Appendix table 2. Foreign students in universities and completed university degrees by level of education, fields of education (Educational Administration's classification 1995) and gender in 2015

Level of education New students, total 1) New students, women Students, total 1) Students, women Completed degrees, total 1) Completed degrees, women
  %   %   %
Fields of education, total 2 708 42,8 10 618 42,6 2 058 42,8
  Renewable natural resources sector 542 38,0 2 316 37,0 475 38,5
Technology and transport sector 865 24,2 3 114 24,7 645 25,7
Administration and commerce sector 661 53,6 2 361 52,3 454 53,3
Health and social services sector 127 44,9 687 50,8 114 45,6
Culture 172 54,7 676 54,4 140 56,4
Humanities and education 341 69,8 1 455 64,7 229 69,0
Other 0 0,0 9 11,1 1 0,0
University Bachelor’s degree Fields of education, total 163 52,8 678 49,6 102 49,0
Renewable natural resources sector 27 51,9 99 38,4 11 27,3
Technology and transport sector 20 10,0 90 23,3 10 20,0
Administration and commerce sector 38 57,9 171 46,8 41 46,3
Health and social services sector 3 66,7 12 75,0 3 66,7
Culture 23 56,5 74 48,6 16 37,5
Humanities and education 52 63,5 232 65,5 21 85,7
Higher university degree (Master) Fields of education, total 2 071 42,9 6 296 42,6 1 553 45,3
Renewable natural resources sector 422 37,0 1 333 35,9 343 42,9
Technology and transport sector 701 24,8 1 995 23,7 507 27,2
Administration and commerce sector 531 54,8 1 590 55,7 379 55,4
Health and social services sector 62 50,0 172 45,3 41 46,3
Culture 131 56,5 475 57,1 115 62,6
Humanities and education 224 72,3 731 68,5 168 70,2
Professional specialisation in medicine, veterinary and dentistry Fields of education, total 3 0,0 4 25,0 3 0,0
Health and social services sector 3 0,0 4 25,0 3 0,0
Licentiate’s degree Fields of education, total 0 0,0 26 38,5 6 83,3
Renewable natural resources sector 0 0,0 3 33,3 1 0,0
Technology and transport sector 0 0,0 14 35,7 4 100,0
Administration and commerce sector 0 0,0 4 25,0 1 100,0
Culture 0 0,0 1 100,0 0 0,0
Humanities and education 0 0,0 4 50,0 0 0,0
Doctoral degree Fields of education, total 471 39,1 3 614 41,2 394 30,7
Renewable natural resources sector 93 38,7 881 38,7 120 27,5
Technology and transport sector 144 22,9 1 015 26,7 124 17,7
Administration and commerce sector 92 44,6 596 45,1 33 36,4
Health and social services sector 59 40,7 499 52,3 67 46,3
Culture 18 38,9 126 47,6 9 11,1
Humanities and education 65 66,2 488 58,8 40 55,0
Other 0 0,0 9 11,1 1 0,0
1) foreign students citizenship other than Finnish

Source: Education. Statistics Finland

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Director in charge: Jari Tarkoma


Updated 10.5.2016

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