The University of North Sumatra (USU) is a public university located in Medan, North Sumatra. The University of North Sumatra is one of the best universities on the island of Sumatra. USU is also the first and only university to have a Diploma in Statistics in the world and on the island of Sumatra to have a Medical Faculty. USU was established as the North Sumatra Universitet Foundation on June 4, 1952. The first faculty was the Faculty of Medicine, which was founded on August 20, 1952, which is now celebrated as USU's anniversary. The President of Indonesia, Soekarno then inaugurated USU as the seventh state university in Indonesia on November 20, 1957.