Universidad de Santiago de Compostela

country rank  27
world rank  857

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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 large town of Santiago de Compostela (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Galicia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Lugo. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Spain), Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (USC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (USC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 524 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 40-50% making this Spanish higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

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

University Location

Address Colexio de San Xerome, Praza Do Obradoiro, s/n
Santiago de Compostela (population range: 50,000-249,999)
15782 Galicia
Spain
T +34 981 559 919
F +34 981 578 017
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)

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
+34 981584989

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
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

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España


Year of first Accreditation

01/01/1504

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019