Høgskolen i Østfold

country rank  5
world rank  1166

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University Overview

Established in 1994, Høgskolen i Østfold (Østfold University College) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Halden (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ostfold. This institution also has a branch campus in Fredrikstad. Officially recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education of Norway), Høgskolen i Østfold (HiØ) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Norwegian higher education institution. Høgskolen i Østfold (HiØ) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 26 years old Norwegian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HiØ also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Østfold University College
Acronym HiØ
Founded 1994
Motto Kunnskap påvirker

University Location

Address Remmen
Halden
1757 Ostfold
Norway
Tel +47 69 21 50 00
Fax +47 69 21 50 02
Other locations Fredrikstad

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Remmen
Halden 1757
69 21 50 00

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Høgskolen i Østfold's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)


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Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021