Annual Report 2016 Is Published

20.04.2017

More students graduated in the year 2016 from Metropolia than in the previous year, completing a total of 2,559 Bachelor's degrees and 409 Master's degrees. 

A total of 16,680 students studied at Metropolia, making us the biggest university of applied sciences (UAS) in Finland.

Applicants considered us an attractive university of applied sciences. Metropolia had the highest number of applicants compared with other UASs and universities.

For example these pieces of information are available in the annual report 2016 found on the Metropolia web pages. The report gives you an overall view of last year´s operations, key figures, financial statements and future challenges.

English version

Finnish version

Contact information

Jorma Uusitalo
Director, Finance and Administration
tel. +358 9 7424 5008

Riitta Konkola
Managing Director, President
tel. +358 9 7424 5003


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