Established in 1979, the Lapin yliopisto (University of Lapland) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Rovaniemi (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Lapland. Officially recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland), Lapin yliopisto (LY) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Finnish higher education institution. Lapin yliopisto (LY) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor's degrees, master's degrees and doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 44-year-old Finnish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 10-19% making this Finnish higher education organization an extremely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LY also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
|Address||Yliopistonkatu 8, PO Box 122
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The following Lapin yliopisto's Study Areas/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main study areas and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify Lapin yliopisto's academic range and degree level offering.
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uniRank publishes below some basic Lapin yliopisto's admission information.
This institution admits Men and Women (coed).
Has Lapin yliopisto a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.
Lapin yliopisto's acceptance rate range is 10-19% making this institution an extremely selective higher education institution.
International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.
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uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for Lapin yliopisto.
Lapin yliopisto has an enrollment range of 4,000-4,999 students making it a small-sized institution.
This institution has a range of 200-299 academic employees (Faculty).
Lapin yliopisto is a public higher education institution.
Lapin yliopisto is a non-profit higher education institution.
This institution's main campus is located in a Urban setting.
This institution adopts a Semesters type of academic calendar.
Lapin yliopisto does not have any religious affiliation.
uniRank provides below an overview of Lapin yliopisto's main facilities:
This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.
uniRank provides below an overview of Lapin yliopisto's main services:
This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.
This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.
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Lapin yliopisto is legally recognized and/or accredited by: Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi
Year of first Recognition or Accreditation
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Academic divisions can provide valuable insights into the range of disciplines and study areas a University focuses on and the institution's level of specialization. Generalist Universities typically offer a wide range of academic programs and have many academic divisions and subdivisions across different disciplines, while Specialized Universities tend to focus on a narrower range of programs within a specific field or industry and have fewer academic divisions and a simplified organizational structure.
uniRank provides below a structural diagram of the first-level academic divisions of the Lapin yliopisto 's organizational structure; feel free to submit any relevant missing division.
This higher education institution is not a member of the Open Education Global (OEGlobal) organization that is developing, implementing and supporting free open education and free online courses. View a list of Open Education Global members by country.
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