University of A Coruña

country rank  29
world rank  962

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University Overview

Established in 1989, Universidade da Coruña (University of A Coruña) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of A Coruña (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Galicia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ferrol. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Spain), Universidade da Coruña (UDC) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidade da Coruña (UDC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), 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 30 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this Spanish higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of A Coruña
Acronym UDC
Founded 1989
Motto Hac Luce
Colours Fucsia, blue and grey

University Location

Address Rúa Da Maestranza, 9
A Coruña (population range: 50,000-249,999)
15071 Galicia
T +34 981167000
F +34 981167011
Other locations Ferrol

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidade da Coruña's Library
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 Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association EUA

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Monday, 14 October 2019