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Fachhochschule St. Pölten

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Established in 1993, the Fachhochschule St. Pölten (St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of St. Pölten (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Lower Austria. Officially recognized by the Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung Austria (Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria), Fachhochschule St. Pölten (FHSTP) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Austrian higher education institution. Fachhochschule St. Pölten (FHSTP) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 31-year-old Austrian higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this Austrian higher education organization an averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. FHSTP also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Control Typepublic


Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Entity Typenon-profit


Fachhochschule St. Pölten' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Selectivity by Acceptance Rateaveragely selective

University Identity

Name (English) St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences
Acronym FHSTP
Founded 1993
Motto Wissen, was morgen zählt.
Set your mind on the future.
Colours Blue and white
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University Location

Address Matthias Corvinus-Strasse 15
St. Pölten
3100 Lower Austria
Fachhochschule St. Pölten's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
Fachhochschule St. Pölten Phone Number +43 (2742) 313 228261
Fachhochschule St. Pölten Fax Number +43 (2742) 313 228219

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Fachhochschule St. Pölten's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at Fachhochschule St. Pölten.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)
0-999 US$
(0-910 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic Fachhochschule St. Pölten's admission information.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has Fachhochschule St. Pölten a selective admission policy? Yes, based on entrance examinations.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's acceptance rate range is 50-59% making this institution an averagely selective higher education institution.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Admission Office Admission Office

Matthias Corvinus-Strasse 15
St. Pölten 3100
(2742) 313 228
(2742) 313 228 261

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Fachhochschule St. Pölten.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

Fachhochschule St. Pölten has an enrollment range of 3,000-3,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 200-299 academic employees (Faculty).

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Control Type Control Type

Fachhochschule St. Pölten is a public higher education institution.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Entity Type Entity Type

Fachhochschule St. Pölten is a non-profit higher education institution.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Suburban setting.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.

Religious Affiliation

Fachhochschule St. Pölten does not have any religious affiliation.

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of Fachhochschule St. Pölten's main facilities:

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Library

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of Fachhochschule St. Pölten's main services:

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Financial Aid Financial Aid

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Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

Not reported

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


There are different types of legal recognition and quality assessment of higher education institutions around the world, depending on the country and its legal and higher education system... read our article about university accreditation and recognition to learn more.

Fachhochschule St. Pölten's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

Fachhochschule St. Pölten is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: Agentur für Qualitätssicherung und Akkreditierung Austria

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • European Association of Institutions in Higher Education (EURASHE)
  • European Assocation for International Education (EAIE)
  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Österreichische Fachhochschul-Konferenz (FHK)
  • Universities of Applied Sciences for Europa (UAS4EUROPE)
  • University Industry Innovation Network (UIIN)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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YouTube YouTube

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Instagram Instagram

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LinkedIn LinkedIn

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TikTok TikTok


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