University of Groningen: Ranking & Review

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Groningen Rank Netherlands Rank World Rank
1 4 140
Top 1%

Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

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


In-state students$3,750$1,750
International students$3,750$11,250

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 namesRUG
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
MottoVerbum domini lucerna pedibus nostris
The word of the Lord is a light for our feet
AccreditationMinisterie van Onderwijs, Cultuur en Wetenschap, Nederland
Affiliations and membershipsEuropean University Association EUA
Coimbra Group
Academic structureFaculty of Economics and Business
Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies
Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Medical Sciences
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Spatial Sciences
Faculty of Science and Engineering
Faculty of Philosophy
University College Groningen
Entity typeNon-profit
Control typePublic-private partnership
HousingProvides housing
Financial aidsOffers financial aids
Total FTE staff4,750
Student/staff ratio5
Religious affiliationNone

Location and Contacts

AddressBroerstraat 5
Groningen, Groningen, 9712 CP
Urbanization levelUrban
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone+31 (50) 363 5420
Fax+31 (50) 363 7100

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