National Research Nuclear University MEPI: Statistics



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#1047 of 14,131 In the World
#401 of 2,785 In Europe
#10 of 385 In Russia
#5 of 67 In Moscow
#46 of 1,013 For Nuclear Engineering
Top50% For 85 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 21,377 scientific papers published and 185,819 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Physics, Engineering, Quantum and Particle physics, Chemistry, Materials Science, Optical Engineering, Nuclear Physics, Organic Chemistry, Computer Science, and Environmental Science.


National Research Nuclear University MEPI majors

by publication & citation count

18,956 / 177,106
17,777 / 149,833
Quantum and Particle physics
17,164 / 166,832
14,448 / 114,523
Materials Science
11,742 / 91,484
Optical Engineering
9,402 / 84,199
Nuclear Physics
9,139 / 94,734
Organic Chemistry
9,000 / 74,673
Computer Science
8,466 / 66,827
Environmental Science
7,807 / 56,499
7,361 / 63,572
Electrical Engineering
5,953 / 42,901
Metallurgical Engineering
4,907 / 41,841
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
4,525 / 28,903
Astrophysics and Astronomy
4,287 / 60,682
Atomic and Molecular physics
3,986 / 39,089
3,853 / 28,596
3,655 / 29,021
Geography and Cartography
3,625 / 26,723
3,520 / 38,502
3,226 / 29,011
Condensed Matter Physics
3,094 / 26,218
2,985 / 22,288
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,783 / 21,240
Mechanical Engineering
2,759 / 18,380
Chemical Engineering
2,628 / 23,932
2,626 / 30,601
Physical chemistry
2,569 / 18,673
2,341 / 12,522
Aerospace Engineering
2,246 / 26,705
2,012 / 16,590
1,995 / 11,724
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
1,983 / 13,020
1,975 / 13,295
1,942 / 17,185
1,747 / 10,099
1,611 / 15,536
Computer Vision
1,529 / 10,971
1,517 / 10,203
Environmental Chemistry
1,498 / 11,107

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 44 81
1992 72 112
1993 64 152
1994 90 150
1995 62 153
1996 69 216
1997 67 209
1998 59 244
1999 80 260
2000 83 287
2001 91 366
2002 123 566
2003 134 683
2004 155 771
2005 150 1113
2006 187 1142
2007 217 1334
2008 220 1598
2009 239 2177
2010 320 2507
2011 390 3167
2012 387 3485
2013 597 4275
2014 829 4766
2015 1678 7260
2016 2154 8747
2017 2239 10824
2018 1897 12703
2019 2038 16674
2020 2061 21160
2021 1794 25508
2022 1460 25306
2023 978 25390
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. Oleg Tsarev

    Oleg Tsarev
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    1970-.. (age 54)

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

  2. Mukhtar Ablyazov

    Mukhtar Ablyazov
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    1963-.. (age 61)
    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.

  3. Yuri Oganessian

    Yuri Oganessian
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1933-.. (age 91)
    Enrolled in National Research Nuclear University MEPI
    Studied in 1956
    physicistnuclear physicist

    Yuri Tsolakovich Oganessian is a Soviet, Armenian and Russian nuclear physicist who is best known as a researcher of superheavy chemical elements. He participated with the discovery of multiple elements of the periodic table. He succeeded Georgy Flyorov as director of the Flyorov 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 74)

    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 28 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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