Yandex search engine lists RSUH as one of the 10 most popular sites. This calendar year it has been visited by over 2.5 mln people.
Enrollment competition has grown from 5 applicants per spot in 2006 to 75 in 2009. According to some estimates RSUH is now the third university in popularity among applicants.
The number of RSUH students is now 36 thousand. The number of students getting a second degree has increased 3 times.
Also, RSUH can conduct their own entrance examination in addition to USE, a right that has been given only to 11 Russian institutions.