Costa de Valencia is a College Preparatory school in Valencia dedicated to teaching since 1995. With an unbeatable location, right in the university district of Valencia, the school offers foreign students who wish to enter university a preparation course for the Spanish University Entry Exam. This course prepares the students to pass the official Spanish National Exams for accessing the university in Spain.
Costa de Valencia provides a personalized follow-up that favors the evolution of the student. This College Preparatory school in Valencia can carry this methodology thanks to the work in small groups. Since Costa de Valencia is also a Spanish language school their teaching method is also adapted to non-native speakers.
Costa de Valencia is accredited by the Instituto Cervantes and is also an Official Cambridge Exam Preparation Center. These recognitions guarantee high-quality classes, taught by qualified teachers with extensive teaching experience.
There are more than 80 universities in Spain, about 50 are public and the rest are private. All the universities in Spain offer a wide range of Bachelor's and Master's Degrees, open to international students. The universities in Spain are placed all over the country. Valencia has 4 major universities; the University of Valencia, Polytechnic University, Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera, and the Universidad Católica San Vicente Mártir Valencia. Costa de Valencia is the best college preparatory school in Valencia and it will provide the support you need to pass the Spanish university access exam.
The university access exam (PCE/EBAU) is a written test required for foreign students who wish to enroll in a Spanish university
The exam is made up of a minimum of 4 subjects, 2 specifics (depend on the modality chosen, sciences or humanities), and 2 general. The exam results will be considered in the admission procedures by the Spanish universities, the higher the grade, the more chances you will have to study the degree of your choice.
The maximum mark is 14 points, 10 from a maximum of 60% that comes from the last two years of baccalaureate and 40% from the average of the marks obtained in the university access exam (PCE/EBAU).
The exam usually takes place between the last week of May and the first week of June. In order to take the exam, students need to apply for it on the UNEDassis platform.
All the non-EU students need to recognize their high school studies in Spain, a procedure called homologation in Spanish. The studies must be approved by the Ministry of Education of Spain in order to get admission to a university in Spain.
The school offers an additional service of assistance to help the students with the university pre-registration procedure.
The school can offer a Guardianship certificate for minors. The legal guardian must be located in Spain. He has to write a letter confirming his personal details stating that he will be responsible for the minor during his stay in Spain. Students under 18 years old need this certificate in order to get a Student Visa to study in Spain.
Costa de Valencia organizes university access mock exams every quarter in order to better prepare the students for the real exams.
Costa de Valencia requires a minimum level of Spanish of B1 (Common European Framework of Reference) in order to join the university access exam preparatory course. Students with a lower Spanish level can take intensive Spanish lessons at Costa de Valencia until they reach the necessary level.
Valencia is a beautiful Spanish city, inexpensive when compared to other Spanish cities. The city is located in the east of Spain, right in front of the Mediterranean sea. It has a pleasant climate with an average temperature of 22 degrees.
Valencia is very well located inside Spain being at the same distance of Madrid and Barcelona, making it very easy to visit any of the major cities in Spain while living in a cheaper and calmer area.
Costa de Valencia is located in the university district, very close to the public universities of Valencia, the European University and ESIC.
International students must pass the Spanish university access entrance exams (PCE/EBAU/UNED) in order to access a public university in Spain. This College Preparatory school in Valencia offers several preparatory courses for international students, all of the courses are available for the sciences and humanities paths. Costa de Valencia also offers these courses combined with Spanish lessons (ELE) for the students that still need to improve their Spanish level:
• PCE/EBAU 1 (9 months)
• PCE/EBAU 2 (6 months)
• PCE/EBAU 2 + ELE 1 (6 months + 3 months)
• PCE/EBAU 1 + ELE 1 (9 months + 3 months)
• PCE/EBAU 2 + ELE 2 (6 months + 6 months)
The standard PCE/EBAU course has a duration of 9 months. It is possible to join the PCE/EBAU 2 only with the approval of the Head of Studies
PCE/EBAU 1 (September to June)
PCE/EBAU 2 (January to June)
PCE/EBAU 2 + ELE 1 (September to June)
PCE/EBAU 1 + ELE 1 (Jun to June)
PCE/EBAU 2 + ELE 2 (Jun to June)
COURSE HOURS PER WEEK≈ 20
Tuition Cost Breakdown
Note: The academic fees shown above include teaching materials, welcome folder with additional information, level test, ongoing assessment, final certificate of attendance, activities, Wi-Fi, book loan, and emergency phone number.
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