The history of the Federal State Budget Educational Institution of Higher Education «Ryazan State Agrotechnological University Named After P.A. Kostychev» lasts more than sixty years. On May, 18th 1949 the Council of Ministers of the USSR accepted the solution to found the Agricultural Institute in Ryazan. On May, 30th 1949 Ryazan Agricultural the Institute was named after Pavel Andreevich Kostychev by the resolution of the Ministry of Higher Education.

In 1949 Ryazan Agricultural Institute Named after Professor P.A. Kostychev set about studying the first students on specialties «Agronomy» and «Zootechnics».

In 1995 the institute got the status of Ryazan State Agricultural Academy Named after Professor P.A. Kostychev for the merits in personnel training and faculty’s great contribution to science and industry. In 2007 the academy got the status of the university. Let them say that 60 years is not an age for the institution, but not everyone can promote from the institute to the university for such a period of time!

Having passed a great way of formation and developing the University has turned to be one of the biggest agrarian universities of the Russian Federation. Today FSBEI HE «Ryazan State Agrotechnological University Named after P.A. Kostychev» is a multi-field institution that has got a license and a state accreditation. It is a big educational and scientific center.

Nowadays FSBEI HE «Ryazan State Agrotechnological University Named after P.A. Kostychev» is a scientific training and production complex having 6 departments, 25 faculties, branches of the faculties on the factory floor, engineering-economic institute, advanced vocational training institute, resource center, profile classes in secondary schools, research institutions of different profiles.

Today the University uses computers and different information technologies in training process. It presupposes the practical study and integration of educational process and science. The institution has been among the first in Russia to start the target specialists training under contract with the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of Ryazan oblast and the Government of Ryazan oblast.

The University possesses a modern material and technical base. It has 5 educational buildings; 6 comfortable dorms, a library having more than 720 thousand volumes; the library branches are situated in 4 educational buildings; there is open access to Internet resources, including electronic-library systems; an aid post; 4 canteens and a café; health camp «Laskovo»; a sports center, including a stadium and 4 gyms.

The University prepares the personnel for enterprises of the agro-industrial complex of Ryazan oblast and other branches of industry (Tula, Tambov, Moscow, Lipetsk and others) as well as for the city enterprises connected with production, processing and realization of food, building, road transport, planning and accountability, social work.

Due to a wide range of specialties all the graduators of the University get a good job and do not regret about choosing their professions.

There are 268 teachers working at the University. There are 52 Doctors of Science and 156 Candidates of Science among them. All the departments possess training areas in detached buildings. They include laboratories, libraries and computer classes.

Our University has rich and wonderful traditions that many generations of students treasure and increase. During its activity the University has prepared more than 40 thousand specialists including engineers (mechanic engineer, electrical engineer, automotive engineer, machinists and others), accountants, economists, merchandisers, ecologists, agronomists, technologists, zoo-engineers, veterinarians and others.

Every year more and more people want to enter our University. Those who will do will realize proudly that they are the best of the best! The knowledge you get at the University is your only capital that is not afraid of inflation! Training at our University targets the students at the perspective, multiply their potential for future development. Due to this many graduators of ours now hold leading positions at state and commercial organizations of the oblast and other regions of Russia. We prepare real professionals who are always necessary everywhere regardless the economic situation in the country!