Zaporozhye State Medical University is a self-governing, modern, multi-profile higher educational institution accredited in compliance with the decision of State Certification Commission (Certificate Series РД No.088105 of 14.10.2009) with the status of higher education establishment of ІV (fourth) level. The license of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science of Ukraine Series AE № 270975 of 12.08.2013 certifies the right of Zaporozhye State Medical University to perform T&E activity (concerning foreign citizens also).

It is one of the oldest medical higher educational institutions in the system of medical education of Ukraine.