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Finlandia University
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  • 4 Year
  • HANCOCK, MI

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

Finlandia University has moved all classes online for the remainder of the semester effective March 18, 2020. While we are not offering on-campus tours at this time, we do have a virtual tour option available for prospective students and their families that counts toward our $1000 Visiting Scholarship and can be found at finlandia.edu/visit. Learn More

Report Card

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C
  2. Value
    grade C
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

editorial

FinnU is a private, Christian university located in Hancock, Michigan. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 370 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the FinnU acceptance rate is 72%. Popular majors include Business, Physical Therapy Technician, and Nursing. Graduating 37% of students, FinnU alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $26,800.

About

601 QUINCY ST
HANCOCK, MI 49930
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association

FinnU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
920-1090
ACT Range
16-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
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Cost

Net Price
$20,295 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$13,508 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 13 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 17 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 17 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    73%
  • Online
    8%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
370 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
44
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
54%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Most students are looking for something better.
    71%
  • Most are content
    29%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
70%
Poll
85%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 13 responses
Poll
39%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 18 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Small.
    70%
  • Dedicated
    10%
  • Respectful
    10%
  • Sad
    10%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
37%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
80%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 10 responses

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