The rating agency RAEX (Expert RA) published the results of the 2016 annual ranking of the best Russian universities. Voronezh State University entered the top 100 Russian universities and was ranked 42nd. VSU took 22nd place among Russian universities according to the level of research and 45th place according to conditions for acquiring a high-quality education.
The ranking was based on statistical indicators as well as the results of the surveys conducted among 28 thousand respondents including employers, representatives of the academic community, students, and graduates. In 2016, 144 universities took part in the survey.