Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

country rank  24
world rank  812

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University Overview

Established in 1979, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Canary Islands. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Arucas, Teguise, Puerto del Rosario. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 38 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Spanish higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. ULPGC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, 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

University Name(s)

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Acronym
ULPGC

Founded
1979

Motto
Ad Orbem per Technicam To the world through techniques

Colours
Blue, grey and orange

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University Location

Address
Calle Juan de Quesada, 30
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (population range: 250,000-499,999)
35001 Canary Islands Spain

T +34 928451023

F +34 928451022

Other locations
Arucas, Teguise, Puerto del Rosario

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

Undergraduate Postgraduate








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Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria for detailed information on areas of study and degree levels currently offered; the above uniRank Degree Levels and Areas of Study Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
International students 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)


Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above uniRank Yearly Tuition Range Matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 80-90%

Admission Office
Edificio La Granja, Avenida Marítima del Sur, s/n
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 35016
+34 928453380
928453305


Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by areas of study, degree level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999

Control Type

Public

Entity Type

Non-Profit

Academic Calendar

Semesters

Campus Setting

Urban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library

Yes Go to Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria's Library

Housing

Yes

Sport Facilities

Yes

Financial Aids

Yes

Study Abroad

Yes

Distance Learning

Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España


Year of first Accreditation
08/05/1989



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

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Academic Structure

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