Tomsk State University: Statistics



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#803 of 14,131 In the World
#317 of 2,785 In Europe
#4 of 385 In Russia
#1 of 6 In Tomsk
#109 of 1,013 For Nuclear Engineering
Top50% For 125 other topics
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Acceptance rate
Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate50%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary school certificate (Attestat o srednem obrazovanii)
Academic CalendarSeptember to July

We've calculated the 50% acceptance rate for Tomsk State 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

Tomsk State University is a world-class research university with 38,950 scientific papers published and 290,055 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Environmental Science, Organic Chemistry, Biology, Geology, and Metallurgical Engineering.


Tomsk State University majors

by publication & citation count

30,800 / 235,168
30,659 / 226,530
28,211 / 222,414
Quantum and Particle physics
24,459 / 192,384
Materials Science
22,883 / 175,209
Environmental Science
20,353 / 151,239
Organic Chemistry
18,969 / 148,298
18,767 / 158,157
12,325 / 88,954
Metallurgical Engineering
11,571 / 87,444
Optical Engineering
11,538 / 85,248
Computer Science
11,377 / 75,123
Geography and Cartography
10,959 / 83,971
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
10,149 / 67,934
Electrical Engineering
7,772 / 50,017
Nuclear Physics
7,087 / 56,465
6,993 / 51,441
6,889 / 59,569
Chemical Engineering
6,530 / 66,026
6,470 / 61,487
Physical chemistry
6,382 / 50,063
Mechanical Engineering
6,126 / 38,102
6,070 / 62,155
5,918 / 46,090
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
5,916 / 47,186
5,119 / 34,643
4,555 / 24,053
4,515 / 33,623
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
4,436 / 27,901
Astrophysics and Astronomy
4,434 / 45,017
4,378 / 41,652
Aerospace Engineering
4,326 / 31,020
4,240 / 33,883
4,004 / 33,348
3,995 / 27,873
3,851 / 24,190
Condensed Matter Physics
3,631 / 34,716
Atomic and Molecular physics
3,620 / 27,141
3,504 / 16,123
3,417 / 24,600

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 46 64
1992 20 58
1993 25 43
1994 42 41
1995 88 60
1996 78 81
1997 87 124
1998 96 190
1999 119 218
2000 162 269
2001 215 325
2002 444 496
2003 359 637
2004 318 594
2005 560 761
2006 304 848
2007 269 999
2008 344 1249
2009 365 1376
2010 407 1568
2011 545 1834
2012 696 2494
2013 779 3141
2014 2146 5209
2015 3635 9390
2016 4087 14308
2017 3171 17571
2018 3189 22393
2019 3452 29462
2020 3364 36603
2021 3051 42554
2022 2692 44765
2023 2221 45268
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Tomsk State 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 (per year)
Bachelor's Degree 150,000 RUB
Master's Degree 200,000 RUB
PhD 250,000 RUB

The currency used is Russian Ruble (RUB).

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 Tomsk State 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 No No No
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bakalavr Agronomy, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Cultural Studies, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Environmental Management, Forestry, Geography, Geology, History, Human Resources, Information Technology, International Studies, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Mechanics, Meteorology, Museum Studies, Optics, Pedagogy, Philology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Publishing and Book Trade, Radiophysics, Regional Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Software Engineering, Soil Science, Tourism
Diplom Spetsialista Chemistry, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Economics, Geology, Graphic Design, Law, Literature, Music, Telecommunications Engineering, Translation and Interpretation
Magistr Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Agronomy, Anthropology, Applied Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Cultural Studies, Economics, Electronics and Automation, Environmental Management, Finance, Forestry, Geography, Geology, History, Human Resources, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Landscape Architecture, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Mechanics, Meteorology, Museum Studies, Optics, Philology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Public Administration, Publishing and Book Trade, Radiophysics, Regional Studies, Robotics, Social Work, Sociology, Soil Science
Kandidat Nauk Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Anthropology, Archaeology, Astrophysics, Biology, Botany, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Crystallography, Economics, Forestry, Geography, Geology, History, Information Technology, Inorganic Chemistry, Laser Engineering, Law, Linguistics, Mathematics, Mineralogy, Museum Studies, Optics, Organic Chemistry, Paleontology, Pedagogy, Petrology, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Psychology, Radiophysics, Regional Studies, Russian, Soil Science, Systems Analysis

Tomsk State University alumni

  1. Kim Yong-nam

    Kim Yong-nam
    Born in
    North Korea Flag North Korea
    1928-.. (age 96)

    Kim Yong-nam is a North Korean retired politician who served as the President of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Assembly of North Korea, from 1998 until 2019. Previously, he served as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1983 to 1998. He was elected a member of the Presidium of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) in 2010.

