List of 36 best universities in Finland

We ranked 36 best universities in Finland based on their reputation, research performance, and alumni impact. We processed 10.2M citations received by 271K publications made by 36 universities in Finland, measured the popularity of 786 recognized alumni, and utilized the largest available links database (to compare non-academic prominence).

#1 in Finland
#17 in Europe
#87 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
31,312
Founded
1640
#2 in Finland
#153 in Europe
#382 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
11,440
Founded
2010
#3 in Finland
#158 in Europe
#397 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
20,800
Male:Female
38:62
Founded
1920
#4 in Finland
#181 in Europe
#441 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
2,900
Founded
1958
#5 in Finland
#199 in Europe
#502 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
30,000
Founded
1925
#6 in Finland
#205 in Europe
#521 in the World
Enrollment
13,870
Male:Female
40:60
Founded
1934
#7 in Finland
#231 in Europe
#589 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Enrollment
15,500
Founded
2010
#8 in Finland
#338 in Europe
#887 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1918
#9 in Finland
#458 in Europe
#1307 in the World
Enrollment
5,300
Founded
1969
#10 in Finland
#604 in Europe
#1826 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1966
#11 in Finland
#644 in Europe
#1985 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1979
#12 in Finland
#729 in Europe
#2330 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1909
#13 in Finland
#875 in Europe
#3008 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,600
Founded
1996
#14 in Finland
#888 in Europe
#3055 in the World
Enrollment
16,400
Founded
1881
#15 in Finland
#947 in Europe
#3344 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
7,400
Founded
1992
#16 in Finland
#987 in Europe
#3554 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
1,935
Founded
2013
#17 in Finland
#1045 in Europe
#3865 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1998
#18 in Finland
#1050 in Europe
#3889 in the World
Enrollment
7,543
Founded
1995
#19 in Finland
#1093 in Europe
#4114 in the World
Enrollment
10,500
Founded
1991
#20 in Finland
#1103 in Europe
#4180 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
2014
#21 in Finland
#1124 in Europe
#4254 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
9,000
Founded
1992
#22 in Finland
#1162 in Europe
#4433 in the World
Enrollment
6,000
Founded
1997
#23 in Finland
#1173 in Europe
#4498 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
4,800
Founded
1995
#24 in Finland
#1201 in Europe
#4659 in the World
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1994
#25 in Finland
#1239 in Europe
#4842 in the World
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1991
#26 in Finland
#1261 in Europe
#4970 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1998
#27 in Finland
#1305 in Europe
#5224 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1996
#28 in Finland
#1322 in Europe
#5326 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
2016
#29 in Finland
#1362 in Europe
#5491 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
3,000
Founded
1996
#30 in Finland
#1395 in Europe
#5618 in the World
Enrollment
2,443
Founded
1998
#31 in Finland
#1484 in Europe
#6142 in the World
Enrollment
2,500
Founded
1995
#32 in Finland
#1543 in Europe
#6448 in the World
Enrollment
3,230
Founded
1996
#33 in Finland
#1563 in Europe
#6563 in the World
Enrollment
2,200
Founded
1992
#34 in Finland
#1744 in Europe
#7504 in the World
Enrollment
3,500
Founded
1992
#35 in Finland
#1778 in Europe
#7682 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Enrollment
600
Founded
2003
#36 in Finland
#2101 in Europe
#8799 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
3,696
Founded
1992

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

Average cost of living for students in Finland is $730 + $100-718 for rent (depends on where to live: dormitory, renting with a roommate or solo).