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Università della Svizzera Italiana

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Founded in 1996, the Università della Svizzera Italiana (University of Italian-speaking Switzerland) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Lugano (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ticino. This institution also has a branch campus in Mendrisio and Bellinzona. Officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation of Switzerland), Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution. Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) 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. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this Swiss higher education organization a non-selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. USI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot

Control

Università della Svizzera Italiana's Control Typepublic

Entity

Università della Svizzera Italiana's Entity Typenon-profit

Size

Università della Svizzera Italiana' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized

Selectivity

Università della Svizzera Italiana's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenon-selective

University Identity

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University Location

Address Via G. Buffi 13
Lugano
6900 Ticino
Switzerland
Università della Svizzera Italiana's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Università della Svizzera Italiana Phone Number +41 (58) 666 4000
Università della Svizzera Italiana Fax Number +41 (58) 666 4647
Other locations Mendrisio and Bellinzona

Study Areas / Degree Levels

Introduction

What is the difference between generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of study areas 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.

Study Areas and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Università della Svizzera Italiana'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 Università della Svizzera Italiana's academic range and degree level offering.




Programs and Courses

Programs and courses

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Tuition Fees

Introduction

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 Università della Svizzera Italiana'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 Università della Svizzera Italiana.

Università della Svizzera Italiana: Tuition Fees Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
2,500-4,999 US$
(2,280-4,555 Euro)
International
students
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)
7,500-9,999 US$
(6,830-9,110 Euro)

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Admissions

Introduction

Applying for admission is the first step towards achieving students' academic and career goals and accessing the many opportunities and resources that a university has to offer. Read our Introduction to University Admissions article to learn more.


Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Università della Svizzera Italiana's admission information.

Università della Svizzera Italiana's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).


Università della Svizzera Italiana's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Università della Svizzera Italiana a selective admission policy? None, open admission policy.


Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Università della Svizzera Italiana's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.


Università della Svizzera Italiana's International Students Admission International Students Admission

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

UniversitÓ della Svizzera italiana has more than 2100 international students.

Università della Svizzera Italiana's Admission Office Admission Office

Via Buffi 13
Lugano 6900
(58) 666 4000


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Size and Profile

Introduction

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.


Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Università della Svizzera Italiana.

Università della Svizzera Italiana's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Università della Svizzera Italiana has an enrollment range of 3,000-3,999 students making it a small-sized institution.


Università della Svizzera Italiana's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 200-299 academic employees (Faculty).


Università della Svizzera Italiana's Control Type Control Type

Università della Svizzera Italiana is a public higher education institution.


Università della Svizzera Italiana's Entity Type Entity Type

Università della Svizzera Italiana is a non-profit higher education institution.


Università della Svizzera Italiana's Campus Setting Campus Setting

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


Università della Svizzera Italiana's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.


Religious Affiliation

Università della Svizzera Italiana does not have any religious affiliation.


Facilities and Services

Introduction

What are the most common University facilities and services? Read our guide articles about University Facilities and University Services to learn more.


University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Università della Svizzera Italiana's main facilities:


Università della Svizzera Italiana's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Università della Svizzera Italiana's Library


Università della Svizzera Italiana's Housing University Housing

Not reported


Università della Svizzera Italiana'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 Università della Svizzera Italiana's main services:


Università della Svizzera Italiana's Financial Aid Financial Aid

Not reported

Università della Svizzera Italiana's Study Abroad Study Abroad

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

Università della Svizzera Italiana's Distance Learning Distance Learning

Not reported


Università della Svizzera Italiana's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

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

Università della Svizzera Italiana'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

Introduction

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.


Università della Svizzera Italiana's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Università della Svizzera Italiana is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation

1999


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important UniversitÓ della Svizzera Italiana 's programmatic accreditations; feel free to submit any relevant missing specialized accreditations.

  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)


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Memberships and Affiliations

Introduction

University memberships and affiliations to external organizations can be important for several reasons... read our article about university affiliations and memberships to learn more.


Affiliations and Memberships

uniRank publishes the following list of the most important UniversitÓ della Svizzera Italiana 's affiliations and memberships; feel free to submit any relevant missing higher education-related organizations this university is affiliated with.

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Academic Structure

Introduction

Most higher education institutions' first-level academic divisions are, depending on the country, one of the following...


  • Colleges
  • Faculties
  • Schools
  • Institutes
  • Academies
  • Departments
  • Divisions
  • Centers

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.

Academic Structure

uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the UniversitÓ della Svizzera Italiana 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.


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Social Media

Introduction

Social media can be a powerful tool for Universities to communicate with current students, alumni, faculty, staff and the wider community. But how can social media be important for prospective students? Read our article about the importance of Social Media for universities and prospective students to learn more.


Social Media

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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TikTok TikTok

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Free Online Courses

Open Education Global Open Education Global

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.


Video Presentation

N.A.; please submit an official Università della Svizzera Italiana general video presentation.


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