Padang State University

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Padang State University
Universitas Negeri Padang
Former names
IKIP Padang (College for Teachers Training and Education)
Motto Alam Takambang Jadi Guru (Learn from the Nature)
Type State
Established September 1, 1954
Rector Prof. H. Ganefri, Ph.D., M.Pd.
Academic staff
950 staffs
Students 30,000 students
Undergraduates 70 undergraduate programs
1 program
Location Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia
Colors Yellow
Website Official website of UNP

Universitas Negeri Padang is state university in Padang, West Sumatra, Indonesia, which was established on 1 September 1954. Currently, the rector is Prof. Ganefri, Ph.D. Previously, the rector was Prof. Dr. Phil. H. Yanuar Kiram. Based on SK BANPT 2989/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/PT/XII/2016, State University of Padang obtained "A" grade accreditation.


The university consists of nine faculties:[1]

  1. Faculty of Education
  2. Faculty of Language and Arts
  3. Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  4. Faculty of Social Science
  5. Faculty of Engineering
  6. Faculty of Sport Science
  7. Faculty of Economics
  8. Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism
  9. Faculty of Pascasarjana

This university is included as one the 50 promising universities in Indonesia.[2]


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