South-West University “Neofit Rilski”: Ranking & Review

South-West University
Blagoevgrad Rank Bulgaria Rank World Rank
1 8 3705
Top 22%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate25%
Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment12,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$500$1,750
International students$500$3,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities++++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences++++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics++++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine----
Engineering | IT--+-
Maths | Natural Sciences-+++

General info

Alternative namesSWU
Югозападен университет “Неофит Рилски”
AccreditationNational Evaluation and Accreditation Agency, Bulgaria
Academic structureFaculty of Pedagogy
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Philology
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Faculty of Law and History
Faculty of Philosophy
Faculty of Economics
Technical College
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff850
Student/staff ratio15
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

Address66 Ivan Mihailov Str.
Blagoevgrad, Blagoevgrad, 2700
Urbanization levelUrban
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone+359 (73) 885 501
Fax+359 (73) 885 516

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