This is why students choose Tio

Do you want to know why students choose Tio? See below where Tio stands for and why students love to choose Tio and its study programmes

  • Small-scale and personal

    Tio’s education is very personal. This past academic year, the average class consisted of just 11 students. Because of the small classes, you will have extensive personal contact with your lecturers and your fellow students.

  • Excellent

    Tio stimulates its students to excel by means of e.g. an honours programme, management positions during projects and participation in external competitions. Furthermore, Tio stimulates participation in external competitions. The small lecture groups are the ideal environment to show off your qualities and complete your studies quickly.

  • Entrepreneurial

    As a private university of applied sciences, Tio can respond quickly to demands from the industry and to students’ wishes. Anything suggested today can be implemented tomorrow. Tio strives to instil its entrepreneurial spirit in every one of its students.

  • Motivated students

    Studying at Tio is a conscious choice. More than 70% of the bachelor students pay for (part of) their bachelor programme themselves, which makes them even more motivated to succeed. This leads to excellent results and enthusiastic lecturers.

  • Accelerated studying

    At Tio, you can earn your bachelor’s degree in just three years. This is the result of the intensive nature of Tio’s programmes: you have a lot of lectures and take part in a internship during the summer. 

  • International opportunities

    Tio has an extensive international network. All students gain international experience like international internships, graduating internationally or studying abroad at one of Tio’s partner universities.

  • Affordable for everyone

    Tio is affordable for anyone with DUO’s student finance. Based on an average starting wage, you only have to pay back €21 per month after you graduate. More than 75% of Tio’s students pay for (part of) their education themselves, which makes them even more motivated to succeed.

  • Tio leads the way

    For years, Tio’s bachelor programmes  have been earning the highest scores in the independent Higher Education Guide, which is based on the National Student Survey (NSE).

    Tio has an excellent reputation and has been renowned for almost 50 years for the quality of its education. All of Tio's bachelor’s degrees and vocational training programmes have been elected as the best in their respective fields by the Higher Education Guide and the Vocational Training Guide (Keuzegids Hbo en Mbo). “In first place, there is the private Tio University of Applied Sciences, which has locations in five cities. Students are very positive about this school,” says the Higher Education Guide.

    Tio offers the following bachelor’s degrees:

    Number one position

    Tio’s bachelor programmes have once again taken the top spot in the Higher Education Guide, for the eighth year in a row. Tio has been earned the highest scores when it comes to facilitating studying with a disability for a number of years now. 

  • Lecturers from the industry

    Tio’s lecturers are professionals with extensive experience in their field. They transfer their practical experience directly onto the students. Nearly all of them have a master’s degree.

  • National organisation

    The quality and actuality of  Tio’s education is safeguarded  because lecturers from various  campuses develop the courses  together. Students are guaranteed  to have an interesting  internship because of Tio's  national network and excellent  contacts with the industry.