University of Stavanger: Statistics

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#1307 of 14,131 In the World
#477 of 2,785 In Europe
#6 of 29 In Norway
#39 of 1,126 For Petroleum Engineering
Top50% For 122 other topics
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Quick Review

Acceptance rate
26%
Enrollment
12,000
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Website
uis.no
Languages
Norwegian;English

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate26%
Admissions RequirementsCompetitive admission
Enrollment12,000

We've calculated the 26% acceptance rate for University of Stavanger based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

University of Stavanger has published 11,575 scientific papers with 178,581 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Science, Computer Science, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Political Science, Law, and Medicine.

Publications
11,575
Citations
178,581

University of Stavanger majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
6,416 / 92,757
Engineering
5,745 / 87,151
Environmental Science
5,597 / 85,896
Computer Science
4,911 / 76,179
Physics
4,835 / 75,085
Biology
4,721 / 87,658
Chemistry
3,983 / 72,218
Political Science
3,878 / 56,321
Law
3,680 / 55,049
Medicine
3,571 / 61,598
Business
3,560 / 54,748
Philosophy
3,473 / 48,196
Mathematics
3,334 / 48,361
Geology
3,332 / 47,105
Psychology
3,320 / 58,670
Quantum and Particle physics
3,207 / 47,653
Geography and Cartography
2,868 / 38,751
Sociology
2,747 / 39,915
Economics
2,702 / 38,274
Statistics
2,194 / 34,878
Materials Science
2,176 / 34,457
Organic Chemistry
1,959 / 42,592
Linguistics
1,951 / 26,232
Ecology
1,946 / 35,028
History
1,866 / 25,055
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
1,817 / 26,953
Paleontology
1,798 / 27,218
Management
1,777 / 26,803
Mechanical Engineering
1,726 / 19,143
Archaeology
1,709 / 24,346
Biochemistry
1,396 / 30,951
Pathology
1,383 / 27,200
Social Psychology
1,367 / 26,311
Psychiatry
1,335 / 26,456
Genetics
1,239 / 26,759
Machine Learning
1,216 / 19,183
Development Studies
1,215 / 15,884
Marketing
1,151 / 17,366
Art & Design
1,117 / 12,754
Finance
1,065 / 14,968

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 2 5
1991 1 10
1992 3 9
1993 1 17
1994 6 12
1995 18 29
1996 31 36
1997 30 40
1998 47 79
1999 52 110
2000 61 184
2001 68 271
2002 64 340
2003 80 622
2004 112 605
2005 113 820
2006 167 1113
2007 184 1318
2008 261 1800
2009 336 2436
2010 341 3165
2011 431 4006
2012 416 4701
2013 440 5759
2014 487 6970
2015 551 8327
2016 575 9137
2017 804 11005
2018 805 12133
2019 999 15400
2020 1066 19893
2021 1391 27209
2022 1233 28531
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for University of Stavanger gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Tuition Cost (per year)
Bachelor's Degree Free for Norwegian and EU/EEA students
NOK 120,000 for international students
Master's Degree Free for Norwegian and EU/EEA students
NOK 120,000 for international students
PhD Free for all students

Currency is Norwegian Krone (NOK)

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by University of Stavanger.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry Yes Yes Yes
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine Yes Yes Yes
Physics Yes Yes Yes
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Bachelor Arts and Humanities, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Hotel and Restaurant, Law, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Sports, Tourism
Master Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics, Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Hotel Management, Information Technology, Music, Natural Sciences, Social Work, Tourism, Town Planning
Doktorgrad Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Natural Sciences

Notable alumni

  1. Hadia Tajik

    Hadia Tajik
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1983-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in the University of Stavanger
    Graduated with Bachelor of Journalism
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hadia Tajik is a Pakistani-Norwegian jurist, journalist and politician from the Labour Party. She served as Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion from 2021 to 2022. She previously served as Minister of Culture from 2012 to 2013. She was 29 years of age at the time and became the youngest minister to serve in the Norwegian government. She is the first Cabinet member that is a Muslim. Tajik has served as a Member of Parliament representing Rogaland since 2017, and Oslo from 2009 to 2017. She was also the party's deputy leader from 2015 until 2022.

  2. Sarah Louise Rung

    Sarah Louise Rung
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1989-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    swimmer
    Biography

    Sarah Louise Rung is a Paralympic swimmer of Norway. She became a wheelchair user after a back surgery in 2008. She won two gold medals and two silver medals at the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London. She also has several medals from both World- and European Championships. 2012 Summer Paralympics.

  3. Ingrid Fiskaa

    Ingrid Fiskaa
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1977-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    teacherpoliticianpeace activist
    Biography

    Ingrid Fiskaa is a Norwegian activist and politician for the Socialist Left Party.

  4. Leif Johan Sevland

    Leif Johan Sevland
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1961-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Leif Johan Sevland is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.

  5. Solfrid Lerbrekk

    Solfrid Lerbrekk
    Years
    1990-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    politicianmechanical engineertrade unionist
    Biography

    Solfrid Lerbrekk is a Norwegian politician. She was elected representative to the Storting for the period 2017–2021 for the Socialist Left Party.

  6. Margret Hagerup

    Margret Hagerup
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1980-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Margret Hagerup is a Norwegian politician. She was elected representative to the Storting for the period 2017–2021 for the Conservative Party.

  7. Lisa Marie Ness Klungland

    Lisa Marie Ness Klungland
    Years
    1994-.. (age 29)
    Occupations
    politiciannurse
    Biography

    Lisa Marie Ness Klungland is a Norwegian politician.

University of Stavanger faculties and divisions

Faculty : Arts and Education Behavioural Sciences, Cultural Studies, Dance, Education, Modern Languages, Music, Preschool Education
Faculty : Science and Technology Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial and Production Economics, Materials Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Natural Sciences, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Structural Architecture
Faculty : Social Sciences Business Administration, Cultural Studies, Health Sciences, Hotel Management, Journalism, Management, Mass Communication, Multimedia, Nursing, Social Sciences, Social Work, Tourism

General information

Alternative names UiS
Universitetet i Stavanger
Founded 1994
Accreditation Ministry of Education and Research (Kunnskapsdepartementet); Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (Nasjonalt organ for kvalitet i utdanningen – NOKUT)

Location and contacts

Address P.O. Box 8600 Forus
Stavanger, 4036
Norway
City population 145,000

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