Ural Federal University: Statistics



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#1060 of 14,131 In the World
#406 of 2,785 In Europe
#11 of 385 In Russia
#1 of 9 In Yekaterinburg
#307 of 1,013 For Nuclear Engineering
Top50% For 103 other topics
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Highest Degree

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate70%
Admissions RequirementsUndergraduate, Secondary school certificate (Attestat o srednem obrazovanii); Postgraduate, undergraduate degree; knowledge of Russian.
Academic CalendarSeptember - December; January - June

We've calculated the 70% acceptance rate for Ural Federal 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

Ural Federal University is a world-class research university with 27,088 scientific papers published and 168,791 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Quantum and Particle physics, Materials Science, Organic Chemistry, Environmental Science, Biology, Metallurgical Engineering, and Computer Science.


Ural Federal University majors

by publication & citation count

20,435 / 140,490
20,255 / 134,491
18,157 / 135,889
Quantum and Particle physics
16,581 / 122,815
Materials Science
14,499 / 106,846
Organic Chemistry
13,349 / 105,840
Environmental Science
12,766 / 78,889
11,662 / 91,581
Metallurgical Engineering
8,609 / 60,426
Computer Science
8,209 / 45,956
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
7,584 / 31,652
Optical Engineering
6,380 / 50,031
Geography and Cartography
6,299 / 29,758
6,222 / 39,234
Electrical Engineering
5,110 / 37,479
4,904 / 32,900
Condensed Matter Physics
4,682 / 42,621
4,605 / 43,547
Chemical Engineering
4,544 / 45,401
Physical chemistry
4,423 / 37,328
Mechanical Engineering
4,254 / 19,080
4,248 / 22,423
4,006 / 15,199
3,967 / 17,481
3,696 / 24,621
3,615 / 37,222
Nuclear Physics
3,583 / 31,536
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
3,557 / 13,802
Political Science
3,433 / 13,458
3,219 / 13,277
3,025 / 20,463
3,021 / 18,171
2,997 / 17,680
2,953 / 16,383
Meteorology and Atmospheric Science
2,894 / 16,530
Environmental Chemistry
2,843 / 25,052
2,830 / 11,078
2,766 / 21,948
Astrophysics and Astronomy
2,755 / 21,481
2,597 / 10,653

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 4 0
1992 10 3
1993 20 4
1994 18 7
1995 21 21
1996 19 25
1997 31 38
1998 55 64
1999 31 56
2000 19 33
2001 29 75
2002 29 109
2003 22 112
2004 29 178
2005 17 177
2006 12 178
2007 32 215
2008 20 195
2009 29 221
2010 90 282
2011 261 420
2012 630 873
2013 920 1468
2014 1200 2262
2015 1572 3459
2016 1879 5238
2017 2124 7922
2018 2572 10993
2019 3166 14504
2020 3727 21211
2021 3008 26948
2022 2847 32407
2023 2375 35792
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The tuition table for Ural Federal 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.

Faculty Tuition Cost (per year)
Faculty of Law 250,000 RUB
Faculty of Economics and Management 200,000 RUB
Faculty of Natural Sciences 180,000 RUB
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences 170,000 RUB
Faculty of Medicine 300,000 RUB

The currency used is Russian Ruble (RUB).

Ural Federal 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 Ural Federal 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 Accountancy, Administration, Architecture, Biology, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Ecology, Education, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Management, Finance, History, Information Technology, Laser Engineering, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Modern Languages, Nanotechnology, Nuclear Engineering, Philosophy, Power Engineering, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Translation and Interpretation, Transport Engineering
Diplom Spetsialista Astronomy and Space Science, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Chemistry, Civil Security, Clinical Psychology, Computer Science, Construction Engineering, Economics, Engineering Drawing and Design, Fire Science, Nuclear Engineering, Physics, Taxation, Telecommunications Engineering, Translation and Interpretation
Magistr Accountancy, Administration, Biology, Biomedicine, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Data Processing, Design, Ecology, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Engineering Drawing and Design, Environmental Management, Finance, Foreign Languages Education, Human Resources, Information Technology, International Studies, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Museum Studies, Nanotechnology, Oriental Studies, Physical Education, Physics, Social Work, Sports, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism
Kandidat Nauk Administration, Analytical Chemistry, Art History, Astrophysics, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Engineering, Construction Engineering, Ecology, Economics, Educational Psychology, Electronics and Automation, Energy Engineering, Environmental Management, Heating and Refrigeration, History, Inorganic Chemistry, Journalism, Library Science, Literature, Management, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Measurement and Precision Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanics, Metallurgical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Optics, Organic Chemistry, Philosophy, Physical Chemistry, Physical Education, Physics, Physiology, Political Sciences, Psychology, Russian, Sanitary Engineering, Sociology, Surveying and Mapping, Telecommunications Engineering, Telecommunications Services, Thermal Physics, Town Planning, Zoology

