Free University of Brussels – VUB: Ranking & Review

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Brussels Rank Belgium Rank World Rank
2 4 408
Top 3%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance rate25%
Admission selectionYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Total enrollment17,500
Academic calendarSemesters


In-state students$1,750$1,750
International students$3,750$3,750

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 namesVUB
Vrije Universiteit Brussel
MottoScientia Vincere Tenebras
Conquering darkness through science
AccreditationVlaams Ministerie van Onderwijs en Vorming, België
Affiliations and membershipsNetwork of Universities from the Capitals of Europe UNICA
Academic structureFaculty of Medicine and Pharmacy
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Faculty of Social Sciences and Solvay Business School
Faculty of Law and Criminology
Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy
Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
Faculty of Science and Bio-engineering Sciences
Faculty of Engineering
Colorsblue, orange, white
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePrivate
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff2,250
Student/staff ratio8
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressPleinlaan 2
Brussels, Brussels, 1050
Urbanization levelUrban
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone+32 (2) 629 2111

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