; February-June)

We've calculated the 26% acceptance rate for National Research Nuclear University MEPI 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

National Research Nuclear University MEPI is a world-class research university with 18,485 scientific papers published and 161,980 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Physics, Engineering, Quantum and Particle physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Nuclear Physics, Optical Engineering, Organic Chemistry, Computer Science, and Environmental Science.


National Research Nuclear University MEPI majors

by publication & citation count

16,272 / 153,785
15,209 / 120,653
Quantum and Particle physics
14,522 / 141,129
12,252 / 93,834
Materials Science
10,006 / 71,694
Nuclear Physics
7,857 / 85,954
Optical Engineering
7,728 / 67,337
Organic Chemistry
7,374 / 56,158
Computer Science
7,116 / 57,883
Environmental Science
6,581 / 48,330
6,163 / 52,464
Electrical Engineering
4,911 / 37,626
Metallurgical Engineering
4,089 / 31,613
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
3,896 / 25,837
Astrophysics and Astronomy
3,610 / 54,333
3,308 / 27,167
Atomic and Molecular physics
3,261 / 33,361
3,077 / 28,373
Geography and Cartography
3,077 / 23,022
2,994 / 30,840
2,635 / 21,620
2,571 / 23,111
Condensed Matter Physics
2,557 / 19,738
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,372 / 16,429
2,214 / 25,354
Mechanical Engineering
2,188 / 13,560
Chemical Engineering
2,140 / 17,285
1,998 / 10,223
Physical chemistry
1,981 / 12,936
Aerospace Engineering
1,794 / 19,887
1,682 / 8,488
1,628 / 8,252
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
1,626 / 9,527
1,584 / 11,241
1,562 / 12,571
1,468 / 8,477
1,418 / 16,973
Nuclear Engineering
1,289 / 5,109
Computer Vision
1,280 / 10,512
Political Science
1,256 / 4,287

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 29 63
1991 40 74
1992 57 90
1993 49 127
1994 81 143
1995 53 160
1996 57 221
1997 64 204
1998 49 201
1999 66 209
2000 77 232
2001 87 328
2002 87 513
2003 117 699
2004 123 870
2005 129 1003
2006 155 1071
2007 187 1365
2008 187 1560
2009 215 2095
2010 292 2342
2011 395 3220
2012 381 4259
2013 536 4965
2014 792 5206
2015 1586 8036
2016 1964 10187
2017 1927 11443
2018 1704 12350
2019 1770 15354
2020 1785 19100
2021 1626 23739
2022 1295 22170
Academic rankings


The tuition table for National Research Nuclear University MEPI 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 (per year)
Bachelor's Degree 300,000 RUB
Master's Degree 350,000 RUB
PhD Program 400,000 RUB

The currency used is Russian Ruble (RUB).

National Research Nuclear University MEPI 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 National Research Nuclear University MEPI.

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 No No No
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 No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology No No No
Bakalavr Applied Mathematics, Business Computing, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering Management, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Laser Engineering, Law, Management, Materials Engineering, Nanotechnology, Nuclear Engineering, Nuclear Physics, Physics, Power Engineering, Robotics, Social Policy, Software Engineering, Thermal Physics
Diplom Spetsialista Civil Security, Economics, Electronics and Automation, Information Technology, Law, Nuclear Engineering, Physical Engineering
Magistr Administration, Applied Mathematics, Business Computing, Computer Science, Economics, Electronics and Automation, Engineering Management, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Laser Engineering, Law, Management, Materials Engineering, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Nanotechnology, Nuclear Engineering, Physics, Power Engineering, Psychology, Robotics, Software Engineering
Kandidat Nauk Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Engineering Management, Information Technology, Law, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Physical Engineering, Physics, Psychology, Thermal Engineering

National Research Nuclear University MEPI alumni

  1. Mukhtar Ablyazov

    Mukhtar Ablyazov
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    1963-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in National Research Nuclear University MEPI
    Studied in 1986

    Mukhtar Qabyluly Ablyazov is a Kazakh businessman and political activist who served as chairman of Bank Turan Alem (BTA Bank), and is a co-founder and a leader of the unregistered political party Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan (QDT). He was also the former head of the state-owned Kazakhstan Electricity Grid Operating Company (KEGOC) as well as briefly holding the position of Minister for Energy, Industry, and Trade under Balgimbayev's cabinet before resigning from and joining the opposition against President Nursultan Nazarbayev. In November 2001, he, along with other former Kazakh government officials founded the Democratic Choice of Kazakhstan (QDT). As result, Ablyazov was imprisoned in March 2002 over accusations of financial fraud and political abuse until being pardoned by Nazarbayev in 2003. After being released from prison, he ceased his formal political activities with the opposition.

  2. Oleg Tsarev

    Oleg Tsarev
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    1970-.. (age 53)

    Oleg Anatolyevich Tsaryov is a Ukrainian and Russian businessman, politician and former separatist official in eastern Ukraine.

  3. Yuri Oganessian

    Yuri Oganessian
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1933-.. (age 90)
    nuclear physicist

    Yuri Tsolakovich Oganessian is a Russian-Armenian nuclear physicist who is best known as a researcher of superheavy chemical elements. He participated with the discovery of several elements of the periodic table. He succeeded Georgy Flyorov as director of the Flerov Laboratory of Nuclear Reactions at the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in 1989 and is now its scientific director. The heaviest element known of the periodic table, oganesson, is named after him, only the second time that an element was named after a living person (the other being seaborgium).

  4. Sergey Kislyak

    Sergey Kislyak
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1950-.. (age 73)

    Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak is a Russian senior diplomat and politician. Since September 2017, he has represented Mordovia in the Federation Council, the upper chamber of the Russian legislature. Previously he served as the Ambassador of Russia to the United States from 2008 to 2017. From 2003 to 2008, he was the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and from 1998 to 2003, he served as the Ambassador of Russia to Belgium and Russia's Head of Mission to NATO.

All 26 notable alumni

National Research Nuclear University MEPI faculties and divisions

Faculty : Automation and Electronics Electronic Engineering, Microelectronics, Physics
Faculty : Cybernetics and Information Security Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Electronics and Automation, Mathematics and Computer Science
Faculty : Experimental and Theoretical Physics Bioengineering, Biomedical Engineering, Nuclear Physics, Physical Engineering, Solid State Physics
Faculty : Physical Engineering Materials Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Nuclear Physics, Physical Engineering, Thermal Physics
Faculty : Technology Management and Economics Economics, Engineering Management, Human Resources, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Management
School : Physics Laser Engineering, Microwaves, Physics

General information

Alternative names MEPhI
Национальный исследовательский ядерный университет «МИФИ»
Founded 1942
Accreditation Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science (Rosobrnadzor)

Location and contacts

Address Kaširskoe šosse, 31
Moskva, 115409
City population 12,456,000

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