Comillas Pontifical University

country rank  44
world rank  1515

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University Overview

Established in 1890, Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Comillas Pontifical University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Madrid (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Madrid Community. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Spain), Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Comillas) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Comillas) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 128 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Comillas Pontifical University
Acronym Comillas
Founded 1890
Motto El Valor de la Excelencia
The Value of Excellence
Colours Yellow and black

University Location

Address Calle Alberto Aguilera, 23
Madrid (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
28015 Madrid Community
T +34 915422800
F +34 915596569

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student Not reported Not reported
Int'l student Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Alberto Aguilera 23
Madrid 28015
+34 91 542 28 00

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Continuous
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Library
Housing Not reported
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
Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association EUA
  • Federacion Internacional de Universidades Catolicas FIUC
  • Federacion de Universidades Catolicas Europeas FUCE
  • Red OTRI de Universidades
  • Aristos Campus Mundus ACM
  • Universidades Jesuiticas-de Estados Unidos ACJU
  • Universidades SJ de Europa y el Libano ASJEL
  • Asociacion de Universidades Confiadas a la Compania de Jesus en America Latina AUSJAL
  • Comision de Internacionalizacion y Cooperacion de las Universidades Espanolas CICUE
  • European Association for International Education EAIE
  • Red Scribani
  • Servicio Jesuita a Migrantes SJM
  • Federacion de Centros Universitarios de la Compania de Jesus UNIJES
  • PRME
  • Red Espanola Pacto Mundial
  • ABIS
  • EBEN
  • Red Espanola para el Desarrollo Sostenible
  • Madrid Excelente
  • Red Espanola de Universidades Saludables

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 11 September 2019