Finlandia University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Below AverageQuality: Education Quality Rating - Below AverageSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Finlandia University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 575 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1896 and is the only college located in Hancock, Michigan.

Finlandia University is affiliated with Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
19
At Finlandia University you can get your associate's degree or bachelor's degree.

Finlandia University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers choices in 19 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Physical Therapy, Nursing, General Studies, and Criminal Justice. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
49%
Finlandia University student retention rate is very low at 49% (way below Michigan average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students do not seem to enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Finlandia University is low: 38%. Nearly 17% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Finlandia University is good, 10:1. Find out more regarding instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,500
Average tuition price is high - about $20,000 a year. The additional fees at Finlandia University not covered by tuition are about $500; which makes it a total of $20,500 a year.

Read the details about Finlandia University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
78%
As reported in recent data, 571 applications were submitted and 444 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

Finlandia University might accept your dual credits, credits for life experience (learned through independent study, noncredit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities), and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at Finlandia University is $30.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about studying at Finlandia University and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call the school's general information office at (906) 482-5300 or check Finlandia University Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,700
Finlandia University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Finlandia University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
C-
Finlandia University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 200 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low -- about $3,700 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Finlandia University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Finlandia University appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Finlandia University Location and Maps



Post Address: Finlandia University, 601 Quincy St, Hancock, Michigan 49930-1832, USA
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