Our University

The Catholic University of Valencia (UCV) has quickly become an incomparable center of creativity, radiating knowledge for the good of society, and providing its 11,000 undergraduate, 4,500 graduate, and 400 international students with a university experience of the absolute highest quality. By uniting faith and reason, the UCV seeks to facilitate a strong college community through an atmosphere of academic friendship, while also providing a highly personalized experience for each student.

Professors at the UCV are first and foremost, “maestros” or teachers. Across all schools/faculties and academic disciplines, professors engage students in vibrant dialogues, ensuring that each student develops her/his talents and finds the necessary skills for future success, both professionally and in life.

Exciting academic and professional opportunities abound at the UCV. Students may pursue a degree in any one of the University’s ten schools / faculties and nearly 30 majors. These include: The School of Science, Psychology and Education; The Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Science; The School of Physiotherapy and Podiatry; The School of Philosophy, Anthropology and Social Work; The Faculty of Veterinary and Experimental Sciences (including Marine Science); The Faculty of Economics and Business; The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry; The School of Law; The Faculty of Canon Law; and The School of Nursing.

Learning extends far beyond the classroom at UCV too. Students have access to a rich variety of community service opportunities, professional internships, clubs, associations, and intercollegiate and intramural sports.

Useful information

The university is reorganized in ten schools: The School of Medicine and Dentistry; the School of Law; the School of Psychology, Teacher Training and Sciences of Education; the School of Sciences of Physical Activity and Sports; the School of Physiotherapy and Podiatry; the School of Philosophy, Anthropology and Social Work; the School of Veterinary and Experimental Sciences; the School of Economics and Business Sciences; the School of Nursing and the School of Canon Law.

Student Enrollment (2013 database): Undergraduate: 11040
Postgraduate: 4437
Exchange/International Students: 538
International agreements: 160
Grading System Course Grade Interpretation

Grade Point Equivalent

10 Matrícula de Honor A+ 70% - 100% First Class Honours (1)
9-10 Sobresaliente A
60% - 69% Second Class (Upper) Honours (2:1)
7-9 Notable B
50% - 59% Second Class (Lower) Honours (2:2)
5-7 Aprobado C 45% - 49% Third Class Honours (3)
D 40% - 44% Pass Degree

Where we are


Plaza Almoina Office

Pl. Almoina, nº 3 - 46001 Valencia - Spain

Phone nr.:

+34 96 192 75 90

Email: admissions@ucv.es