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Student selection

Student selection methods used in Centria for Bachelor’s degree programmes are the UAS exam, certificate-based selection and SAT scores. For Master’s degree programmes the selection methods are an online exam and an interview.

UAS exam (Joint application)

Certificate-based selection (Joint application)

SAT scores (Direct application)

Online exam and interview for Master’s application (Separate application for Master’s degrees)

Individual arrangements of the UAS exam

You can find information about accessibility and individual arrangements of the UAS exam on the UAS exam website.

Admission results

Joint application for Bachelor’s degrees, spring 2024

SAT application for Bachelor’s degrees 2024:

Separate application for Master’s degrees 2024:


In case an applicant believes a mistake has been made in student selection, they may file a request for rectification after the publication of the student selection results.

Requests for rectification must be filed within 14 days after the publication of results. An appeal based on personal circumstances will not be considered a valid reason for appeal. Student admission decisions can be changed only in those cases where it is clearly shown that the UAS has not followed the student admission criteria. Therefore, the request for rectification must be well-grounded and it should contain accurate information on where the UAS has not followed the criteria.

Requests for rectification can be delivered via email to or by post

Admissions Office
Centria University of Applied Sciences
Talonpojankatu 2
67100 Kokkola

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Frequently asked questions

Is there something you are wondering about regarding applying? We have compiled answers to frequently asked questions.