University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland: Statistics

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#1838 of 14,131 In the World
#606 of 2,785 In Europe
#13 of 23 In Switzerland
#609 of 1,014 For Astrophysics and Astronomy

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
75%
Enrollment
12,646
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Master
Website
www.fhnw.ch
Languages
English;German;French

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate75%
Admissions RequirementsYes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Academic CalendarSemesters
Enrollment12,646
Full time employee1,742
Student:staff ratio7:1

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,514
Citations
24,222

University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland majors

by publication & citation count

Engineering
336 / 4,921
Computer Science
329 / 6,653
Physics
271 / 6,013
Chemistry
243 / 5,093
Medicine
197 / 2,355
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
187 / 2,195
Psychology
157 / 2,235
Biology
148 / 6,233
Business
145 / 1,705
Astrophysics and Astronomy
122 / 3,233
Environmental Science
117 / 3,204
Materials Science
106 / 1,647
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
89 / 680
Art & Design
82 / 611
Mathematics
58 / 555
Management Information Systems
49 / 1,201
Human-Computer Interaction
49 / 309
Sociology
46 / 239
Environmental Chemistry
43 / 1,365
Chemical Engineering
41 / 435
Political Science
35 / 266
Math Teachers
34 / 255
Project Management
29 / 145
Demography
29 / 880
Data Science
27 / 151
Biochemistry
27 / 497
Social Psychology
26 / 641
Education Majors
26 / 219
Computer Vision
25 / 204
Communications and Public Relations
24 / 128
Environmental Management
23 / 959
Human Resource Management
23 / 154
Economics
23 / 304
Organizational / Business / IO Psychology
22 / 771
Optical Engineering
22 / 250
Game Design and Development
22 / 173
Nanotechnology
22 / 713
Geography and Cartography
21 / 445
Child Psychology
21 / 127
Health Science
20 / 191

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
2005 0 7
2006 2 7
2007 2 12
2008 5 19
2009 9 32
2010 11 65
2011 21 110
2012 59 143
2013 75 310
2014 133 681
2015 147 1320
2016 199 2178
2017 198 2878
2018 213 3513
2019 236 4408
2020 252 5761
2021 240 6801

Tuition

UndergraduateGraduate
Local students $1,750$18,750
International students $1,750$18,750

The University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland has financial aid programs and on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Programs Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Design | Arts | Humanities ++
Business | Politics | Social Sciences ++
Languages | Culture | Linguistics
Nursing | Health | Pharmacy | Medicine
Engineering | IT ++
Maths | Natural Sciences ++
Bachelor Architecture and Planning, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Civil Engineering, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Music, Psychology, Social Work
Master Architecture and Planning, Art Education, Biological and Life Sciences, Business Administration, Design, Engineering, Fine Arts, Management, Music, Nanotechnology, Natural Sciences, Performing Arts, Psychology, Social Work, Teacher Training, Technology

Notable alumni

  1. Michael Mack

    Michael Mack
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Michael Mack is a German entrepreneur.

  2. Katja Loher

    Katja Loher
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Enrolled in the University of Applied Sciences of Northwestern Switzerland
    Studied in 2001-2004
    Occupations
    television producervideo artistartist
    Biography

    Katja Loher is a Swiss visual artist, known for her video sculptures and installations. She often integrates organic, planetary, and moving choreographic elements into panoramic aerial perspectives. Her pieces are considered by critics as evocative of alternative dimensions where past, present, and future converge. Her works have been shown in art museums in many countries including Italy, Russia, China, and the US. Her art is also represented in the collections of institutions like Swissgrid AG, Perth Concert Hall Museum, and the New Britain Museum of American Art. Loher was born in Zurich in 1979.

General info

Alternative names FHNW
Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz
Haute École spécialisée du Nord-Ouest de la Suisse
Accreditation Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation, Schweiz
Academic structure School of Applied Psychology
School of Business
School of Education
School of Engineering
School of Life Sciences
School of Social Work
Academy of Art and Design
School of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geomatics
Academy of Music
Affiliations and memberships Swiss University Conference (SUC)

Location and Contacts

Address Campus Brugg-Windisch, Bahnhofstrasse 6
Windisch, Aargau, 5210
Switzerland
City population 11,000
Phone +41 (56) 202 77 00
Fax +41 (56) 462 4748

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