The University of Helsinki was ranked as the best Finnish university on the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) compiled by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in 2008, rated 1 st in Finland, 19th in Europe and 68th globally. The University of Turku and the University of Oulu reached the shared position of 303-401 globally. Tech Univ Helsinki was ranked in the position of 402-503 globally.

University of Helsinki was also rated top in the nation and 58th in the world, according to the ranking web of universities 2009. Tampere University of Technology was rated 2nd in Finland and 236th in the world by Webometrics, followed by University of Oulu (309th) and Helsinki University of Technology (320th).

University of Jyväskylä was rated 26th among the Top 30 MBA programs that incorporate Social and Environmental Issues.

Helsinki School of Economics was ranked 17th in Europe in the Financial Times Top 65 European MBA Ranking, and ranked 77th in the world by Financial Times EMBA Rankings 2007.

List of leading universities in Finland:
  • Åbo Akademi University in Turku
  • Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki
  • University of Art and Design Helsinki
  • University of Helsinki
  • University of Joensuu
  • University of Jyväskylä
  • University of Kuopio
  • University of Oulu
  • University of Tampere
  • University of Turku
  • University of Vaasa
  • Häme Polytechnic
  • Helsinki Business Polytechnic
  • Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration
  • Helsinki University of Technology
  • Lahti University of Applied Sciences
  • Lappeenranta University of Technology
  • National Defence College in Helsinki
  • Oulu Institute of Tecnology
  • Satakunta Polytechnic
  • Sibelius Academy
  • Swedish School of Economics and Business Administration, Finland
  • Tampere Institute of Technology
  • Tampere University of Technology
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World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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