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Universidad Pontificia Comillas

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Established in 1890, the Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Comillas Pontifical University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large metropolis of Madrid (population range of over 5,000,000 inhabitants), Community of Madrid. This institution also has a branch campus in Palma De Mallorca. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Universidades, España (Ministry of Universities of Spain), Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Comillas) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Spanish higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Comillas) 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 133-year-old Spanish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Comillas also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Control Typeprivate


Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Entity Typenon-profit


Universidad Pontificia Comillas' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenot reported

University Identity

Name (English) Comillas Pontifical University
Acronym Comillas
Founded 1890
Motto El Valor de la Excelencia
The Value of Excellence
Colours Yellow and black
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University Location

Address Calle Alberto Aguilera, 23
28015 Community of Madrid
Universidad Pontificia Comillas's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidad Pontificia Comillas Phone Number +34 915422800
Universidad Pontificia Comillas Fax Number +34 915596569
Other locations Palma De Mallorca

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Universidad Pontificia Comillas's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Universidad Pontificia Comillas.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidad Pontificia Comillas's admission information.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidad Pontificia Comillas a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's acceptance rate range is not reported.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Comillas Pontifical University has more than 600 international students.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Admission Office Admission Office

Alberto Aguilera 23
Madrid 28015
91 542 28 00

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidad Pontificia Comillas.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidad Pontificia Comillas has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 400-499 academic employees (Faculty).

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Control Type Control Type

Universidad Pontificia Comillas is a private higher education institution.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidad Pontificia Comillas is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Continuous type of academic calendar.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas is Christian-Catholic Religious Affiliation

Universidad Pontificia Comillas has a Christian-Catholic affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidad Pontificia Comillas's main facilities:

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Library University Library

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Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Housing University Housing

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Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidad Pontificia Comillas's main services:

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidad Pontificia Comillas is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministerio de Universidades, España

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidad Pontificia Comillas's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Federación Internacional de Universidades Católicas (FIUC)
  • Federación de Universidades Católicas Europeas (FUCE)
  • Red OTRI de Universidades
  • Aristós Campus Mundus (ACM)
  • Universidades Jesuíticas, de Estados Unidos (ACJU)
  • Universidades SJ de Europa y el Líbano (ASJEL)
  • Asociación de Universidades Confiadas a la Compañía de Jesús en América Latina (AUSJAL)
  • Comisión de Internacionalización y Cooperación de las Universidades Españolas (CICUE)
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • Red Scribani
  • Servicio Jesuita a Migrantes (SJM)
  • Federación de Centros Universitarios de la Compañía de Jesús (UNIJES)
  • PRME
  • Red Española Pacto Mundial
  • ABIS
  • EBEN
  • Red Española para el Desarrollo Sostenible
  • Madrid Excelente
  • Red Española de Universidades Saludables

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Universidad Pontificia Comillas 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Facebook page Universidad Pontificia Comillas's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's X (formerly Twitter) page Universidad Pontificia Comillas's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's YouTube channel Universidad Pontificia Comillas's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Instagram page Universidad Pontificia Comillas's official Instagram channel

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TikTok TikTok


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