Kryvyi Rih National University is the university with long and rich history.
The date of the foundation of Kryvyi Rih National University is the 4th of October, 1922, when Kryvyi Rih part-time technical school for workers began to operate. Its task was to train specialists for iron-ore enterprises of Kryvyi Rih.
In 1929 the technical school was transformed into a part-time Institute for workers, in 1931 it became Kryvyi Rih Mining Institute, and in 1994 it got the status of Technical University.
In 1999 Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical University was organized.
History of Kryvyi Rih Institute of Economics of SIHE “Kryvyi Rih National University” started in 1966 as a branch of Kyiv State University of Economics. It was reorganized into Kryvyi Rih Institute of Economics of Kyiv National Economic University in 1997.
In 2002 Kryvyi Rih Metallurgical Faculty of National Metallurgical Academy of Ukraine was created.
On the 21st of March, 2011 Kryvyi Rih State University was created by merging Kryvyi Rih Technical University, Kryvyi Rih State Pedagogical University and Kryvyi Rih Institute of Economics. Research Ore Mining Institute, Mine and Metallurgy Safety Research Institute were affiliated to the University as well.
On the 12th of October, 2011 Kryvyi Rih Metallurgical Faculty and the Metallurgical Faculty of KTU formed Kryvyi Rih Metallurgical Institute of Kryvyi Rih National University.
On the 24th of May, 2011 Kryvyi Rih State University was awarded a status of the National University.