SAT Test Results / GMAT or GRE Test Results
Information about SAT, GMAT and GRE Test Results necessary when applying to certain international programmes at the University of Oulu.
In degree programme in Digitalisation, Computing and Electronics applicants applying with qualification other than the Finnish matriculation examination, IB-, EB- or DIA-/RP-degree are selected in basis of SAT-test.
An applicant must obtain at least the total score of 1050 (total of Evidence Based Reading and Writing and Mathematics section) Note: As there are a limited amount of study places available, achieving a minimum score does not automatically result in getting admitted. If several applicants have received the same score, the applicant with the highest score in the mathematics section of the SAT test will be admitted.
Please note that SAT-tests can be fully booked before the final registration date, so please make sure to register for the test well in advance. University of Oulu does not organize SAT tests or answer inquiries concerning the tests. More information on taking the SAT tests in Finland can be found at https://samsuomi.fi/sat-and-sat-subject-test-in-english/. More information on SAT tests abroad can be found at http://www.collegeboard.org/.
For the 2022 application round, the official score report must be received by the University of Oulu by January 26, 2022 at 15.00 / 3pm (+2 GTM).
Oulu Business School
Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are standardized tests for business school applicants. Test results are used as part of selection process in Oulu Business School's degree programmes.
Note: Applications without GMAT or GRE results will not be considered for evaluation.
Based on the GMAT or equivalent GRE test score, following points are given to the application:
score 650 or more = 5 points
score 599 - 649 = 3 points
score 550 - 599 = 2 points
GRE/GMAT score comparison tool is available at http://www.ets.org/gre/institutions/about/mba/comparison_tool
For GMAT, only the total score (including quantitative section and verbal section) is taken into consideration for the evaluation. For GRE, only verbal reasoning score and quantitative reasoning score are considered.
Note: If an applicant with a lower total score than 550 provides an especially successful application (sections 1 previous studies and 2 motivation), the applicant may be considered for admission.
University of Oulu codes for the GMAT:
Business Analytics N3D-RP-84
Financial and Management Accounting N3D-RP-89
International Business Management N3D-RP-11
University of Oulu code for the GRE is 7514.
Test result is valid for 5 years. For 2022 admission, tests taken on 5th January 2017 at the earliest are accepted. Also, GMAT online exam and GRE general test at home are accepted.