Lapin yliopisto

Lapin yliopisto Ranking

country rank: 14
world rank: 2561

University Overview

Established in 1979, Lapin yliopisto ranking (University of Lapland)  is a non-profit public higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Rovaniemi (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Lapland. Officially recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture of Finland), Lapin yliopisto ranking (LY) is a small (Topuniversitieslist enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational Finnish higher education institution. LY(Lapin yliopisto Ranking) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the Topuniversitieslist degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 41 years old Finnish higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Finnish higher education organization a most selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. LY 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.

Lapin yliopisto Ranking

University Identity

Name Lapin yliopisto
Acronym LY
Founded 1979

University Location

Address Yliopistonkatu 8, PO Box 122 Rovaniemi 96101 Lapland Finland
Tel +358 (16) 341 341
Fax +358 (16) 341 2207

Yearly Tuition Range

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 students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Yliopistonkatu 8 Rovaniemi 96300 (16) 341 341

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes
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


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

European University Association (EUA)

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