Prospective Degree Students

Entrance Examinations

Entrance examinations at the premises of Vaasa University of Applied Sciences will be held as follows:

  • Information Technology: 6th April 2018 (Wolffintie 30, Vaasa)
    Exam in Mathematics, Physics/Chemistry, Logical Deduction and compulsory English section included in the entrance examination.  All exam parts must be passed for acceptance. ( Grading scale is 0-40 points)

  • International Business: 11th April 2018 (Wolffintie 30, Vaasa)
    Multiple choice questions, mathematical-logical section, essay, a group interview and compulsory English section included in the entrance examination. All exam parts must be passed for acceptance. (Grading scale is 0-40 points)

Details of dates and venues will be informed to the applicants in the invitation letter sent by email in March.

Vaasa UAS co-operates with other UAS' in the same field of study. Applicant receives only one invitation from the highest preference in the entrance examination group. The result of the examination is accepted in all the co-operating degree programmes applicant has applied to.

How are applicants admitted?

Selection Method 1: Entrance Examination (50% of applicants)

  • International Business (0-40 points, all exam parts must be passed for acceptance)
  • Information Technology (0-40 points, all exam parts must be passed for acceptance)

Selection Method 2: SAT Test (50 % of applicants)

  • International Business (minimum score of 400 from Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and 400 from Mathematic).
  • Information Technology (minimum score of 400 from Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and 400 from Mathematic).

Entrance examinations outside Finland

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The invitation letters to the entrance examinations will be sent to all eligible applicants by email in early March 2018. All entrance examinations outside Finland will be arranged 21.-27.3.2018.   Details of the venues and dates will be informed to the eligible applicants in the invitation letter.

Entrance examination countries are decided on a yearly basis. in spring 2018 exams will be arranged in countries listed below.  Please note that changes may occur.

Applicant can choose in the online application form in which country he/she wants to participate in the entrance examination. All applicants are also given an opportunity to take exam in Finland. If you are planning to come to Finland to participate in the entrance examination you should check whether you need a visa to enter Finland. Some Finnish embassies may have a policy of not granting visas to Finland for exam purposes.

International Business and Information Technology:

  • Brazil (TBA)

  • China (Wuhan)

  • Germany (Frankfurt)

  • Great Britain (London)

  • Hungary (Budapest)

  • India (TBA)

  • Kazakhstan (Astana)

  • Kenya (Nairobi)

  • Nepal (Kathmandu)

  • Russia (St. Petersburg, Moscow)

  • USA (Chicago)

  • Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City)