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University Overview

Founded in 2010, Aalto-yliopisto (Aalto University) is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Espoo (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Uusimaa. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Helsinki. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi (Ministry of Education and Culture, Finland), Aalto-yliopisto (A?) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Aalto-yliopisto (A?) 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 uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 9 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this Finnish higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Aalto University
Acronym A?
Founded 2010 merger between Teknillisen korkeakoulun, established in 1849, Taideteollisen korkeakoulun, established in 1871, and Helsingin kauppakorkeakoulun, established in 1911
Motto Labor et scientia
Labor and Science
Colours Blue, yellow and red

University Location

Address Otakaari 1, room Y199a
Espoo (population range: 250,000-499,999)
02150 Uusimaa
T +358 (9) 470 01
F +358 (9) 470 25742
Other locations Helsinki

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 Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office Otakaari 1, room Y199a
Espoo 02150
+358 2944 29290

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Aalto-yliopisto's Library
Housing Not reported
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Not reported


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö, Suomi

Memberships and Affiliations

  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER)
  • Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research (CLUSTER)
  • Ge4 Network (GE4)
  • Technology Innovation International (TII)
  • Top Industrial Managers for Europe (TIME)
  • Société
  • Européenne pour la Formation des Ingénieurs (SEFI)
  • European Council of Landscape Architecture Schools (ECLAS)
  • European Association for International Education (EAIE)
  • Global Alliance in Management Education (CEMS)
  • European University Continuing Education Network (EUCEN)

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