Established in 2006, the Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium town of Windisch (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Aargau. This institution also has branch campuses in Muttenz, Basel and Olten. Officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland), Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 7,000-7,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution. Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz (FHNW) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 17-year-old Swiss 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 Swiss higher education organization a moderately selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. FHNW 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.
|Name (Non Latin)||Haute École spécialisée du Nord-Ouest de la Suisse|
|Name (English)||University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland|
|Address||Campus Brugg-Windisch, Bahnhofstrasse 6
|Location Map and Satellite View|
|+41 (56) 202 77 00|
|+41 (56) 462 4748|
|Other locations||Muttenz, Basel and Olten|
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The following Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz's acceptance rate range is 70-79% making this institution a moderately selective higher education institution.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
University size and profile can be important factors to consider when choosing a university or assessing its value. Here are some potential reasons why University size and profile can affect students when choosing a university.
uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz.
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz has an enrollment range of 7,000-7,999 students making it a medium-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 1,000-1,499 academic employees (Faculty).
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz is a public higher education institution.
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz's main facilities:
This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
uniRank provides below an overview of Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz's main services:
This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.
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Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. 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.
uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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