University of Findlay

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1000 N. Main Street

Findlay, OH 45840

Phone: (800) 472-9502
2013-2014 Tuition
tuition and fees
male /
Jul. 1
application deadline

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U.S. News rank Category Name
#62 Overall Score: 47 out of 100. Regional Universities (Midwest)

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University of Findlay is a private institution that was founded in 1882. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,898, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 390 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Findlay's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 62. Its tuition and fees are $29,798 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The University of Findlay is a flexible, forward-looking institution, accommodating students through classes held on weekdays, nights, weekends and over the Internet. Real world-focused and liberal arts-based degree programs equip students for productive lives and careers. More than 60 baccalaureate majors are offered, along with seven master's degrees, a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and a Doctor of Pharmacy. Well-recognized programs include pre-veterinary medicine, equestrian studies, animal science, forensic science, physician assistant, occupational therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy, nuclear medicine technology, MBA and environmental, safety and health occupational health management. Internships and service learning are encouraged. Athletic involvement includes 24 NCAA Division II sports teams.

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School type private, coed college
Year founded 1882
Religious affiliation Churches of God General Conference
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment $24,762,741


When applying to University of Findlay, it's important to note the application deadline is July 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 68.3 percent.

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Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 68.3%
Application deadline July 1
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at University of Findlay is 15:1, and the school has 60.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Findlay include: Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences; Education; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 75.5 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
4-year graduation rate 40%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Health Professions and Related Programs 26%
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 17%
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences 13%
Education 9%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 6%

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Student Life

University of Findlay has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,898, with a gender distribution of 36.1 percent male students and 63.9 percent female students. At this school, 45 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 55 percent of students live off campus. University of Findlay is part of the NCAA II athletic conference.

Total enrollment 4,955
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NCAA II

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Campus Info & Services

University of Findlay offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. University of Findlay also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of Findlay, 85 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of Findlay.

Students who have cars on campus 85%
Health insurance offered Yes

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Paying for School

At University of Findlay, 78.9 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $15,811.

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Tuition and fees $29,798 (2013-14)
Room and board $9,258 (2013-14)
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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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