Katholische Hochschule Nordrhein-Westfalen

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world rank  6178

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University Overview

Established in 1971, Katholische Hochschule Nordrhein-Westfalen (Catholic University of Applied Sciences NRW) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Köln (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), North Rhine-Westphalia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Aachen, Münster, Paderborn. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerium für Innovation, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia), Katholische Hochschule Nordrhein-Westfalen (KatHO NRW) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Katholische Hochschule Nordrhein-Westfalen (KatHO NRW) 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 higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Catholic University of Applied Sciences NRW
Acronym KatHO NRW
Founded 1971
Motto Menschen stärken - Sachverhalte klären
Building Character - Finding Solutions
Colours Blue and green

University Location

Address Wörthstrasse 10
Köln (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
50668 North Rhine-Westphalia
T +49 (221) 7757 508
F +49 (221) 7757 631
Other locations Aachen, Münster, Paderborn

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 None
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Wörthstrasse 10
Köln 50668
+49 (221) 7757 601

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Not reported
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 Katholische Hochschule Nordrhein-Westfalen's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerium für Innovation, Wissenschaft und Forschung des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019