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USN is the second largest University College in Norway

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The University College of Southeast Norway (USN) is the Norway’s second largest state-owned university college, measured in the total number of students.  USN is headed by Rector Petter Aasen.

We are approximately 20,000 students and 1,500 staff, spread over eight campuses: Drammen, Vestfold, Kongsberg, Ringerike, , Notodden, Porsgrunn and Rauland.

USN aims to have a regional foundation, and with eight campuses, we have a strong and clear presence in one of Norway’s most exciting and dynamic regions.

USN was established on 1 January 2016, when Buskerud and Vestfold University College merged with Telemark University College.

The University College of Southeast Norway is an accredited higher education institution.

Welcome to USN!