The main criterion for ranking the most powerful institutions and universities of the Russian Federation was the arithmetic mean score of the Unified State Examination received by budgetary places. At the same time, medical universities and institutes, as well as higher educational institutions of power structures, were excluded from the rating. In this scenario, the rating reflects primarily interest in these educational institutions and, accordingly, the complexity of entering it, and not the real quality of education in the university. An interesting fact is that the Moscow State University. Lomonosov did not even get into the top five.
10. Moscow State University of Economics, Statistics and Informatics( MESI)
Founded in 1932.In 1982, the University received the Order of the Red Banner of Labor for merit. The MESI motto reads: "Always a step ahead!".The rector of the University is Natalia Vladimirovna Tikhomirova, Doctor of Economics.sciences. The average score of the Unified State Exam sent to the "budget" is 76.8, while the number of enrolled in 2010 was 448 people.
9. Moscow State Linguistic University( MSLU)
Founded in 1804, since 1986 the Rector of the University is Academician of the Russian Academy of Education and Doctor of Pedagogy. Sciences Irina Ivanovna Khaleeva. The motto of the MSLU: Lingua facit pacem. On average, the USE score taken on the "budget" is 76.9, and the total number of people admitted to free education is 662 people.
8. Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas
Year of foundation: 1930, since 2008 the rector of the university is Viktor Georgievich Martynov, Doctor of Economics. Candidate of geological and mineralogy. He is a member of the International Academy of Higher Education and the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences in the oil and gas section. The average result of the Unified State Examination is 77.6 points received on budgetary places - 616.
7. The All-Russian Foreign Trade Academy
Founded in 1931, since 2007 the rector is the doctor of economics. Sciences Sergei Germanovich Sinelnikov-Murylev. The average result of the Unified State Examination is 80.2, the total number accepted in 2010 for budgetary places is 175 people.
6. Moscow State University named after Lomonosov
Founded in 1755, it is the oldest and largest university in Russia. Since 1992, the Rector of Moscow State University is the Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences.sciences. The motto of the university: Science is a clear knowledge of truth, enlightenment of the mind. The average score taken on the budget is 81.6, and the total number of such students in 2010 is 3883 people.
5. Financial University under the Government of Russia
Founded in 1919, the rector of the University since 2006 - Mikhail Abdurakhmanovich Eskindarov, Doctor of Economics.sciences. The motto of the university is: Competence, responsibility, prestige. The average result of the Unified State Exam is 82.2, the total number adopted in 2010 for budgetary places is 641 people.
4. State University - Higher School of Economics( HSE)
Founded in 1992, and from the very beginning the rector is a candidate of economy.a member of the Public Chamber Yaroslav Ivanovich Kuzminov, who for a long time was the youngest rector of the university in the country. University motto: Not for school, but for life we learn. The average result of the Unified State Exam is 82.8 points, all taken in 2010 to budget places - 1426 people.
3. Moscow Architectural Institute( MARHI)
Founded in 1933, although its history dates back to 1749, from the first architectural school.since 2007 the rector is Dmitry Olegovich Shvidkovsky. The average result of the Unified State Examination is 83 points, total accepted in 2010 for budget places - 175 people.
2. Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation( MGIMO)
Founded in 1944, since 1992 the rector of the Institute is Anatoly Vasilievich Torkunov, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Doctor of Politics.sciences. The average result of the Unified State Examination was 85.8 points, in total, 444 people were accepted in 2010 for budgetary places.
- Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology( MIPT)
Founded in 1941, since 1997 the rector is Nikolai Nikolaevich Kudryavtsev, doctor of physics and mathematics. Sciences, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The motto of the institute is: Sapere aude. The average result of the Unified State Examination was 86.3 points, all taken in 2010 to budget places - 784 people.