Fontys Hogescholen

country rank  14
world rank  1656

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University Overview

Founded in 1996, Fontys Hogescholen (Fontys University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Venlo (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Limburg. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Eindhoven, Sittard, Tilburg. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders), Fontys Hogescholen is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Fontys Hogescholen 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 23 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Dutch higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Fontys University of Applied Sciences
Founded 1996
Motto Denk Groter
Think Bigger
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address Tegelseweg 255
Venlo (population range: 50,000-249,999)
5912BG Limburg
T +31 (8500) 87 78 77
F +31
Other locations Eindhoven, Sittard, Tilburg

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 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 80-90%
Admission Office Tegelseweg 255
Venlo 5912BG

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 4,000-4,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
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 Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019