University Sumatera Utara (USU), Indonesia

Sumatera Utara University, Indonesia


Universitas Sumatera Utara was founded in 1952, initially started as a foundation and changed its status to a state university in 1957. Later become a legal entity in 2003.


USU campus is located in Padang Bulan, Medan 120 ha green and shady area situated in the center city of medan. 20 mins from town center.


  • Medical
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy


  • Undergraduate program
  • Masters program
  • Medical specialist


  • Most popular university amongst malaysian students
  • Medical program is a 6 year course (5 yrs pre clinical 1 year clinical)
  • Fully accredited by Jabatan Perkhidmatan Awam (JPA) and MMC.
  • Clinical hospital for practical in adam malik hospital.


  • Accommodation
  • Hostel provided for students
  • Assisted accommodation outside of campus.


  • Passing entrance exam organised by usu (early June)
  • Matriculation, Foundation;
    • CGPA 3.0 for Medical and Dentistry
    • CGPA2.0 for Pharmacy
  • A-levels : minimum 3C
  • SPM and STPM with minimum B+ in all Science subjects

Living Cost

Approximately RM600 per month/per student


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