Fontys Hogescholen

country rank  14
world rank  1136

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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 small city of Eindhoven (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Brabant. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Tilburg, Venlo. Officially recognized by the Nederlands-Vlaamse Accreditatieorganisatie (Accreditation Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders), Fontys Hogescholen (Fontys) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational Dutch higher education institution. Fontys Hogescholen (Fontys) 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 26 years old Dutch 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. Fontys also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

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

University Location

Address Rachelsmolen 1
5612 MA North Brabant
Tel +31 (8850) 80000
Fax +31
Other locations Tilburg, Venlo

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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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 80-90%
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Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Fontys Hogescholen's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Thursday, 11 August 2022