Facts and Figures

Facts about University College Utrecht: founded in 1998, 750 students, 20 academic fields, 230 courses, 50% Dutch and 50% international students, 70 nationalities, classes of 20 students on average

Out of our students, 735 study for a degree. In 2019, we had further 113 exchange students from our partner universities, while 82 degree students went on exchange. 

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See the top 5 non-Dutch nationalities of our students in the graphic.

Top Rated Programme 2020


The Keuzegids (Dutch study choice guide) assesses about 400 bachelor programs on success rates, quality of education, quality of teaching, facilities and more. University College Utrecht has been awarded the Top Rated Programme quality seal since 2013 annually. We score particularly well on quality of the study programme and the lecturers, and are praised by experts.


University College Utrecht is accredited by the NVAO, the Accreditation Organization of the Netherlands and Flanders. We have consistently been in the top 5 in Elsevier Magazine’s survey among Dutch institutes of higher education, and are rated positively by our students in the annual National Student Survey (Nationale Studentenenquête or NSE).

Several university rankings rank Utrecht University as the best university in the Netherlands and among the top 20 universities in Europe. Read more about Utrecht University in rankings