Fachhochschule Ostschweiz

country rank  21
world rank  8035

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University Overview

Established in 1999, Fachhochschule Ostschweiz (University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of St. Gallen (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), St Gallen. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland), Fachhochschule Ostschweiz (FHO) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Fachhochschule Ostschweiz (FHO) 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. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Location

Address Bogenstrasse 7
St. Gallen (population range: 50,000-249,999)
9001 St Gallen
T +41 (71) 280 8383
F +41 (71) 280 8389

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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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 Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type 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 Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Academic Structure


Social Media

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Online Courses

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Fachhochschule Ostschweiz's open courseware Open Education Consortium

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019