Oulu has 9 general upper secondary schools maintained by the city and one upper secondary school for adults operating mainly in the evenings.
General upper secondary education is also provided at Oulu University Teacher Training School, which serves as a training school for teacher education at the University of Oulu, and at private upper secondary schools, which are Svenska Privatskolan i Uleåborg and Oulu Steiner School.
Three of the upper secondary schools in the City of Oulu have a special emphasis: Madetoja Music Upper Secondary School is a special upper secondary school for music education, Kastelli Upper Secondary School has a sports programme and Oulu Lyseo Upper Secondary School has an international International Baccalaureate (IB) programme.
Links to the upper secondary schools' individual websites are listed below. Please note that most of the individual websites are, for now, in Finnish.