Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LMSU): Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Fees, and Scholarships
The Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (LSMU) is a world-known co-educational medical university specializing in biomedical studies, research, and clinical practice. LSMU was started in 1920 and has been running successfully for the past 100 years. It is located in Kaunas, Lithuania. LSMU comprises two principal institutes: Medical Academy and Veterinary Academy.
The students are educated mostly in English and hence admissions for these universities happen worldwide. For undergraduate programs, LSMU holds more than 7,000 Enrollments per year in their first cycle, second cycle, and coordinated projects. Addressing more than 50 unique nations, one in every seven graduates comes from abroad. The International student percentage covers around 20% of the total enrolment.
LSMU University Ranking
According to the Lithuania News LSMU ranks:
- # 601-800 – Times Higher Education ranking for best-advanced education foundations,
- #401 to 450 – Quacquarelli Symonds Limited WUR Ranking
- #113 -EECA(Emerging Europe and Central Asia ranking) University Rankings for subjects.
- #31 -EECA(Emerging Europe and Central Asia ranking) University Rankings for educational institutions.
Why study at the university
The university holds excellent rankings and has been serving to be the best in Lithuania. This had a highly recognized international education system. The cost at the university is very reasonable.
Based on the data recently surveyed, the culture at the university is very demanding and good.
There are nearly 1141 staff members overall and they hold post-graduate to PhD degrees. As the education remains outstanding, many future entrepreneurs are nurtured at LMSU
The University holds an equal number of female to male ratio providing the opportunity for both to develop in their careers. They study and are educated in two languages: Lithuanian and English.
Lithuania is a clean and green country to reside in and get undergraduate degrees. Apart from the above, one can increase their English fluency here. They will get individuals from different societies here.
Programs & courses offered at LSMU
|Pre- Med Course (online)||Duration – 4 weeks|
Bachelor Studies (4 years)
|Medical and Veterinary Genetics||3.5-year course in Bsc Health Sciences|
|Nursing||BSc Health Sciences, General Practice Nurse|
|Occupational therapy||BSc Health Sciences, Occupational Therapist|
|Health Psychology||Bsc Social Science|
|Physiotherapy||BSc Health Sciences, Physiotherapist)|
Master Studies (2 yrs)
|Applied Public Health||MSc In Health Sciences|
|Advanced Nursing Practise||MSc in Health Sciences, Advanced Practice Nurse|
|Food Science||MSc In Agricultural Sciences|
|Lifestyle Medicine||Blended – 1.5-year course in MSc in Health Sciences|
|Animal Science||MSc in Agricultural Sciences|
|Management of Public Health||MSc in Health Sciences|
|Clinical Health Psychology||MSc in Health Sciences|
|Animal and Human Interaction||1.5-year course in Msc Agricultural Sciences.|
Integrated studies (6years)
|Medicine||MSc Health Sciences, Doctor|
|Veterinary Medicine||MSc in Veterinary Sciences, Veterinary Doctor|
|Odontology||MSc Health Sciences, Doctor Odontologist/5 years|
|Pharmacy||MSc Health Sciences, Pharmacies/5 years|
Campus and accommodation at LSMU
- The campus accommodation includes rental costs depending on the number of rooms, area, day-to-day environments, time of the lease, and so on.
- Rooms are outfitted with beds, closets, work area, and work area seats. Additionally, the rooms are furnished with an ice chest, microwave, and teapot. The students need not bring the sheet material and bed cloth as he/she will get it in the dorm.
- The students should bring their towels, kitchenware (silverware, cups, plates, and so on) items, etc. The accommodation costs cover website connectivity but one needs to bring one’s own laptop or personal computer.
- The rental cost for rooms varies from one locale to another and relies upon the number of rooms, day-to-day environments, time of the lease, and so on.
|University dormitory||$185 to $250 per month|
|Normal lease amount outside university (single room)||$55 to $100 per month|
|Normal lease amount outside university (double room)||$300 to $350 per month|
Admission requirements for international students
Beginning from 15 January 2014, LSMU started procedures for online applications on the website. All candidates can directly apply on websites and provide all records for confirmation.
International students can join the LSMU by providing high school or college certificates. Biology, Physics, and Chemistry are the preferred subjects for consideration for admission to the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences.
- The initial application does not need any payment, the application will be reviewed and when received positive criticism, an application charge of around 550 AED or 175 USD should be paid.
- All applicants can apply at the university website and upload copies of documents.
- Registration/School Leaving Certificate validated by the legislative establishments. In case you are to graduate after the application cutoff time, if it’s not too much trouble, give an authority letter including your latest scholarly outcomes. The letter will be endorsed by the school specialists.
- Records of secondary school/senior optional school courses check the marks obtained in General Biology and General Chemistry. For the Health Psychology program, the marks in Mathematics and General Biology should be considered.
- If a declaration demonstrating the information on the English language like TOEFL, IELTS, B2 Level ‘Free client’ by CEFR or satisfactory cannot be provided, then one should take an English language test ready by the University. The trial of the English language will be given around the same time as the test in Biology/Chemistry.
- Other courses may be required additional documents, please go through university website for final verification
- 8-10 October -Application can be filled and sent
- 22 October – Application scrutinizing process begins.
- 2 January – Period of entrance exam starts
- 5 July – Application Deadline
- 15 July – Cutoff time to sit for the entrance test
Tuition, fees, and annual cost of attendance
Tuition fees for programs at LSMU are varying. Annual tuition for various programs have been tabulated below:
Tuition for integrated programs
|Program Name||Duration||Annual Tuition|
|Medicine||6 yrs||14,503 USD (for yr 1-4);
15,083 USD (for yr 5-6)
|Veterinary Medicine||6 yrs||9,282 USD (for yr 1-4);
11,603 USD (for yr 1-4)
|Odontology (Dentistry)||5 yrs||14,503 USD (for yr 1-4);
15,083 USD (for yr 5-6)
|Pharmacy||5 yrs||6,497 USD|
- Annual tuition for Bachelor’s Degrees at LSMU ranges between 4,641 USD – 5,221 USD
- Annual tuition for all master’s degree programs except Lifestyle Medicine at LSMU is 6,381 USD
- Annual tuition for master’s degree program in Lifestyle Medicine is 9,282 USD
Additionally, the university also offers a 10-week Pre-Med Course. Tuition fee for the course is 2553 USD.
Annual cost of rent for students at LSMU ranges from 2,367 USD to 2,800 USD. The average total cost of living (inclusive of rent) for international students is 5290 USD per year.
Scholarships for international students
Scholarships for international students can be applied from the below.
- Aakash scholarship
Aakash scholarship test will be conducted online and people who take the test well will be provided scholarships based on their performance.
|Platinum scholar||65% scholarship on the tuition fee||90% marks in scholarship test|
|Platinum scholar||45% scholarship on the tuition fee||80% marks in scholarship test|
|Platinum scholar||35% scholarship on the tuition fee||70% marks in scholarship test|
- Nominal scholarship competition from LSMU
- This scholarship is provided at LSMU during the third semester of college.
- The grade point average should not be less than 8 to claim for this scholarship.