Turun ammattikorkeakoulu

country rank  16
world rank  3110

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University Overview

Established in 1996, Turun ammattikorkeakoulu (Turku University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Turku (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Southwest Finland. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Salo, Loimaa, Uusikaupunki. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland), Turun ammattikorkeakoulu (TUAS) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 9,000-9,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Turun ammattikorkeakoulu (TUAS) 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 23 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. 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.

University Identity

Name Turku University of Applied Sciences
Acronym TUAS
Founded 1996
Motto Unlimited opportunities!
Colours Blue and yellow

University Location

Address Joukahaisenkatu 3 A
Turku (population range: 50,000-249,999)
20520 Southwest Finland
T +358 (2) 263 350
F +358 (2) 2633 5791
Other locations Salo, Loimaa, Uusikaupunki

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)

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 20-30%
Admission Office Joukahaisenkatu 3, A-Wing
Turku 20520
+358 (2) 263 350

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 9,000-9,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Turun ammattikorkeakoulu's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019