Högskolan Väst

country rank 28
world rank 4022

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University Overview

Founded in 1990, Högskolan Väst (University College West) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Trollhättan (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Vastra Gotaland County. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Högskolan Väst (HV) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Högskolan Väst (HV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. HV also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

University College West

Acronym
HV

Founded
1990

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University Location

Address
Drottninggatan
Trollhättan (population range: 50,000-249,999)
461 86 Vastra Gotaland County Sweden

T +46 (520) 22 30 00

F +46 (520) 22 30 99

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

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UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l studentNot reportedNot reported


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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate Not available

Admission Office
Drottninggatan
Trollhättan
+46


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 200-299

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to Högskolan Väst's Library

Housing
Not reported

Sport Facilities
Not reported

Financial Aids
Not reported

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige


Year of first Accreditation
1990


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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