UiT Norges arktiske universitet

country rank  4
world rank  746

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University Overview

Established in 1968, UiT Norges arktiske universitet (UiT The Arctic University of Norway) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Tromsø (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Troms. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Alta. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), UiT Norges arktiske universitet (UiT) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. UiT Norges arktiske universitet (UiT) 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 50 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 0-10% making this Norwegian higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UiT also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Acronym UiT
Founded 1968

University Location

Address Hansine Hansens veg 18
Tromsø (population range: 50,000-249,999)
9019 Troms
T +47 77 64 40 00
F +47 77 64 49 00
Other locations Alta

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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 Admission Rate 0-10%
Admission Office Breivika
Tromsø 9037
+47 77644000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
Control Type Control Type Public
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 UiT Norges arktiske universitet's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • University of the Arctic (UArctic)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018