Catholic University of Louvain: Ranking & Review

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Top 3%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment22,500
Academic CalendarSemesters


Local students$500$500
International students$6,250$6,250

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 namesUCL
Université Catholique de Louvain
MottoSedes Sapientiae
Seat of Wisdom
AccreditationDirection générale de l'Enseignement non obligatoire et de la Recherche scientifique, Belgique
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association EUA
Coimbra Group
International Federation of Catholic Universities IFCU
Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research CESAER
Academic structureFaculty of Theology
Faculty of Law and Criminology
Faculty of Economic, Social and Political Sciences and Communication
Louvain School of Management
Faculty of philosophy, arts and letters
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry
Faculty of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Public Health
Faculty of Motor Sciences
Faculty of Science
Louvain School of Engineering
Faculty of Architecture, Architectural Engineering and Urban Planning
Faculty of Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Engineering
Colorsblue, white
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePrivate
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff3,750
Student/staff ratio6
Religious affiliationChristian-Catholic

Location and Contacts

AddressPlace de l'Université, 1
Louvain-la-Neuve, Walloon Brabant, 1348
Urbanization levelUrban
City population32,000
Phone+32 (10) 472 111
Fax+32 (10) 472 999

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