Universitat de València

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world rank  192

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University Overview

Founded in 1499, Universitat de València (University of Valencia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Valencia (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Valencian Community. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Burjasot-Paterna. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universitat de València (UV) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitat de València (UV) 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 519 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 50-60% making this Spanish higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Valencia
Acronym UV
Founded 1499

University Location

Address Avenida Blanco Ibáñez 13
Valencia (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
46010 Valencian Community
T +34 963864101
F +34 963864885
Other locations Burjasot-Paterna

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

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 50-60%
Admission Office Avenida Blanco Ibáñez 13, Nivel 0
Valencia 46010
+34 963864100

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range over-45,000
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universitat de València's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


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

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 21 March 2018