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Universidade da Coruña

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Established in 1989, the Universidade da Coruña (University of A Coruña) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of A Coruña (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Galicia. This institution also has a branch campus in Ferrol. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Universidades, España (Ministry of Universities of Spain), Universidade da Coruña (UDC) is a large-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Spanish higher education institution. Universidade da Coruña (UDC) 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 34-year-old Spanish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this Spanish higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UDC 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


Universidade da Coruña's Control Typepublic


Universidade da Coruña's Entity Typenon-profit


Universidade da Coruña' Size by Total Enrollmentlarge-sized


Universidade da Coruña's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratemoderately selective

University Identity

Name (English) University of A Coruña
Acronym UDC
Founded 1989
Motto Hac Luce
In the light
Colours Fucsia, blue and grey
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University Location

Address Rúa Da Maestranza, 9
A Coruña
15001 Galicia
Universidade da Coruña's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Universidade da Coruña Phone Number +34 981 167 000
Universidade da Coruña Fax Number +34 981 167 011
Other locations Ferrol

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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 Universidade da Coruña'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 Universidade da Coruña'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 Universidade da Coruña'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 Universidade da Coruña.

Universidade da Coruña: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)
1,000-2,499 US$
(910-2,280 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Universidade da Coruña's admission information.

Universidade da Coruña's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Universidade da Coruña's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Universidade da Coruña a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Universidade da Coruña's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.

Universidade da Coruña's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

University of A Coruņa has more than 700 international students.

Universidade da Coruña's Admission Office Admission Office

Pavillón de estudantes, Campus de Elviña
A Coruña 15192
881 011 190
881 011 192

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Universidade da Coruña.

Universidade da Coruña's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Universidade da Coruña has an enrollment range of 10,000-14,999 students making it a large-sized institution.

Universidade da Coruña's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).

Universidade da Coruña's Control Type Control Type

Universidade da Coruña is a public higher education institution.

Universidade da Coruña's Entity Type Entity Type

Universidade da Coruña is a non-profit higher education institution.

Universidade da Coruña's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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

Universidade da Coruña's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Universidade da Coruña does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Universidade da Coruña's main facilities:

Universidade da Coruña's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Universidade da Coruña's Library

Universidade da Coruña's Housing University Housing

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

Universidade da Coruña'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 Universidade da Coruña's main services:

Universidade da Coruña'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.

Universidade da Coruña's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Universidade da Coruña's Distance Learning Distance Learning

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

Universidade da Coruña's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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

Universidade da Coruña'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.

Universidade da Coruña's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Universidade da Coruña 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 Universidade da Coruña's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of fields of study and disciplines a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Comprehensive or Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure. Read our guide article "Understanding Academic Divisions in Universities - Colleges, Faculties, Schools" to learn more about academic divisions and typical university organizational structures.

Academic Structure

uniRank shows a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Universidade da Coruña '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

Universidade da Coruña's Facebook page Universidade da Coruña's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

Universidade da Coruña's X (formerly Twitter) page Universidade da Coruña's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

Universidade da Coruña's YouTube channel Universidade da Coruña's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

Universidade da Coruña's Instagram page Universidade da Coruña's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

Universidade da Coruña's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok


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