Vaasan yliopisto

country rank  11
world rank  1930

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University Overview

Established in 1966, Vaasan yliopisto (University of Vaasa) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Vaasa (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Ostrobothnia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland), Vaasan yliopisto (UVA) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 5,000-5,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Vaasan yliopisto (UVA) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 53 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name University of Vaasa
Acronym UVA
Founded 1966
Colours White, yellow and gray

University Location

Address PO Box 700
Vaasa (population range: 50,000-249,999)
65101 Ostrobothnia
T +358 (29) 449 8000
F +358 (6) 324 8179

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Wolffintie 34, PO Box 700
Vaasa 65101
+358 (29) 449 8134
(6) 324 8111

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • EPAS

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019