Established in 2017, the Høgskulen på Vestlandet (Western Norway University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium city of Bergen (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Hordaland. This institution also has branch campuses in Sogndal, Stord, Førde and Haugesund. Officially recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education of Norway), Høgskulen på Vestlandet (HVL) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Norwegian higher education institution. Høgskulen på Vestlandet (HVL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 6-year-old Norwegian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. HVL 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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The following Høgskulen på Vestlandet's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Høgskulen på Vestlandet's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Høgskulen på Vestlandet's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Høgskulen på Vestlandet a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.
Høgskulen på Vestlandet's acceptance rate range is not reported.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Høgskulen på Vestlandet.
Høgskulen på Vestlandet has an enrollment range of 15,000-19,999 students making it a large-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 1,500-1,999 academic employees (Faculty).
Høgskulen på Vestlandet is a public higher education institution.
Høgskulen på Vestlandet is a non-profit higher education institution.
Høgskulen på Vestlandet does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Høgskulen på Vestlandet's main facilities:
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
uniRank provides below an overview of Høgskulen på Vestlandet's main services:
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
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Høgskulen på Vestlandet is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge
uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Høgskulen på Vestlandet 's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.
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uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Høgskulen på Vestlandet 's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Høgskulen på Vestlandet 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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