Megawanti graduated from Universitas Negeri Malang, East Java in Education Management program (bachelor). She majored in Higher Education Management program (master) at Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta. Her doctoral study will explore about Access and Equity in Higher Education. The research focus will be on student characteristics such as gender, socioeconomic status and urban-rural area. This research will involve several stakeholders such as government and university policymakers, student management officers, lecturers and students.