Catholic University of Leuven: Ranking & Review

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Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment67,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$1,750$1,750
International students$1,750$1,750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities-+++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences-+++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics-+++
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine-+++
Engineering | IT-+++
Maths | Natural Sciences-+++

General info

Alternative namesKU Leuven
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
MottoSedes Sapientiae
Seat of Wisdom
AccreditationVlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association EUA
League of European Research Universities LERU
Coimbra Group
International Federation of Catholic Universities IFCU
Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research CESAER
Open Education Consortium OEC
Academic structureFaculty of Theology
Institute of Philosophy
Faculty of Canon Law
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Business and Economics
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences
Colorsblue, white
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff7,500
Student/staff ratio9
Religious affiliationChristian-Catholic

Location and Contacts

AddressNaamsestraat 22
Leuven, Flemish Brabant, 3000
Urbanization levelUrban
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone+32 (16) 324 311
Fax+32 (16) 324 330

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