Universidad de Cantabria

country rank  36
world rank  1145

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University Overview

Established in 1972, Universidad de Cantabria (University of Cantabria) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the large town of Santander (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Cantabria. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España (Ministry of Education and Vocational Training, Spain), Universidad de Cantabria (UC) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Universidad de Cantabria (UC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 47 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations.

University Identity

Name University of Cantabria
Acronym UC
Founded 1972

University Location

Address Pabellón de GobierNo. Avenida de Los Castros, s/n
Santander (population range: 50,000-249,999)
39005 Cantabria
T +34 942201001
F +34 942201070

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Universidad de Cantabria's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Ministerio de Educación y Formación Profesional, España

Year of first Accreditation


Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Open Education Consortium (OEC)

Academic Structure


Social Media


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Online Courses

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Open Education Consortium

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