A person with a comprehensive school diploma can apply for gymnasium. Most of the students complete gymnasium in three years. A secondary school graduate who has completed gymnasium can apply to study in universities and universities of applied sciences. Adults can also study in gymnasium. Saarijärvi has its own gymnasium. You can get information about applying to there from the principal of the Saarijärvi gymnasium, tel. 044 4598 260.
Gymnasium studies are more theoretical than vocational education. The studies give general education: they focus on natural scientific subjects and humanities above all. Some gymnasiums also offer a lot of arts subjects.