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Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

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Overview

Founded in 1971, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Polytechnic University of Valencia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Valencia (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Valencian Community. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Alcoy, Gandia. Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 46 years old H.E. institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Spanish higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UPV also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Name Polytechnic University of Valencia
Acronym UPV
Founded 1971
Screenshot Universidad Politécnica de Valencia Screenshot

Location


Address Camino de Vera, s/n
Valencia
46022 Valencian Community
Spain
Population range 500,000-1,000,000
+34 963879000
+34 963879009
Other locations Alcoy, Gandia

Course Levels and Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees

Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
Doctoral degree

 

 

 

 
Arts & Humanities
Business & Social Sciences
Language & Cultural Studies
Medicine & Health
Engineering
Science & Technology

Important: please contact or visit the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia's official website for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad Politécnica de Valencia's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office Camino de Vera, s/n
Valencia 46022
+34 963877401

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad Politécnica de Valencia's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Politécnica de Valencia's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Important: please contact or visit the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia's official website for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

Accreditation and Recognition

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España


Year of first Accreditation

1971



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in a specific section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

Affiliations and Memberships

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • The Open Education Consortium (OEC)


Academic Structure

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