List of Swiss universities by enrollment

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This is a list of Swiss universities and other higher education institutions according to the size of their student population recognized by the Federal Higher Education Act, HEdA.[1]

Universities and higher education institutions by size[edit]

Rank Institution Total students Year
1 University of Zurich 25,827
2 University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland 20,811[2] 2017
3 ETH Zurich 20,607[3] 2017
4 University of Geneva 18,050 2019
5 University of Bern 18,019 2019
6 Zurich University of Applied Sciences 15,334
7 University of Lausanne 15,325
8 University of Basel 12,282
9 École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne 10,686[4] 2017
10 University of Fribourg 10,366
11 University of St. Gallen 9,183
12 University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland 7,500
13 Bern University of Applied Sciences 6,775
14 Lucerne University of Applied Sciences 5,033
15 University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland 4,360[5]
16 University of Neuchâtel 4,173[6] 2017
17 Università della Svizzera italiana 2,811
18 École hôtelière de Lausanne 2,300
19 University of Lucerne 3,007
20 Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences ~1,300

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Members" (in German, French, Italian, and English). Berne, Switzerland: swissuniversities. 2016. Retrieved 2018-01-01.
  2. ^ STATISTIQUES ETUDIANTES ET ETUDIANTS HES-SO
  3. ^ ETH Zürich Annual Report 2017
  4. ^ École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne 2017 annual report
  5. ^ "University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland press release" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2012-01-25.
  6. ^ UniNE Annual Report 2017

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