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2019 Brings Record Number of International Student Enrollments at HSE - St Petersburg

The beginning of the new school year brings new opportunities, new projects, and new faces. This is especially the case for HSE - St Petersburg, which increased its international enrollment numbers. Below is a roundup of the highlights and key figures of the 2019 international admission campaign.

2019 Brings Record Number of International Student Enrollments at HSE - St Petersburg

©Nika Ryumova

Increasing International Student Enrollment

As practice has shown, the number of international students enrolled in HSE University St Petersburg is growing each year. This year, the university saw a 27% increase in international student enrollment from last year, with an undergraduate/graduate student ratio of 70 to 30%.

The most popular bachelor’s degree programmes among international applicants are 'International Business and Management' and 'Economics', while the most sought-after master’s degree programmes are 'Management and Analytics for Business' and 'Finance'. Both of these patterns correspond with the current global education and labour market trends and show that HSE University’s extensive expertise meets international demands.

GEOGRAPHY

HSE – St Petersburg has seen an increase not only in its international enrollments, but in the range of countries these students represent. This year we welcomed first-year students from over 50 countries (in 2018, this number was 40). This year, most HSE first-year students came from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Moldova and Belarus, and most of our incoming graduate students hail from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Colombia, and China. The most diverse academic programmes this year are the bachelor's programme 'International Business and Management', with students from 16 countries, and 'Management and Analytics for Business', with students representing different 14 countries.