Høgskulen på Vestlandet

country rank  12
world rank  2723

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University Overview

Established in 2017, Høgskulen på Vestlandet (Western Norway University College) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the small city of Bergen (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Hordaland. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), Høgskulen på Vestlandet (HVL) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Høgskulen på Vestlandet (HVL) 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Western Norway University College
Acronym HVL
Founded 2017 merger between Høgskolen i Bergen (1994), Høgskulen i Sogn og Fjordane (1994) and Høgskolen Stord/Haugesund (1994)

University Location

Address Postboks 7030
Bergen (population range: 250,000-499,999)
5020 Hordaland
Norway
T +47 55 58 58 00
F +47 55 32 64 07

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
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 Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office

+47

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Høgskulen på Vestlandet's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)

Memberships and Affiliations

Not available; please submit a list of official affiliations and memberships to relevant associations and organizations.


Academic Structure


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Social Media

Facebook

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Twitter

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LinkedIn

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YouTube

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Instagram

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Online Courses

iTunes U

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Open Education Consortium

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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019