Haaga-Helia's BBA education continues to attract applicants during the second joint application round in spring - demand for multimodal education is also clearly growing

The spring joint application for Finnish degree programmes ended on 30 March at 3 p.m. Applicant numbers dropped nationwide at all universities and universities of applied sciences with 20 000 fewer applications than a year ago.

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In the joint application that ended yesterday, a total of 13 859 applicants applied to study at Haaga-Helia. Compared to the previous year, the number of applicants decreased by 23 percent (2021: 18 035). In the second application round of the spring, applicants can apply to Finnish and Swedish implementations.

As during the previous years, education leading to a Bachelor of Business Administration degree kept its place as the most popular study option. This spring, the most popular degree programme was business administration (liiketalouden koulutus) with 3 785 applicants. The multimodal implementation of business administration education also attracted a large number of applications (2 384).

There was a subtle increase in the number of applicants for a bachelor's degree in information technology (tietojenkäsittelyn koulutus). A total of 1 425 applications were received for the daytime implementation of the programme (2021: 1 414). In addition, the number of primary applicants increased in the multimodal implementations of information technology and business administration in Helsinki and Porvoo. In general, there clearly is a growing interest towards multimodal and virtual implementations.

In the second joint application round in the spring, Haaga-Helia offered five degree programmes (implemented in Finnish) leading to a bachelor's degree and five programmes leading to a master's degree. In total, there are 1 572 available study places.

Entrance exams will be held in May-June

Haaga-Helia is organising a UAS entrance examination on the Pasila campus from 30 May to 1 June 2022 and on the Porvoo campus on 30 May 2022. Journalism education and Master's education have their own entrance exam process.

Important dates:

Note that this schedule applies to the degree programmes implemented in Finnish.

  • Applicants will be notified of the results of the certificate-based admission by 30.5.2022
  • The UAS entrance examination will be held from 30 May to 3 June 2022
  • Applicants will be notified of the admission results by 8 July 2022
  • Studies will begin in August 2022

Read more about the entrance exams and pre-assignments