Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu

country rank  9
world rank  1778

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University Overview

Founded in 1881, Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu (Metropolia 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: Espoo, Vantaa. Officially recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland), Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu (Metropolia) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Finnish higher education institution. Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu (Metropolia) 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 139 years old Finnish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. Metropolia 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.

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University Identity

Name
Name Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Acronym Metropolia
Founded 1881
Motto Osaamista ja oivallusta tulevaisuuden tekemiseen
Expertise and insight for the future

University Location

Address Myllypurontie 1; PL 4000
Helsinki
00920 Uusimaa
Finland
Tel +358 (20) 783 5000
Fax +358 (20) 783 5154
Other locations Espoo, Vantaa

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 Not reported
Admission Office Bulevardi 29
Helsinki 00180
(20) 783 5000

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 2 February 2021