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The University of Findlay

  • Findlay, OH
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 62%38%
    student ratio
  • 3,872
    total students
  • $29,716 | $29,716
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 65%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • Not
    Reported

    sat math
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    Reported

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Overview

University of Findlay -- Career-Focused Education with 60 Majors

Since 1882, the University of Findlay (UF) has offered a career-focused, liberal arts education designed to equip students for meaningful lives and success within the job market. The private Ohio university offers more than 60 majors leading to bachelor's degrees, 9 master's degrees, 2 doctoral degrees, and a selection of associate's and certificate programs. Findlay continuously adapts its programs and teaching methods to incorporate experiential learning opportunities and to serve the most current needs of students preparing for tomorrow's careers.

College of Business

The College of Business offers bachelor's programs in 10 majors: accounting, business management, economics, finance, hospitality management, human resource management, international business, marketing, operations and logistics, and sport and event management. Through UF's 5-year Certified Public Account (CPA)-Master in Business Administration (M.B.A.) degree track, students may earn bachelor's degrees in financial accounting and master's degrees in business administration, while preparing to sit for the CPA exam.

All programs are enhanced by experiential learning opportunities, community partnerships, and problem-based learning. Nearly 80% of business students were employed within 3 months of graduation. Graduates have found positions with such prestigious companies as Cooper Tire and Rubber, Marathon Oil, and Whirlpool.

College of Education

The College of Education at the University of Findlay offers a comprehensive bachelor's program in education that addresses general education requirements while incorporating professional education courses and hands-on field experiences during all 4 years. Students have many opportunities for internships and in-school observation experiences. The program schedule offers flexibility in completing the degree program, as courses may be completed on campus or online.

In addition to the bachelor's degree program in education, the college offers post baccalaureate, professional development training, and certificate programs, as well as training toward education administration positions, teaching licenses, and teaching endorsements. UF education majors have a 100% pass rate on state licensure exams.

College of Health Professions

The College of Health Professions (COHP) at UF offers a broad range of undergraduate, graduate, and certificate programs on the cutting edge of health professions education. The supportive, student-centered programs also offer a range of hands-on experiences in over 1,000 supervised clinical training sites. COHP graduates have a 99% employment rate.

COHP offers 8 undergraduate majors, including healthcare management, health and physical education, medical laboratory science, nuclear medicine technology, pre-nursing, positron emission tomography/computer tomography, social work, and strength and conditioning. Minors in coaching or gerontology are also available.

College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts (COLA) offers small classes taught by dedicated faculty members with commitments to student learning. Programs are designed to continue the centuries-old liberal arts tradition of preparing graduates who are informed citizens, innovative thinkers, and effective leaders.

COLA offers bachelor's programs in 22 majors: art (studio and fine art), art management, children's book illustration, criminal justice, communication, digital media, English, forensic science, graphic design, history, Japanese, journalism, language and culture, pre-law, philosophy, political science, psychology, public relations, religious studies, Spanish, TESOL, and theatre.

College of Pharmacy

The UF College of Pharmacy is one of only 13 pharmacy schools in the nation to offer a direct-entry, 0+6 program, which accepts students as freshmen and allows them to graduate after 6 years with Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degrees. All 6th year students complete 9 months of clinical education at one of 25 hub sites, offering valuable experience matched with location mentors. Students can also complete M.B.A. or Master of Science (M.S.) in Health Informatics degrees along with the Pharm.D. degree.

College of Science

One of UF's largest colleges, the College of Science provides rich learning environments from expert faculty members and within modern applied science classrooms and labs. Students have many opportunities to connect with faculty members both inside and outside of the classroom, including through original undergraduate research projects.

The college offers the following 9 bachelor's programs: animal science (with a pre-veterinary option), biology, chemistry, computer science, equestrian studies (both English and western riding), equine business management, mathematics, pre-medicine, and environmental, safety, and occupational health management. The college boasts a 100% employment rate for environmental science graduates and one of the top pre-vet and equestrian studies programs in the nation.

Associate's Degrees and Certificates Offered by the University of Findlay

The University of Findlay offers a number of associate's degrees and professional certificates designed to enhance students' knowledge of a particular focus area in order to improve their professional expertise and opportunities. Certificates are available in 5 areas, including gender studies, gerontology, information assurance, management information systems, and nuclear medicine technology.

