University of Murcia

country rank  12
world rank  432

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University Overview

Founded in 1272, Universidad de Murcia (University of Murcia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Murcia (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants). This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Espinardo, San Javier, El Palmar, Lorca. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Spain), Universidad de Murcia (UM) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Murcia (UM) 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 747 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this Spanish higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Murcia
Acronym UM
Founded 1272
Motto Cien por cien universidad
Come and join us
Colours Red and gray

University Location

Address Edificio Convalecencia, Avenida Teniente Flomesta, 5
Murcia (population range: 250,000-499,999)
30003 Murcia
T +34 868884074
F +34 868884130
Other locations Espinardo, San Javier, El Palmar, Lorca

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 entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office International Relations Office. Edificio Rector Soler, Campus de Espinardo
Murcia 30071
+34 868884074

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
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 Universidad de Murcia'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 Not reported


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

Year of first Accreditation

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Consejería de Educación, Universidades y Empleo de la Región de Murcia


  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019