Number of university students in Finland 2021, by university
Most university students were women in 2021
In the academic year of 2021, starting on the 1st of August, almost 20 thousand of registered students at the University of Helsinki were women, while only 10.9 thousand were men. Out of the largest universities, only Aalto University had the opposite gender distribution, with 12 thousand male students and 6.7 thousand female students.
Over three thousand women completed their degree in the University of Helsinki 2021
The University of Helsinki was leading in the number of completed qualifications and degrees during the academic year of 2021, with 3.7 thousand women and 1.6 thousand men completing their qualification or degree. In the academic year 2019/20, roughly 5.4 percent of students in Finnish universities discontinued their studies.