Sampoerna University is the only university in Indonesia that offers an American-style higher education experience. As part of the Sampoerna Schools System, it represents the culmination of the nation’s only integrated system of schools based on international standards of quality.
Sampoerna University is a private, non-denominational, not-for-profit university that is licensed and accredited by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology of Republic of Indonesia. Set up with national and international standards, Sampoerna University is uniquely qualified to make substantive contributions to society through education.
Sampoerna University is more than just a campus — it is a learning community that prepares students to succeed both academically and professionally. Here, students will not only learn and acquire academic rigor—they will be challenged to think, perform, and grow to a more advanced level. With our programs, students are assured to have better skills and credentials that will open the doors to both national or international careers after they graduate.
Sampoerna University aspires to foster future leaders with strong moral character and internationally competitive skills sets, enabling them to actively participate in building a more prosperous, equitable, respected, and globally competitive Indonesia.
Sampoerna University aims to provide students affordable access to education that meets the highest international standards. Sampoerna University offers a curriculum unique in Indonesia built around an American general education core, successfully preparing students for credential completion at Sampoerna University or for recognized transfer abroad. We also provide a full spectrum of cocurricular and pre-professional opportunities that ensure student success, preparing leaders for a global society.
Sampoerna University is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia. The New England Commission of Higher Education has determined that Sampoerna University is eligible to proceed with an application for candidacy for accreditation within two years. A determination of eligibility is not candidacy or accreditation, nor does it indicate a likelihood of eventual accreditation. Questions about eligibility and the accreditation process should be directed to the President of the Commission.
Furthermore, the academic programs available at Sampoerna University are co-developed with partner institutions from the United States that are fully accredited by American and international bodies. This means that the academic programs available at Sampoerna University are the best available in Indonesia. With Sampoerna University, the world’s most valuable and recognized degrees are now within your reach.
All SU academic programs’ lower-division (Freshman and Sophomore) curriculum is co-developed with Broward College, which is fully accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). The first two years of study at Sampoerna University can lead to academic credit from Broward College that is transferable to four-year programs in the U.S. and many other countries.
At the upper division (years 3 and 4), Sampoerna University offers the opportunity to earn two degrees through its partnership with the University of Arizona. This collaboration allows students to complete an Indonesian Sarjana 1 and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona without leaving Indonesia. The University of Arizona, a leading research institution in the U.S., is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as the American Association of Colleges and Schools of Business (AACSB). Graduates of the two-degree programs available in Business and Engineering receive diplomas and transcripts from both institutions.
In addition, Sampoerna University is legally acknowledged by the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Indonesia.