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Universidad Rey Juan Carlos

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Founded in 1996, the Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Rey 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 Alcorcón, Fuenlabrada, Aranjuez and Madrid. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Universidades, España (Ministry of Universities of Spain), Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) is a very large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: over-50,000 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'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 27-year-old Spanish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this Spanish higher education organization a least 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.

University Snapshot


Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Control Typepublic


Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Entity Typenon-profit


Universidad Rey Juan Carlos' Size by Total Enrollmentvery large-sized


Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateleast selective

University Identity

Name (English) 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
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University Location

Address Calle Tulipán, s/n
28933 Community of Madrid
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Phone Number +34 916655060
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos Fax Number +34 916147120
Other locations Alcorcón, Fuenlabrada, Aranjuez and Madrid

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


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Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Universidad Rey Juan Carlos'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 Rey Juan Carlos's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


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Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Universidad Rey Juan Carlos'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 Rey Juan Carlos.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
5,000-7,499 US$
(4,555-6,830 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's admission information.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidad Rey Juan Carlos a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's acceptance rate range is 80-89% making this institution a least selective higher education institution.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos has reported to uniRank the following information for international students:

  • Students with nationality from non-Spanish-speaking countries, who come from an educational system where the language is not Spanish, must certify a B2 level in Spanish, except for the Degree in Translation and Interpreting, where a C1 level in Spanish will be required.
  • The Spanish language level must be certified by one of the organizations recognized by ACLES and verified and validated in the accreditation issued by the UNED.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Admission Office Admission Office

Calle Tulipán sin número
Mostoles 28933

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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 Rey Juan Carlos.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos has an enrollment range of over-50,000 students making it a very large-sized institution.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 2,500-2,999 academic employees (Faculty).

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Control Type Control Type

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos is a public higher education institution.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

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Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Library

The Universidad Rey Juan Carlos library boasts an extensive collection, with 339,183 monographs (issues/volumes), 3,227 periodicals (titles), 248,638 electronic books, and 79,169 electronic journals. To further support academic research and learning, the library offers access to 59 databases. With a commitment to serving its academic community, the library has witnessed an impressive number of user entrances, totaling 292,508 visits. This thriving institution comprises five libraries, strategically located to provide convenient access for students, faculty, and researchers alike.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Housing Offering at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos:

  • The José Pérez de Vargas Residence Hall is situated on the Vicálvaro University Campus, which is part of the Rey Juan Carlos University.
  • This residence hall is a modern building with the highest energy efficiency rating, reflecting the university's commitment to an environmentally friendly policy.
  • The facility is equipped with all necessary amenities to ensure a smooth and cooperative living environment for current students.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

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

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos sport activities and facilities include:

  • Various sports clubs, such as diving and mountain club, athletics club, paddle tennis and tennis club, and teams in basketball, handball, 11-a-side football, futsal, rugby, and volleyball. These teams have both male and female categories, promoting gender equality in sport.
  • Equipped fitness gyms
  • Outdoor sports courts
  • Outdoor sports fields
  • Running tracks
  • A stadium

These facilities provide students with opportunities to participate in a wide range of sports, including circuit sports such as cross country.

With these initiatives, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos promotes a healthy and active lifestyle, encourages sports participation, and offers students a comprehensive experience during their time at the university.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Institutional Hospital Institutional Hospital

This institution has an institutional hospital that is owned and operated by the university. Institutional hospitals are typically affiliated with medical schools and provide a range of medical services to patients, while also serving as a teaching hospital for medical students and residents.

University Services

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Universidad Rey Juan Carlos'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 Rey Juan Carlos offers a variety of scholarships and grants to support its students in their studies. The financial aids available at URJC include:

  • Scholarships from the Ministry of Education for undergraduate and master's studies, as well as collaboration scholarships
  • Scholarships from the Community of Madrid, such as Excellence scholarships for outstanding Madrid students, scholarships for students with disabilities, and the Socioeconomic Aid Program
  • URJC's own scholarships, including collaboration scholarships for research projects or academic support work
  • Psychological help programs
  • Scholarships for official master's degrees
  • Mobility scholarships, such as the Erasmus program
  • Scholarships in the International Relations service
  • Specific aid for refugees

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Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos offers the following exchange programs and study abroad opportunities:

  • Mobility programs:
    • Erasmus+
    • MUNDE

More information can be found at

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) offers various distance learning programs, including 9 bachelor's degrees and 15 master's degrees.

The teaching methodology at URJC allows students to access training from anywhere through the Virtual Classroom, which serves as the primary platform for connecting teachers and students in blended degree programs.

The Virtual Classroom is based on the Moodle learning platform and has been developed with adaptive technology, making it accessible on mobile devices. URJC continuously improves the platform's accessibility and usability features. Additionally, URJC provides access to an open educational offer, which includes various MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses).

URJC has the Academic Content Production Unit (UPCA) as a notable digital resource. The UPCA produces audiovisual didactic materials for blended degree programs and online master's degrees offered by URJC. One of the key objectives of the UPCA is to innovate in creating audiovisual resources using emerging technologies in the learning process. Workshops on audiovisual techniques are organized for students and teachers, covering topics like scriptwriting, acting for the camera, and editing images and sounds, to integrate and use different audiovisual languages in educational activities.

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Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos'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


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Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Ministerio de Universidades, España

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

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

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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

  • Conferencia de Rectores de las Universidades Españolas (CRUE)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • European Universities Linking Society and Technology (EULIST)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Facebook page Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's X (formerly Twitter) page Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's YouTube channel Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's Instagram page Universidad Rey Juan Carlos's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

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TikTok TikTok


Free Online Courses

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