Official Statistics of Finland

University of applied sciences education

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Numbers of polytechnic students and degrees are rising
19 Apr 2016
According to Statistics Finland's Education Statistics, nearly 130,000 students attended education leading to a polytechnic degree and around 10,000 students education leading to a higher polytechnic degree in 2015. The number of polytechnic degrees completed was 23,800 and that of higher polytechnic degrees 2,400. The numbers of both students and degrees rose slightly from the year before.

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19 Apr 2017

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 by Statistics Finland from universities of applied sciences.
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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: 26.3.2017].
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