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Rankings of the universities of applied sciences in Holland

Keuzegids HBO



Keuzegids is an independent league table designed to help students make the best choice about where to study. It compares and evaluates the quality of all 'hbo' degree programs in the Netherlands. Keuzegids HBO 2020 contains a description and critical evaluation of about 1200 bachelor's programs. The main criteria for evaluation are program's success rates, expert opinions from the accreditation of programs, and student opinions, employment rate after graduation, facilities, communication between lectors and students.


The best big Univerversities of Applied Sciences:

University Location Quantity of programs Overall score
Avans UAS Breda 56 69.5
Windesheim UAS Zwolle, Flevoland 59 66
NHL Stenden Leeuwarden, Emmen 68 63.5
Hanze Noord- Nederland 46 62
Fontys UAS Brabant, Limburg regions 101 61.5
Saxion UAS Enschede, Deventer, Apeldoorn 55 59.5
HAN Arnhem, Nijmegen  63 59
HR Rotterdam 59 55,5
Inholland UAS N.Z Holland 68 55
HU Utrecht, Amersfoort 56 53.5
HVA Amsterdam  49 53.5



The best middle- big Universities of Applied Sciences: 

University Location Quantity of programs Overall score
 CHE  Ede  9  74
 HZ  Vlissingen  21 66.5
 HAS  Den Bosch  13  66
 BREDA UAS  Breda  9  63
 Zuyd  Zuid- Limburg   33  61
 Aeres  Dronten, Wageningen  8  60.5
 Leiden UAS  Leiden  20  57.5
 HKU  Utrecht  9  55.5
 HVHL  Leeuwarden, Velp  16  53.5