Findlay offers 15 associate's degrees in the following areas: accounting, computer science, criminal justice administration - corrections option, criminal justice administration - law enforcement option, English as an international language, equestrian studies - English riding emphasis, equestrian studies - Western riding emphasis, financial management, human resource management, management information systems, nuclear medicine technology, personal training, positron emission tomography/computed tomography, sales/retail management, and small business entrepreneurship.

Financial Aid Opportunities for Students at the University of Findlay

Findlay's financial aid office helps students and their families develop a customized financial aid package to determine the best way to approach the costs of higher education. In fact, 85% of students receive financial aid each year totaling $36 million in institutional aid alone.

Students may pursue a variety of institutional, state, or federal aid options, including grants, loans, scholarships, or work-study. The university offers several merit-based and endowed scholarships, including the Trustee's Scholarship, President's Scholarship, Athletic Endowed Scholarships, and endowed scholarships for each of the 6 colleges on campus.

Located in the "Dreamtown" of Findlay, Ohio

The University of Findlay is located on 72 scenic acres in Findlay, Ohio. With a population of nearly 40,000, the city of Findlay is sizable enough to offer shopping, dining, and nightlife opportunities, while still offering a friendly and safe community-minded atmosphere.

In fact, Findlay has been named a "dreamtown" by Demographics Daily and a "Top 10 Micropolitan Area" by "U.S. Site and Selection" magazine, and is the only Ohio city to be named among the "100 Best Communities for Young People" for 3 consecutive years by America's Promise Alliance. Students may also take advantage of nearby activities at Cedar Point Amusement Park and Lake Erie.


Location & Contact

The University of Findlay

1000 North Main Street
Findlay, OH 45840-3653
USA

Office of Admissions

Phone: 419-434-4732 
Fax: 419-434-4898
Email: admissions@findlay.edu

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Farm and Ranch Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Equestrian Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Accounting
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Corporate Communications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hotel/Motel Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Human Resources Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Broadcast Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Public Relations/Image Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Bilingual and Multilingual Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English as a Second/Foreign Language (Teaching)
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Creative Writing
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Japanese
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Medical Radiologic Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Medical Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Pre-Veterinary Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Occupational Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forensic Science and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Pre-Law Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sport And Fitness Administration/Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Religious Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Community Organization and Advocacy
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

65% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied2,951
    • Accepted1,940
    • Acceptance Rate65%
    • Enrolled3,872
    • Female Applicants1,967
    • Females Accepted1,342
    • Female Acceptance Rate68%
    • Male Applicants984
    • Males Accepted598
    • Male Acceptance Rate60%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Minimum high school GPA of 2.3
    • Required for Some Interview
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.30
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 470 560
    • SAT Math 470 580
    • SAT Writing 470 580
    • ACT Composite 20 25
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$29,716
    • Out-of-state tuition *$29,716
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$924.00
    • Room and board *$9,350.00
    • Room only *$4,666.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionChildren of Alumni, Employees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students3,872
    • Male Student Percentage38%
    • Female Student Percentage62%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.58%
    • Black or African American2.66%
    • White or Caucasian83.03%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.26%
    • Asian1.27%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races1.63%
    • Unknown4.11%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout5.48% representing 34 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students19% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 40%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Campus Program Board, Pre-Vet Club, Horse Club, Circle K, International Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Security cameras in parking lots, academic buildings, residence halls and common areas.

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division X Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division X Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes No No
    • Football Yes Division X Yes
    • Golf Yes Division X Yes
    • Lacrosse No No No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division X Yes
    • Softball No No No
    • Swimming No Division X Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division X Yes
    • Track No Division X Yes
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Wrestling No Division X Yes
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division X Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading Yes No No
    • Cross-country running No Division X Yes
    • Equestrian sports Yes Division X No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf Yes Division X Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division X Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division X Yes
    • Softball No Division X Yes
    • Swimming No Division X Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division X Yes
    • Track No Division X Yes
    • Volleyball Yes Division X Yes
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty279
    • Full-time Percentage73%
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio14:1 or 3,668 students to 264 faculty


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