Top 36 universities in Finland: Rankings & Acceptance rate

Rank
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University name
Acceptance rate
Acc. rate
City & State
1University of Helsinki5%Helsinki
2Aalto University15%Espoo
3University of JyvaskylaJyvaskyla
4University of OuluOulu
5University of Turku15%Turku
6University of Eastern FinlandJoensuu
7Abo Akademi UniversityTurku
8Lappeenranta University of TechnologyLappeenranta
9Metropolia University of Applied SciencesHelsinki
10Jyvaskyla University of Applied SciencesJyvaskyla
11University of Tampere5%Tampere
12Laurea University of Applied Sciences15%Vantaa
13Turku University of Applied Sciences25%Turku
14University of Lapland15%Rovaniemi
15Oulu University of Applied Sciences15%Oulu
16Hame University of Applied SciencesHameenlinna
17HUMAK University of Applied Sciences25%Helsinki
18University of the Arts Helsinki5%Helsinki
19HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied SciencesHelsinki
20Savonia University of Applied Sciences25%Kuopio
21Diaconia University of Applied Sciences35%Helsinki
22University of VaasaVaasa
23Seinajoki University of Applied Sciences15%Seinajoki
24Hanken School of EconomicsHelsinki
25Arcada University of Applied SciencesHelsinki
26Satakunta University of Applied SciencesPori
27Lahti University of Applied SciencesLahti
28Kajaani University of Applied SciencesKajaani
29South-East Finland University of Applied SciencesKotka
30Karelia University of Applied Sciences25%Joensuu
31Novia University of Applied SciencesVaasa
32Lapland University of Applied SciencesRovaniemi
33Aland University of Applied Sciences65%Mariehamn
34Saimaa University of Applied SciencesLappeenranta
35Centria University of Applied SciencesKokkola
36Vaasa University of Applied SciencesVaasa

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

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).