  2. Andrey Burkovsky

    Andrey Burkovsky
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1983-.. (age 41)
    Enrolled in Tomsk State University
    Studied in 2005
    actorKVN actor

    Andrey Vladimirovich Burkovsky is a Russian-born American actor, former KVN player, champion of the Major League as a member of the Maximum team (2008). However, after becoming famous as a comedian he soon started taking on more serious roles in theater, on TV and in cinema. Since 2014, he has been an actor of the Moscow Art Theatre He is known for starring in Start original series The Mediator, original series An Hour Before the Dawn and in feature films Milk, Doctor Lisa and Tchaikovsky's Wife.

  3. Andrey Bezrukov

    Andrey Bezrukov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1960-.. (age 64)
    Enrolled in Tomsk State University
    Studied in 1978-1983

    Andrey Bezrukov, often referred to by his cover name Donald Heathfield, is a former KGB sleeper agent. He had served as both a KGB and SVR operative until his disclosure in the United States in 2010. His wife, Elena Stanislavovna Vavilova (Russian: Елена Вавилова), often referred to by her cover name Tracey Foley, is also a former KGB sleeper agent.

  4. Nikolai Burdenko

    Nikolai Burdenko
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1876-1946 (aged 70)
    surgeonpoliticianmilitary personnelneurosurgeonnon-fiction writer

    Nikolay Nilovich Burdenko was a Russian and Soviet surgeon, the founder of Russian neurosurgery. He was Surgeon-General of the Red Army (1937–1946), an academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences (from 1939), an academician and the first director of the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR (1944–1946), a Hero of Socialist Labor (from 1943), Colonel General of medical services, and a Stalin Prize winner (1941). He was a veteran of the Russo-Japanese War, First World War, Winter War and the German-Soviet War.

All 24 notable alumni

Tomsk State University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Chemistry Chemistry, Environmental Management, Natural Resources
Faculty : Foreign Languages Foreign Languages Education, Modern Languages, Translation and Interpretation
Faculty : Geology and Geography Environmental Management, Geochemistry, Geography, Geology, Meteorology, Natural Resources, Water Science
Faculty : History and Political Sciences Archaeology, Ethnology, History, Information Management, Information Sciences, International Relations and Diplomacy, Political Sciences, Regional Studies
Faculty : Innovative Technologies Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Laser Engineering, Management
Faculty : Journalism Journalism, Publishing and Book Trade
Faculty : Mathematics and Mechanics Mathematics, Mechanics
Faculty : Philology Philology
Faculty : Philosophy Logic, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Social Studies, Social Work
Faculty : Physical Education Leisure Studies, Physical Education, Sports, Tourism
Faculty : Physics Astrophysics, Physics
Faculty : Physics and Engineering Aeronautical and Aerospace Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Industrial Design, Mechanics, Physics, Robotics, Technology
Faculty : Psychology Clinical Psychology, Management, Psychology, Public Relations
Faculty : Radiophysics Applied Physics, Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Laser Engineering, Optical Technology, Optics, Radiophysics
Institute : Applied Mathematics and Computer Science Applied Mathematics, Computer Networks, Information Management, Information Sciences
Institute : Arts and Culture Cultural Studies, Design, Library Science, Museum Studies, Music, Visual Arts
Institute : Biology, Ecology, Soil Science, Agriculture and Forestry Agricultural Management, Agriculture, Agronomy, Biology, Botany, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Industrial Management, Natural Resources, Plant and Crop Protection, Soil Science
Institute : Economics and Management Economics
Institute : Law Law
School : Information Technology Banking, Business and Commerce, Economics, International Relations and Diplomacy, Law, Statistics

General information

Alternative names TSU
Томский государственный университет
Founded 1878
Accreditation Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science (Rosobrnadzor)
Motto Mens Mundo Aperiens

Location and contacts

Address ul. Lenina, 36
Tomsk, 634050
City population 573,000

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