Universidad de Alicante

country rank  12
world rank  375

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University Overview

Founded in 1979, Universidad de Alicante (University of Alicante) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of San Vicente del Raspeig (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Valencian Community. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Alicante. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad de Alicante (UA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Alicante (UA) 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 38 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and 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. UA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Name University of Alicante
Acronym UA
Founded 1979
Motto Iter facite eius quae ascendit super occasum

University Location

Address Carretera S. Vicente del Raspeig, s/n
San Vicente del Raspeig (population range: 50,000-249,999)
03690 Valencian Community
Spain
T +34 965903400
F +34 965903464
Other locations Alicante

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Campus de San Vicente s/n
San Vicente del Raspeig 03690
+34 965903851
965903455

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad de Alicante's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España


Year of first Accreditation
31/10/1979

Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018