Norges miljø- og biovitenskapelige universitet

country rank  10
world rank  1804

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University Overview

Founded in 1859, Norges miljø- og biovitenskapelige universitet (Norwegian University of Life Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Aas (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Akershus. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Oslo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), Norges miljø- og biovitenskapelige universitet (NMBU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Norges miljø- og biovitenskapelige universitet (NMBU) 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 159 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Acronym NMBU
Founded 1859
Motto Knowledge for life

University Location

Address Postboks 5003
Aas (population range: 10,000-49,999)
1432 Akershus
T +47 64 96 50 00
F +47 64 94 75 05
Other locations Oslo

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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 Postboks 5003
Aas 1432
+47 64 96 50 00

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 800-899
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Norges miljø- og biovitenskapelige universitet'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 Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)


  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 13 June 2018