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Established in 1996, Diakonia-ammattikorkeakoulu (Diaconia University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Helsinki (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Uusimaa. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Oulu, Pieksämäki, Pori, Turku. Officially recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland), Diakonia-ammattikorkeakoulu (DIAK) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational Finnish higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Lutheran religion. Diakonia-ammattikorkeakoulu (DIAK) 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 24 years old Finnish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 30-40% making this Finnish higher education organization a very selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. DIAK also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name Diaconia University of Applied Sciences
Acronym DIAK
Founded 1996

University Location

Address Kyläsaarenkuja 2
00580 Uusimaa
Tel +358 (29) 469 6000
Fax +358 (9) 4780 0774
Other locations Oulu, Pieksämäki, Pori, Turku

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
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
Admission Rate 30-40%
Admission Office Kyläsaarenkuja 2
Helsinki 00580
0400 725 384

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Other
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Lutheran Christian-Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland - evl.fi

Facilities and Services

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

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Academic Structure

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