Háskólinn Reykjavk

Háskólinn Reykjavk Ranking

country rank: 2
world rank: 2958

University Overview

Háskólinn Reykjavk (Reykjavk University) was founded in 1998 as a non-profit private higher-education institution in the tiny city of Reykjavk (population range of 50,000-249,999 people), Capital Region. Háskólinn Reykjavk (RU) ranking is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Icelandic higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Mennta- og menningarmálaráuneyti (Ministry of Education, Science, and Culture of Iceland). In a variety of fields of study, Háskólinn Reykjavk (RU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 22-year-old Icelandic higher-education school has a rigorous admission criteria based on previous academic performance and grades. The admission rate for this Icelandic higher education school is between 40 and 50 percent, making it a moderately selective university. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. Students at Háskólinn Reykjavk (RU) ranking have access to a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Háskólinn Reykjavk Ranking

University Identity

Name Háskólinn í Reykjavík
Acronym RU
Founded 1998
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address Menntavegur 1 Reykjavík 101 Capital Region Iceland
Tel +354 599 6200
Fax +354 599 6201

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Menntavegur 1 Reykjavík 101 599 6200

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


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