Karelia-ammattikorkeakoulu

country rank  22
world rank  4174

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University Overview

Established in 1992, Karelia-ammattikorkeakoulu (Karelia University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Joensuu (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), North Karelia. Officially recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland), Karelia-ammattikorkeakoulu (Karelia) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Finnish higher education institution. Karelia-ammattikorkeakoulu (Karelia) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 28 years old Finnish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 20-30% making this Finnish higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Karelia also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Name Karelia University of Applied Sciences
Acronym Karelia
Founded 1992

University Location

Address Tikkarinne 9
Joensuu
80200 North Karelia
Finland
Tel +358 (13) 260 600
Fax +358 (13) 260 6401

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
International
students
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 20-30%
Admission Office Tikkarinne 9
Joensuu 80100
(13) 260 6413

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Karelia-ammattikorkeakoulu's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021