Free University Amsterdam: Ranking & Review

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Amsterdam Rank Netherlands Rank World Rank
2 6 167
Top 1%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Admission selectionYes, based on entrance examinations
Total enrollment22,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$3,750$3,750
International students$11,250$30,000

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 namesVU Amsterdam
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
MottoIs verder kijken
Looking Further
AccreditationMinisterie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association EUA
International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education IAPCHE
Academic structureFaculty of Dentistry
Faculty of Behavioural and Movement Sciences
Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Law
VUmc School of Medical Sciences
School of Business and Economics
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty of Religion and Theology
Colorsblack, light blue, white
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePrivate
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff2,250
Student/staff ratio10
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressDe Boelelaan 1105
Amsterdam, North Holland, 1081 HV
Urbanization levelUrban
City population500,000 - 1,000,000
Phone+31 (20) 598 5000
Fax+31 (20) 598 5655

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