Nord University

country rank  15
world rank  3338

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University Overview

Founded in 2015, Universitetet i Nordland (Nord University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Bodø (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Nordland. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Mo i Rana, Stokmarknes. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge (Ministry of Education, Norway), Universitetet i Nordland (NU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universitetet i Nordland (NU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name Nord University
Acronym NU
Founded 2015 merger between Bodø University College, Nesna University College and Nord-Trøndelag University College all established in 1994

University Location

Address Universitetsalléen 11
Bodø (population range: 10,000-49,999)
8026 Nordland
T +47 755 17 000
F +47
Other locations Mo i Rana, Stokmarknes

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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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 Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universitetet i Nordland's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Kunnskapsdepartementet, Norge

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)


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Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Saturday, 10 November 2018