UMEA UNIVERSITY - [UMU], UMEA

Umea, VasterbottenLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1965Established Year
  16762Enrollment

Umea University, the 5th oldest university of Sweden, was established in 1965 in Umea, Sweden. It ranks 46th in the THE “Golden Age” universities 2018 and 5th in Europe in terms of International Student Satisfaction. It also ranks 26th in the Arts and Design category of QS rankings.

Highlights

University TypePublic research university
Campus SettingUrban
Application Portaluniversityadmissions.se
No. of Departments39
Research Centres16
Type of ProgramsFull-time; Distance
On Campus residenceNo
Residence Permit RequiredYes
Partner Universities399
Admission Helpline4690 786 5000

Programs, Residence and Campus

  • There are total 44 international programs that are taught in English.
  • Master’s degree programs range between 1-2 years.
  • The international Housing Office helps its fee-paying students in finding an accommodation for a maximum of 2 academic years.
  • Students wanting to enroll for more than one year program type need to give a proof that they can support themselves for 10 months by paying 8,370 SEK per month as living expenses.

Umea University Admissions

  • Application Form: All the students have to apply to the university programs through the national portal for admission – universityadmissions.se
  • Common requirements: Transcripts
  • Language Proficiency Tests: Equivalent to English course 6
  • Test Scores: GMAT
  • The application fee: 900 SEK
  • Additional requirements: Mathematical requirements (for bachelor’s), thesis work, other subject wise requirements
  • Intake Window: 16 October – 15 January

English Proficiency Test

For getting accepted in Umea University, the student can submit any of the below mentioned scores. These scores are equivalent to the accepted English course 6 level taught at the Swedish senior secondary level.

IELTS6.5 or more
TOEFL90 - iBT
575 - PBT
PTE62
Cambridge Michigan Language Assessment/Cambridge ESOL-

Tuition Fee

CategoryCost per year
Architecture1,87,200 SEK
Arts93,000 SEK
Business93,000 SEK
Design2,92,500 SEK
Fine Arts3,64,500 SEK
Health1,48,400 SEK
Law93,000 SEK
National Sciences1,42,800 SEK
Social Sciences93,000 SEK
Sports Sciences2,09,300 SEK
Teaching/ Education1,26,200 SEK
Technology (IT)1,42,800 SEK

Scholarships

The university offers various scholarships to its international students in the form of tuition fee-waiver. In Autumn 2018, 40 scholarships were awarded to the students in the various disciplines. The candidates for these scholarships are selected on the basis of their academic merit.

Additionally, the Swedish Institute also grants scholarships to the selected non-EU/EEA students which cover their tuition fee, cost of living, etc.

Find a Program
$9,830 - 18,023 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$9,830 - 36,593 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$6,016 PER
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$9,830 - 18,023 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$9,830 - 153,383 PER
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$9,830 - 18,023 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 years
$9,830 - 36,593 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$9,830 - 153,383 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 years
$9,830 - 36,593 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$19,115 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$9,830 - 18,023 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 years
$9,830 - 36,593 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$9,830 - 18,023 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 14,746
Bachelors Tuition Fees$153382.9
Post graduate Tuition Fees$14746.35
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 26,000
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
16,762
International Students
1,843
Male : Female Ratio
40:60
Student : Faculty Ratio
12:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( SEASON )
Application Fee
$ 900
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
-
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 90
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Breakdown of Ranking
  • 2019
  • Global Rank (Out of 1250)
    #280
    Score (Out of 100)
    #55.8

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