Tuition fees and scholarships

Tuition fees are charged from Bachelor’s or Master’s level students studying in languages other than Finnish or Swedish. Tuition fees will be charged from citizens of a country outside the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland.

There are no tuition fees for those students who

  • have started their studies before 1 August, 2017
  • are citizens of EU/EEA/Switzerland
  • have an EU Blue Card
  • have a continuous residence permit card in Finland, Type A permit
  • have a permanent residence permit card in Finland, Type P permit
  • have an EU residence permit for third-country citizens with long-term residence permit card in Finland (Type P-EU)
  • have an EU Family Member's Residence Card in Finland

 

More information considering the tuition fees and who is obliged to pay them, can be found on the Studyinfo.fi site and accessed by using the link below:

'Am I required to pay tuition fees?'

Centria UAS offers a scholarship programme for students who are subject to paying tuition fees. 

For the next academic year 2020/2021, Centria has set the tuition fees and scholarships as follows:

(Applicable tuition fee must be paid in full according to instructions)

Degree programme Tuition fee/ Academic year Scholarship amount Conditions for scholarships
Bachelor of Business Administration (Business Management, Business Management - ERP, International Business) 7000 €* 50 % /
3500 €
If a student completed 55 ECTS (study credits) in his or hers first year at Centria, he or she can get a 50% discount from second year´s tuition fee. / If a student completed 110 ECTS in his or hers first and second year at Centria, he or she can get a 50% discount from third year´s tuition fee.
Bachelor of Engineering (Business Intelligence Technologies, Industrial Management, Information Technology, Environmental Chemistry and Technology) 7000 €* 50 % /
3500 €
If a student completed 55 ECTS (study credits) in his or hers first year at Centria, he or she can get a 50% discount from second year´s tuition fee. / If a student completed 110 ECTS in his or hers first and second year at Centria, he or she can get a 50% discount from third year´s tuition fee. / If a student completed 165 ECTS in his or hers first, second and third year at Centria, he or she can get a 50% discount from fourth year´s tuition fee.
Bachelor of Health Care (Nursing) 8500 €* 50 % /
4250 €
If a student completed 55 ECTS (study credits) in his or hers first year at Centria, he or she can get a 50% discount from second year´s tuition fee. / If a student completed 110 ECTS in his or hers first and second year at Centria, he or she can get a 50% discount from third year´s tuition fee.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) 7500 €

50% refund of the second year payment

If a student completed the whole degree programme within one and half years. 

In September 2019 the tuition fees were updated. New prices concern ONLY new applicants and will be charged to those who will START their studies in 2020. For those, who started their studies in 2019 or earlier, the amount of tuition fees stays unchanged (Master of Business Administration 6000€, Bachelor of Health Care 8500€, all other Bachelor´s programmes 6000€).

 

We do not offer scholarship (50% discount) to our first year students. For those, we have a special Early Bird Discount (read below)!

 

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT

*Student gets an early bird discount of 1500 € of the first year's tuition fee if the study place is accepted and the tuition fee paid within two weeks after the notification. The discount will be reduced from the first year's payment. Detailed instructions on how to pay the tuition fee will be sent along with an acceptance letter. 


REFUND POLICY

If an applicant recieves a negative residence permit decision and based on that is not able to start studies at the beginning of fall semester, the tuition fee can be refunded. In order to be able to get the tuition fee back, applicant needs to send a copy of the negative decision from the Immigration Office to admissions@centria.fi, as well as attach a copy of an original payment receipt and filled 'tuition fee refund' application. Also, the applicant has to be able to prove that he or she has applied for the residence permit well in time (as soon as possible after receiving the admission letter and paying the tuition fee), to be able to start the studies at the beginning of fall semester (August).

Applicant is not able to apply for a tuition fee refund if he or she has withdrawn the residence permit application himself or herself and that way interuppted the residence permit process and forced the Immigration Office to abort the application process.

 

Tuition fees will not be refunded after the study year in question has ended.




   
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