The Miguel Hernández University of Elche has 4 campuses (Elche, Sant Joan d’Alacant, Orihuela, and Altea) and 75 buildings whose total surface area covers 947,635 m2. Its constructed surface area is 209,876 m2. Established in 1996, academic activities began in the 1997/98 academic year.
There are 16,000 full-time students and 24,500 alumni since the University’s creation. Its budget for 2014 is 87,205,585 €.
The Miguel Hernández University has 7 faculties (Faculty of Fine Arts, Faculty of Experimental Sciences, Faculty of Social and Legal Sciences of Elche, Faculty of Social and Legal Sciences of Orihuela, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Faculty of Pharmacy and Faculty of Medicine) and 2 schools (School of Engineering of Elche and School of Engineering of Orihuela).
Regarding academics, the Miguel Hernández University of Elche offers 24 bachelor’s degrees, 50 master’s degrees and 16 doctoral programs. Annual tuition varies between 978,60 € (experimentality level 1 degrees) and 1493,40 € (experimentality level 5 degrees).