Universidad de Alcalá

Universidad de Alcalá Ranking

country rank: 23
world rank: 573

University Overview

Universidad de Alcalá (University of Alcalá) is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of Alcalá de Henares (population range of 50,000-249,999 people), Community of Madrid, which was founded in 1499. Guadalajara is home to a branch campus of this university. Universidad de Alcalá (UAH) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational Spanish higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Ministerio de Universidades, Espaa (Spanish Ministry of Universities). In a variety of fields of study, the Universidad de Alcalá (UAH) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 521-year-old Spanish university has a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. A library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning options, as well as administrative services, are all available to students at UAH.

Universidad de Alcalá Ranking

University Identity

Name Universidad de Alcalá
Acronym UAH
Founded 1499
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Colegio San Idelfonso, Plaza de San Diego, s/n Alcalá de Henares 28801 Community of Madrid Spain
Tel +34 918854041
Fax +34 918854069
Other locations Guadalajara

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
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 Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Colegio de San Ildefonso. Plaza de San Diego, s/n Alcalá de Henares 28801 91 885 40 85

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) Observatory Magna Charta Universitatum Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Asociación Universitaria Iberoamericana de Postgrado (AUIP)

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