Thomas More Hogeschool

country rank  20
world rank  3796

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University Overview

Established in 1995, Thomas More Hogeschool (Thomas More University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Mechelen (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Antwerp. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Geel, Turnhout, Lier, Vorselaar, Antwerpen, Sint-Katelijne-Waver. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België (Flemish Ministry of Education and Training, Belgium), Thomas More Hogeschool is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Thomas More Hogeschool offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 23 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. Thomas More Hogeschool also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name Thomas More University of Applied Sciences
Founded 1995
Motto Expect to discover More
Colours Orange and blue

University Location

Address Zandpoortvest 60
Mechelen (population range: 50,000-249,999)
2800 Antwerp
T +32 (15) 36 91 00
F +32
Other locations Geel, Turnhout, Lier, Vorselaar, Antwerpen, Sint-Katelijne-Waver

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
Not reported

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 Not reported
Admission Office Zandpoortvest 60
Mechelen 2800
+32 (15) 36 91 00

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Thomas More Hogeschool's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Vlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (NVAO)


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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 4 February 2018