The main building of Moscow state University. M. V. Lomonosov. Photo:© RIA Novosti/Maxim Blinov
When selecting high school applicants are guided by their evaluations in the various rankings, as well as their wishes, family traditions and opinions of friends.
According to a search of “Yandex”, from June 2016 to may 2017 the number of requests regarding the MSU. M. V. Lomonosov, has exceeded 1 million 643 thousand. Followed by the Russian Academy of national economy and state service under the President of the Russian Federation (1 million 207 thousand requests) and national research UNIVERSITY “Higher school of Economics” (967 thousand requests).
Top 10 most popular universities of Russia according to the search for “Yandex” (places 1-5). Photo: Yandex
Top 10 most popular universities of Russia according to the search for “Yandex” (places 6 through 10). Photo: Yandex
Analysts of “Yandex” has evaluated the popular universities in different regions of the country. This indicator is also leading MSU: he was in the top 10 for number of requests in 73 of the 85 regions of Russia. Followed by Ranepa (66 regions) and Saint-Petersburg state University (SPbSU — 32 region). It is noted that such popularity universities could provide a large number of branches in the cities.
Overall, 40% of search queries are examined by the specialists concerned Moscow and St. Petersburg universities and their branches. Great interest among students also cause higher educational institutions of Novosibirsk, Kazan and Yekaterinburg.
Most users looking for information by typing in the search bar the names of specific departments, as well as the words and phrases “official site”, “schedule”, “Department”, “list”.
Recall that in late June it became known that 12 Russian universities entered in one of the most authoritative global University rankings Shanghai. Before that, in early summer, Moscow state University for the first time since 2010 returned to top 100 universities in the world in the international rating company Quacquarelli Symonds.