Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz

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world rank  1164

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University Overview

Established in 2006, 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 the following locations: Muttenz, Basel, 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 degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 14 years old Swiss higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Swiss higher education organization a somewhat 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.

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University Location

Address Campus Brugg-Windisch, Bahnhofstrasse 6
Windisch
5210 Aargau
Switzerland
Tel +41 (56) 202 77 00
Fax +41 (56) 462 4748
Other locations Muttenz, Basel, Olten

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
International
students
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
Windisch 5210
(56) 462 4411

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 7,000-7,999
Academic Staff 2,000-2,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz's Library
Housing Yes
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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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz


Year of first Accreditation

2006


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Academic Structure


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