Alhamdulillah, Medan Area University was ranked 1 of the best Private Universities according to the UniRank World University Ranking in the 2019 Ranking Period.
Unirank is one of the best rating agencies in the world. Unlike the ranking of other institutions that prioritize academic quality, UniRank uniquely provides an assessment based on the popularity of the websites of each university. The assessment criteria are based on traffic, site quality and the correctness of the contents of each university's website.
Unirank World University Ranking has the criteria to be able to achieve the rank of the first best tertiary institution, accredited by a national or regional accreditation body such as in Indonesia by the Ministry of Research, Technology and Higher Education (Kemenristekdikti), Secondly Higher Education Institutions that provide Strata 1 level education (Bachelor Degree ) and Postgraduate level both Masters (S2) or Doctoral (S3) and finally Universities that are considered to apply the education system directly face to face, or better known as the traditional system.
Medan Area University has implemented the above three criteria which are already accredited by the National Accreditation Board of the Ministry of Research, Technology, provide undergraduate level education (Masters) and Masters level (S2), and apply the education system face to face in class that brings lecturers and students together.
In the ranking of all universities, both private and public, released 4icu University of Medan Area is ranked 3, on which 2 State Universities are North Sumatra University and Medan State University. While the University under or position 3 and 5 there are North Sumatra State Islamic University and North Sumatra Muhammadiyah University.