Centria University of Applied Sciences

country rank  31
world rank  7079

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University Overview

Founded in 1995, Centria ammattikorkeakoulu (Centria University of Applied Sciences) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the medium-sized town of Kokkola (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Central Ostrobothnia. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Ylivieska, Pietarsaari. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland), Centria ammattikorkeakoulu (Centria) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Centria ammattikorkeakoulu (Centria) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details.

University Identity

Name Centria University of Applied Sciences
Acronym Centria
Founded 1995
Colours Scarlet

University Location

Address Talonpojankatu 2
Kokkola (population range: 10,000-49,999)
67100 Central Ostrobothnia
T +358 (6) 825 2081
F +358 (6) 825 2075
Other locations Ylivieska, Pietarsaari

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
0-1,000 US$
(0-750 Euro)
Int'l student 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 Not reported
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Not reported
Campus Setting Not reported
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Centria University of Applied Sciences's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi


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Academic Structure

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