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world rank  1397

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University Overview

Established in 1977, Linnéuniversitetet (Linnaeus University) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Växjö (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Kronoberg County. This institution also has a branch campus in Kalmar. Officially recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research of Sweden), Linnéuniversitetet (LNU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 15,000-19,999 students) coeducational Swedish higher education institution. Linnéuniversitetet (LNU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 45 years old Swedish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LNU 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, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name Linnaeus University
Acronym LNU
Founded 1977

University Location

Address Universitetsplatsen 1, 352 52
351 95 Kronoberg County
Tel +46 (772) 28 80 00
Fax +46 (480) 44 60 32
Other locations Kalmar

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Linnaeus University, Admissions Office
Växjö 351 95

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 15,000-19,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Linnéuniversitetet's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Institutional Accreditation

Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

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Online Courses

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