Saimaan ammattikorkeakoulu

country rank  27
world rank  5254

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Established in 1992, Saimaan ammattikorkeakoulu (Saimaa University of Applied Sciences) is a higher education institution located in the large town of Lappeenranta (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), South Karelia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Imatra. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland), Saimaan ammattikorkeakoulu (Saimaan AMK) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Saimaan ammattikorkeakoulu (Saimaan AMK) 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 27 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Saimaa University of Applied Sciences
Acronym Saimaan AMK
Founded 1992

University Location

Address Skinnarilankatu 36
Lappeenranta (population range: 50,000-249,999)
53850 South Karelia
T +358 (20) 496 6411
F +358 (20) 496 6505
Other locations Imatra

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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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 Skinnarilankatu 36
Lappeenranta 53850
+358 40 029 0422
+358 40 7406735

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Not reported
Entity Type Not reported
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation

Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019