Högskolan Väst

country rank  26
world rank  3747

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University Overview

Founded in 1990, Högskolan Väst (University College West) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Trollhättan (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Vastra Gotaland County. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige (Ministry of Education and Research, Sweden), Högskolan Väst (HV) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Högskolan Väst (HV) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 28 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University College West
Acronym HV
Founded 1990

University Location

Address Drottninggatan
Trollhättan (population range: 50,000-249,999)
461 86 Vastra Gotaland County
T +46 (520) 22 30 00
F +46 (520) 22 30 99

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Drottninggatan

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
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 Högskolan Väst's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Utbildningsdepartementet, Sverige

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Swedish Higher Education Authority (SHEA)


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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018