Top 36 universities in Finland: Rankings & Acceptance rate

  1. University of Helsinki logo
    Acceptance Rate
    17%
    Enrollment
    31,312
    Founded
    1640
  2. University of Tampere logo
    Acceptance Rate
    9%
    Enrollment
    30,000
    Founded
    1925
  3. Aalto University logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    11,440
    Founded
    2010
  4. University of Jyvaskyla logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    13,870
    Male:Female
    40:60
    Founded
    1934
  5. University of Turku logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    20,323
    Male:Female
    38:62
    Founded
    1920
  6. University of Oulu logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    2,900
    Founded
    1958
  7. University of Eastern Finland logo
    Acceptance Rate
    21%
    Enrollment
    15,500
    Founded
    2010
  8. Abo Akademi University logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1918
  9. Lappeenranta University of Technology logo
    Enrollment
    5,300
    Founded
    1969
  10. University of Lapland logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    6,000
    Founded
    1979
  11. Metropolia University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    16,400
    Founded
    1881
  12. Turku University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    9,600
    Founded
    1996
  13. University of Vaasa logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1966
  14. Savonia University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    6,000
    Founded
    1998
  15. Oulu University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    20%
    Enrollment
    9,000
    Founded
    1992
  16. Hame University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    7,543
    Founded
    1995
  17. Hanken School of Economics logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1909
  18. Lahti University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    1991
  19. HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    10,500
    Founded
    1991
  20. Laurea University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    7,400
    Founded
    1992
  21. Jyvaskyla University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    8,500
    Founded
    1994
  22. University of the Arts Helsinki logo
    Acceptance Rate
    5%
    Enrollment
    1,935
    Founded
    2013
  23. Seinajoki University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    15%
    Enrollment
    4,800
    Founded
    1995
  24. South-East Finland University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    4,500
    Founded
    2016
  25. Diaconia University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    35%
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1996
  26. Satakunta University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    6,000
    Founded
    1997
  27. Arcada University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    2,443
    Founded
    1998
  28. Lapland University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    5,500
    Founded
    2014
  29. Novia University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1996
  30. Kajaani University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    2,200
    Founded
    1992
  31. Karelia University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    3,696
    Founded
    1992
  32. Centria University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    2,500
    Founded
    1995
  33. Vaasa University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    10%
    Enrollment
    3,230
    Founded
    1996
  34. Saimaa University of Applied Sciences logo
    Enrollment
    3,500
    Founded
    1992
  35. HUMAK University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    25%
    Enrollment
    1,500
    Founded
    1998
  36. Aland University of Applied Sciences logo
    Acceptance Rate
    65%
    Enrollment
    750
    Founded
    2003

The best cities to study in Finland based on the number of universities and their ranks are Helsinki, Tampere, Espoo, and Jyvaskyla.

Average cost of living for students in Finland is $734 + $96-686 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).