Facts and Figures

The essentials about us in a nutshell.

university college utrecht

University College Utrecht was founded in 1998 as the first university college in the Netherlands.

academic fields

Every year we offer around 230 courses in Humanities, Social Sciences and Science, representing more than 20 different academic fields. We also have Double Degree programmes in Law and Physics. Our classes have 20 students on average.

available places

We have 250 places for incoming students and receive around 1,000 applications per year.


We have around 750 students in total. In 2020, 520 of them were female and 203 male.


There are nearly 70 different nationalities on campus. In 2020, 328 of the students were Dutch. The next best represented nationalities are German, French, Italian and Indian.


166 students received their BA or BSc degree in Spring and 45 students in Fall 2020.

partners around the globe

We have more than 50 partner universities around the world. In Spring 2020, we received 56 exchange students, and 43 of our students went on exchange. Due to the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic, our student exchange could take place only marginally in Fall 2020.