Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

country rank  27
world rank  739

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University Overview

Founded in 1495, Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (University of Santiago de Compostela) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Santiago de Compostela (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Galicia. This institution also has a branch campus in Lugo. Officially recognized by the Ministerio de Universidades, España (Ministry of Universities of Spain), Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (USC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Spanish higher education institution. Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (USC) 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 525 years old Spanish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Spanish higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. USC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name University of Santiago de Compostela
Acronym USC
Founded 1495
Motto Sigillum Reg Universitat Compostellan

University Location

Address Praza do Obradoiro, s/n
Santiago de Compostela
15782 Galicia
Spain
Tel +34 881 81 20 00
Fax +34 981578017
Other locations Lugo

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
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)

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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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Casas Reais, 8
Santiago de Compostela 15782
981584989

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Santiago de Compostela's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021