Vaasan yliopisto

country rank  11
world rank  1706

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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 52 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. UVA also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
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
Finland
T +358 (29) 449 8000
F +358 (6) 324 8179

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection 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 Total Enrolment Range 5,000-5,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 500-599
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi


Year of first Accreditation
1966


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • EPAS

Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018