Education in Ukraine: 2019 Most Popular Specialties Among the Applicants

Vstup.osvita.ua information system compiled a rating of majors based on the number of applications submitted by the applicants for obtaining a bachelor's degree (Master of Medicine, Pharmaceutics, Veterinary, etc.) on the grounds of complete general secondary education of enrollment status.

According to the data of the information system, the largest number of applicants applied for the majoring in "Management & Administration " (135,090 applications), "Information Technologies" (115,228) and "Humanities" (88,103).

Top 5 Specialties of 2019 Enrollment Campaign

Over 75 thousand applications have been submitted to the specialty "Education and Pedagogy", and almost 72 thousand applications have been submitted to the specialty "Social and Behavioral Sciences".

The lowest number of applications has been submitted to "Biology" (4770), "Military Sciences, National Security and Security of the State Border" (756 applications) and "Theology" (220 applications).

Acceptance of applications from applicants enrolling in a bachelor's degree (Master of Medicine, Pharmaceutics, Veterinary, etc.) on the basis of the complete general secondary education on a full-time study is closed.

Information Technologies this year is taking a second place among the most popular specialties. The graph below shows which majors have attracted applicants of 2019 to the tech sphere the most.

Information Technology Specialties

Among the most popular univiersities this years are:

  • Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
  • Ivan Franko National University of Lviv
  • National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute"
  • Lviv Polytechnic National University
  • Kyiv National University of Trade and Economics
  • National Aviation University
  • V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University
  • Vadym Hetman National Economic University
  • M. P. Drahomanov National Pedagogical University
  • Borys Hrinchenko Kyiv University
  • Oles Honchar Dnipro National University
  • National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine
  • Yuriy Fedkovych Chernivtsi National University
  • Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University
  • National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute"
  • National University of Kyiv-Mohyla Academy

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