Università della Svizzera Italiana

Università della Svizzera Italiana Ranking

country rank: 13
world rank: 1430

University Overview

Università della Svizzera Italiana (University of Italian-speaking Switzerland) was founded in 1996 and is a non-profit public higher-education institution situated in the urban environment of Lugano, Ticino (population range of 50,000-249,999). A branch campus is also located in Mendrisio and Bellinzona. Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational Swiss higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz (State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation, Switzerland). In a variety of fields of study, the Università della Svizzera Italiana (USI) 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 Swiss higher-education school, which is 24 years old, has a selective entrance process. This institution of higher learning has an open admissions policy. Students from all around the world are invited to apply for admission. Students at USI have access to a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Università della Svizzera Italiana Ranking

University Identity

Name Università della Svizzera Italiana
Acronym USI
Founded 1996

University Location

Address Via G. Buffi 13 Lugano 6900 Ticino Switzerland
Tel +41 (58) 666 4000
Fax +41 (58) 666 4647
Other locations Mendrisio and Bellinzona

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro) 2,500-5,000 US$ (1,800-3,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 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 None, open admission policy
Admission Rate Not available
Admission Office Via Buffi 13 Lugano 6900 (58) 666 4000

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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


Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA) Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Social Media

Wikipedia Article

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