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Catholic University of Louvain

Belgium

148th US-News World Ranking

Catholic University of Louvain Background and History

The Catholic University of Louvain is a Catholic, free university (state-funded) which was established in the year 1425 and is located in Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. The university is Belgium's largest French-speaking university and has three other campuses located in Brussels, Mons, and in Charleroi. 

Catholic University of Louvain Programs, Courses and Schools

The Catholic University of Louvain is composed of twelve faculties: Faculty of Theology, Faculty of Law and Criminology, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Philosophy, Arts and Literature, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, Faculty of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences, Faculty of Public Health, Faculty of Motor Sciences, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Architecture, and the Faculty of Biological, Agricultural and Environmental Engineering. The university comprises the following three schools; Economics School of Louvain, Louvain School of Management, and Louvain School of Engineering. The university also has four hospitals located in different areas of the country; Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, CHU UCLouvain Namur, CHU UCLouvain Dinant-Godinne, and Centre Hospitalier Neurologique William Lennox. The university also consists of many research and development institutes and centres. 

The Catholic University of Louvain has more than 31,611 students which include undergraduate and graduate students studying from diverse nationalities. The university has more than 5,815 faculty members. 

Catholic University of Louvain USP

The Catholic University of Louvain provides scholarship opportunities to the students on the basis of academic excellence. The university also Student Societies based around each faculty, those societies are named as Cercles. These Cercles coordinate and manage most of the students' animation and nightlife. Most Cercles run small bars to fund their activities, and also jointly operate a larger nightclub, "La Casa". The university has more than 10 libraries which are open to everyone. The libraries provide print and digital holdings, databases and a multitude of research tools. 

Catholic University of Louvain Notable Alumni

Notable alumni of the university includes Pall Skulason (Philosopher and former Rector of the University of Iceland) and Carlos Larrain (President of National Renewal (Chile).

Catholic University of Louvain Programs

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test

Application Requirements

Application Requirements

Average Academic Score

2.5
GPA
27
IB
60
Percentage

Cost

Fees

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific fees.

Deadlines

Bachelors: 1 March 

Masters: 1 March 

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific deadlines.

 

Catholic University of Louvain Rankings

Global

148
US News
189
QS
151 -200
Shanghai
164
Times Higher Education
165
Guardian
151
GTU Rank

Regional

Belgium
3
US News
3 -4
Shanghai

Regional

Europe
54
US News
54
Times Higher Education
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University Stats

University Stats
36700

Students

University Stats
31700

Undergraduates

University Stats
5000

Postgraduate

University Stats
4000

Faculty Strength

University Stats
9

Student Faculty Ratio

University Stats
4175

Tuition Fees

University Stats
4500

Living Cost

University Stats
2.5

Avg. GPA

University Stats
27

Avg. IB

University Stats
60
%

Avg. Percentage

University Stats
6.5

Avg. IELTS

* All cost are in EUR

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