Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

country rank  36
world rank  962

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University Overview

Founded in 1996, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (King Juan Carlos University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Móstoles (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Community of Madrid. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Alcorcón, Fuenlabrada, Vicálvaro, Manuel Becerra. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Universidades, España (Ministry of Universities of Spain), Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational Spanish higher education institution. Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) 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 24 years old Spanish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Spanish higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. URJC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name Rey Juan Carlos University
Acronym URJC
Founded 1996
Motto Non nova, sed nove
Not new things, but in a new way
Colours Red, white and black

University Location

Address Calle Tulipán, s/n
28933 Community of Madrid
Tel +34 916647410
Fax +34 916147120
Other locations Alcorcón, Fuenlabrada, Vicálvaro, Manuel Becerra

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

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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 80-90%
Admission Office Calle Tulipán sin número
Mostoles 28933

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment over-45,000
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Universidades, España

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Agencia Nacional de Evaluación de la Calidad y Acreditación (ANECA)

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Conferencia de Rectores de las Universidades Españolas (CRUE)
  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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