Universidad de Oviedo

country rank  30
world rank  923

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University Overview

Established in 1608, Universidad de Oviedo (University of Oviedo) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Oviedo (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Asturias. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Gijón, Mieres. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte, España (Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, Spain), Universidad de Oviedo (UNIOVI) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Oviedo (UNIOVI) 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 410 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 applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Oviedo
Acronym UNIOVI
Founded 1608
Motto Sigillum Regiae Universitatis Ovetensis
Colours Green and black

University Location

Address Edificio Histórico, C/ San Francisco, 3
Oviedo (population range: 50,000-249,999)
33003 Asturias
T +34 985102901
F +34 985 104085
Other locations Gijón, Mieres

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 C/ Argüelles, 32
Oviedo 33003
+34 985104083

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 2,000-2,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Universidad de Oviedo'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


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

Year of first Accreditation


  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018