Høgskolen i Volda

country rank  19
world rank  4554

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University Overview

Established in 1894, Høgskolen i Volda (Volda University College) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Volda (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), More og Romsdal. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ørsta. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), Høgskolen i Volda (VUC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Høgskolen i Volda (VUC) 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 125 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Volda University College
Acronym VUC
Founded 1894

University Location

Address Joplassvegen
Volda (population range: 2,500-9,999)
6100 More og Romsdal
Norway
T +47 70 07 51 00
F +47 70 05 48 49
Other locations Ørsta

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Joplassvegen
Volda 6100
+47 70 07 51 00
70 07 51 20

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 200-299
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Høgskolen i Volda's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge


Year of first Accreditation

1970


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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