Handelshøyskolen BI

country rank  7
world rank  1770

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University Overview

Established in 1943, Handelshøyskolen BI (BI Norwegian Business School) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Oslo (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), Handelshøyskolen BI (BI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Handelshøyskolen BI (BI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 77 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades.

University Identity

Name BI Norwegian Business School
Acronym BI
Founded 1943

University Location

Address Nydalsveien 37
Oslo (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
0484 Oslo
T +47 46 41 00 00
F +47
Other locations Bergen, Trondheim, Stavanger

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Bestumveien 85c
Oslo 0283
+47 +4746410204

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Handelshøyskolen BI's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education NOKUT
  • European Foundation for Management Development EFMD-EQUIS
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Association of MBAs AMBA

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020