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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 courses

Small-scale and personal

Tio locations are small and offer a friendly and safe atmosphere. In the 2015-2016 academic year, the weighted average – measured across all of Tio’s locations – was 11 students per lecture. The lecturers and staff know you by name, making Tio’s education highly personal.

Lots of guidance

Our lecturers inspire you to bring out the best in yourself. In addition to the large number of regular lectures, coaching sessions are scheduled during projects and scheduled study support is also available. We offer you all the guidance you need and do not leave you to your own devices. Cancelled lectures are guaranteed to be rescheduled.

Stimulating excellence

Tio loves stimulating talented students who want to excel. We have developed an honours programme especially for these students. Moreover, you can choose an extra minor, a management development work placement, an extra language or a higher level of language education. You can also excel by taking on a leadership role during one of the many projects or by earning a spot in the finals. 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.

Accelerated studying

After completing your general secondary education, pre-university education or vocational training, you can obtain your bachelor’s degree in just three years. This is the result of the intensive nature of Tio’s courses: you have a lot of lectures and take part in a work placement during the summer. 

Motivated students

The students that choose Tio make a conscious choice. More than 75% of Tio’s students (partly) fund their education themselves, and are therefore highly motivated. This leads to excellent results and passionate lecturers.

International opportunities

Tio has an extensive international network. All of our students spend some time abroad. You take part in one or more study trips and can choose an international (graduation) work placement or opt for a period studying abroad at one of our partner universities.

Private education for everyone

Tio’s high-quality education is affordable to everyone. DUO’s student finance provides sufficient coverage to finance a Tio bachelor course. With the introduction of the new student finance system, you are given a lot of extra time to pay off your student grant. After graduating, you only have to repay € 21 per month based on an average starting salary.

Tio leads the way

Tio has an excellent reputation and has been renowned for more than 47 years for the quality of its education. All of Tio University of Applied Sciences’ bachelor’s degrees and vocational training courses 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 achieves excellent scores in the “Best study courses” survey conducted by Elsevier and has been earned the highest scores when it comes to facilitating studying with a disability for a number of years now. Tio’s bachelor’s degrees are also awarded the highest marks in the National Student Survey (NSE). Its vocational training courses receive the highest scores in the JOB-monitor, which is also filled out by students.

Lecturers from the industry

Tio’s lecturers are professionals with extensive experience in their field of expertise. They transfer their practical experience directly onto the students. Furthermore, nearly all of our lecturers have a master’s degree. 

National organisation

With five locations spread all over the Netherlands and a head office in Utrecht, Tio is an national organisation. This makes Tio an attractive match for companies all over the country and it is part of the reason why Tio’s courses are highly rated in the business world. Many companies are happy to offer work placement positions to Tio students. Our nationwide operations also lead to increased impact and an excellent quality insurance.
Since all study courses are offered at all Tio locations, it is easy to transfer from one Tio location to another, even during the academic year.