Official Statistics of Finland

University of applied sciences education

Producer: Statistics Finland

Latest release:
Education leading to a higher university of applied sciences degree increased further
17 Apr 2019
Corrected on 28 October 2019. The corrections are indicated in red.

Next release:
17 Apr 2020

Description: The statistics on university of applied sciences education contain data on new students in education leading to a university of applied sciences degree, students of universities of applied sciences, and university of applied sciences degrees. The information is based on data collected from the national database of higher education institutions (VIRTA). The data on students describe the situation on 20th of September. New students refer to those who have reported themselves for the first time as present or absent for the degree in question at the university of applied sciences concerned. The data on degrees relate to the whole calendar year. In accordance with the Statistics Act, the personal data from which these statistics are compiled are confidential. As a rule, the statistics produced from them are public.
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Change: Statistics renamed
14 Sep 2016
Polytechnic education Statistics will in future be published under the name University of applied sciences education.

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): University of applied sciences education [e-publication].
ISSN=2489-3196. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 3.4.2020].
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