Ural Federal University alumni

  1. Boris Yeltsin

    Boris Yeltsin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1931-2007 (aged 76)
    politiciancivil engineer

    Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin was a Soviet and Russian politician who served as President of Russia from 1991 to 1999. He was a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1961 to 1990. He later stood as a political independent, during which time he was viewed as being ideologically aligned with liberalism.

  2. Kostya Tszyu

    Kostya Tszyu
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1969-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in Ural Federal University
    Studied in 2012

    Konstantin Borisovich "Kostya" Tszyu is a Russian-Australian former professional boxer who competed from 1992 to 2005. He held multiple light-welterweight world championships, including the undisputed and lineal titles between 2001 and 2005. Tszyu was an exceptional all-around boxer-puncher who relied heavily on accuracy, timing, and carried formidable punching power; he is often regarded as one of the hardest-punching light-welterweights in the division's history.

  3. Naina Yeltsina

    Naina Yeltsina
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1932-.. (age 92)
    politicianengineercivil engineer

    Anastasia "Naina" Iosifovna Yeltsina is the widow of the first President of Russia, Boris Yeltsin.

  4. Nikolai Ryzhkov

    Nikolai Ryzhkov
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    1929-.. (age 95)
    politicianmilitary officermember of the State Dumaengineerstatesperson

    Nikolai Ivanovich Ryzhkov is a former Soviet, and later Russian, politician. He served as the last Chairman of the Council of Ministers (the post was abolished and replaced by that of Prime Minister in 1991). Responsible for the cultural and economic administration of the Soviet Union during the Gorbachev era, Ryzhkov was succeeded as premier by Valentin Pavlov in 1991. The same year, he lost his seat on the Presidential Council, going on to become Boris Yeltsin's leading opponent in the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR) 1991 presidential election. He is also the last surviving Premier of the Soviet Union, following the death of Ivan Silayev on 8 February 2023.

All 13 notable alumni

Ural Federal University faculties and divisions

Graduate School : Economics and Management Business and Commerce, Economics, Information Technology, Management
Institute : Chemical and Technology Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry
Institute : Civil Engineering Architecture, Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Heating and Refrigeration, Water Management
Institute : Educational Information Technology Business and Commerce, Computer Science, Economics, Electronic Engineering, Human Resources, Information Technology, Management, Metallurgical Engineering
Institute : Humanities and Art Archiving, Art History, Cultural Studies, Fine Arts, Folklore, German, History, Journalism, Library Science, Literature, Museum Studies, Philology, Romance Languages, Russian, Tourism
Institute : Materials Science and Metallurgy Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering
Institute : Mathematics and Computer Science Computer Science, Mathematics, Software Engineering
Institute : Mechanics and Machine Building Automotive Engineering, Information Technology, Machine Building, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Equipment and Maintenance
Institute : Natural Sciences Astronomy and Space Science, Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, Physics, Radiophysics
Institute : Physical Education, Sport and Youth Policy Physical Education, Sports Management
Institute : Physics and Technology Applied Mathematics, Applied Physics, Information Technology, Physical Engineering, Physics, Radiophysics
Institute : Power Engineering Applied Mathematics, Energy Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Thermal Engineering
Institute : Public Administration and Entrepreneurship Advertising and Publicity, Business Computing, Management, Small Business
Institute : Radioelectronics and Information Technology Computer Engineering, Information Management, Information Technology, Microwaves, Telecommunications Engineering, Telecommunications Services
Institute : Social and Political Sciences International Relations and Diplomacy, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Sociology

General information

Alternative names UrFU
Уральский федеральный университет
Founded 1920
Accreditation Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science (Rosobrnadzor)
Motto Think, act, achieve!

Location and contacts

Address ul. Mira 19
Ekaterinburg, Sverdlovskaja oblast', 620002
City population 1,469,000

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