Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

country rank  9
world rank  295

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University Overview

Founded in 1968, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Polytechnic University of Valencia) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Valencia (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Valencian Community. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Alcoy, Gandia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV) 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 50 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 80-90% making this Spanish higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Name Polytechnic University of Valencia
Acronym UPV
Founded 1968

University Location

Address Camino de Vera, s/n
Valencia (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
46022 Valencian Community
Spain
T +34 963879000
F +34 963879009
Other locations Alcoy, Gandia

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 80-90%
Admission Office Camino de Vera, s/n
Valencia 46022
+34 963877401

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,500-2,999
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 Politécnica de Valencia's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España


Year of first Accreditation
26/03/1971

Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018