Université Catholique de l'Ouest

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world rank  3068

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University Overview

Established in 1875, Université Catholique de l'Ouest (Catholic University of the West) is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Angers (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Pays de la Loire. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Arradon, Guingamp, Laval, Papeete, Rezé, Saint-Denis. Officially recognized by the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation, France (Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation of France), Université Catholique de l'Ouest (UCO) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational French higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Université Catholique de l'Ouest (UCO) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 145 years old French higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UCO also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Catholic University of the West
Acronym UCO
Founded 1875

University Location

Address 3, Place André Leroy
Angers
49008 Pays de la Loire
France
Tel +33 (0)2 41 81 66 00
Fax +33 (0)2 41 81 66 09
Other locations Arradon, Guingamp, Laval, Papeete, Rezé, Saint-Denis

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office 3, Place André Leroy
Angers 49008
(0)2 72 79 63 92

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Université Catholique de l'Ouest's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)
  • L'Université Nantes Angers Le Mans (L'UNAM)
  • Union des Etablissements d'Enseignement Supérieur Catholiques (UDESCA)

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