Accreditation & Ranking

The Keuzegids (Dutch study choice guide) 2019 has awarded University College Utrecht the Top Rated Programme quality seal. The Keuzegids assessed about 400 bachelor programs on success rates, quality of education, quality of teaching, facilities and more. UCU scores particularly well on quality of the study programme and the lecturers, and is praised by experts. The Top Rated Programme quality seal has been awarded to UCU yearly since 2013.

UCU is accredited by the NVAO, the Accreditation Organization of the Netherlands and Flanders.

Elsevier magazine's extensive survey among Dutch institutes of higher education has frequently named UCU the best university college in the Netherlands.

In the yearly national student survey (Nationale Studentenenquete or NSE) UCU is consistently rated very positively by its students.

Utrecht University in Rankings

University College Utrecht is part of Utrecht University, a highly ranked research university. Multiple university rankings rank Utrecht University as the best university in the Netherlands and as part of the top 20 universities in Europe. Read more about Utrecht University in rankings