Høgskolen i Østfold

country rank  9
world rank  2550

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University Overview

Established in 1994, Høgskolen i Østfold (Ostfold University College) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Halden (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Ostfold. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Fredrikstad. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), Høgskolen i Østfold is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Høgskolen i Østfold 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 25 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Ostfold University College
Founded 1994
Motto Kunnskap påvirker

University Location

Address Remmen
Halden (population range: 10,000-49,999)
1757 Ostfold
T +47 69 21 50 00
F +47 69 21 50 02
Other locations Fredrikstad

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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
+47 69 21 50 00

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 400-499
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


Institutional Accreditation

Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education NOKUT

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019