Universidad de Deusto

country rank  38
world rank  1214

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University Overview

Established in 1886, Universidad de Deusto (University of Deusto) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Bilbao (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Basque Country. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): San Sebastián. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad de Deusto (UD) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Universidad de Deusto (UD) 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 132 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 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 Deusto
Acronym UD
Founded 1886
Motto Sapientia melior auro
Knowledge is better than gold
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Avenida de Las Universidades, 24
Bilbao (population range: 250,000-499,999)
48007 Basque Country
T +34 944139000
F +34 944457854
Other locations San Sebastián

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 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 70-80%
Admission Office Avenida de Las Universidades, 24
Bilbao 48007
+34 944139000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad de Deusto'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, Cultura y Deporte, España

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018