Fachhochschule St. Pölten

country rank  14
world rank  2236

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University Overview

Established in 1993, Fachhochschule St. Pölten (St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of St. Pölten (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Lower Austria. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung Austria (Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria), Fachhochschule St. Pölten (FHSTP) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Fachhochschule St. Pölten (FHSTP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this Austrian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences
Acronym FHSTP
Founded 1993

University Location

Address Matthias Corvinus-Strasse 15
St. Pölten (population range: 50,000-249,999)
3100 Lower Austria
T +43 (2742) 313 228261
F +43 (2742) 313 228219

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 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
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Matthias Corvinus-Strasse 15
St. Pölten 3100
+43 (2742) 313 228
(2742) 313 228 261

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung Austria

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • Österreichische Fachhochschul-Konferenz (FHK)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020