Finlandia University

601 Quincy St, Hancock, United States
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Overview of Finlandia University

About this school

Finlandia University (formerly Suomi College), founded in 1896, is a private, coeducational, church-affiliated university. Its campus is located in Hancock.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:545
    • Men:190 Men (34.9%)
    • Women:355 Women (65.1%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Finlandia University is minimally difficult: most freshmen were not in the top 50% of their high school class and scored somewhat below 1010 on the SAT I or below 19 on the ACT; up to 95% of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
2
Science
-
2
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Recommended
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Not reported

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
601 Quincy Street
City, State, Zip
Hancock, MI 49930-1882
Phone
(906) 487-7274
Fax
(906) 487-7300
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
August 25
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
-
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
67% of 646 applicants were admitted
Women
67% of 388 applicants were admitted
Men
67% of 258 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
187 (43%) of 433 admitted students enrolled
Women
114 (44%) of 260 admitted students enrolled
Men
73 (42%) of 173 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.89
375 And Above
4%
3.50 - 3.74
3%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
34%
2.00 - 2.49
25%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
21%
• Score 18 - 23
51%
• Score 12 - 17
26%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - Not reported
  • Room & Board: - Not reported
  • Other Expenses: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported

Payment Plans


Finlandia University accepts

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002322
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
Not reported
Found To Have Financial Need
Not reported
Received Financial Aid
Not reported
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
Not reported
• Need-Based Gift
Not reported
• Need-Based Self-Help
Not reported
• Merit Based Gift
Not reported
Merit Based Gift
Not reported

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership, Religious Involvement
Special Characteristics
Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Twins

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Students not required to own/lease a computer

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


42

Part-Time Faculty


28

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


21%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 41% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 28% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 20% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 8% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 31% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 31% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
80
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Finlandia University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


61.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


13.4%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


22%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


26.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (12)


  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Education, General
  • Fiber, Textile and Weaving Arts
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Industrial and Product Design
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Visual and performing arts

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Not reported

Master's Programs of Study (1)


  • Not reported

    Campus Life

    Location & Geography

    Population


    4,621

    Nearest Metropolitan Area


    Campus Size


    25 acres

    Weather


    Temperature
    7 average low in January, 62 average high in September
    Rain
    142 rainy days per year

    Available Transportation


    Nearest Bus Station
    2 miles from campus in Houghton
    Nearest Train Station
    329 miles from campus in Milwaukee

    Housing

    College Housing


    College offers housing to students

    Types of Housing


    Coed housing, disabled student housing

    Students of College Housing


    24% of all students

    Housing Restrictions


    Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

    Freshman Housing Guarantee


    Freshmen are not guaranteed housing

    Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


    76%

    Security

    24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


    Available

    24-Hour Security Patrols


    Not available

    Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


    Not available

    Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


    Not available

    Personal Support Services

    Health Service


    Not offered

    Personal Counseling


    Not offered

    Child Care


    Not offered

    Sports & Recreation

    School Athletics


    Athletic Conferences
    -
    Mascot
    Lion
    School Colors
    -

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


    FactorOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Ice Hockey
    Soccer
    Softball
    Volleyball

    Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


    SportOfferedScholarships Given
    Baseball
    Basketball
    Cross-Country Running
    Ice Hockey
    Soccer
    Softball
    Volleyball

    Recreational Sports


    Intramural Sports
    basketball, bowling, cheerleading, football, ice hockey, skiing (cross-country), softball, volleyball

    Student Activities

    Activities And Organizations


    Finlandia University offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, student senate, campus ministry, student newspaper, international club, artists coalition

    Sororities


    Fraternities


    ROTC


    Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

    Student Body

    Co-educational


    Yes

    Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


    485

    Undergraduates


    All Undergraduates
    545
    Women
    355
    Men
    190

    Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


    • Not reported

    International Students


    Not reported

    Average Age


    19

    Number of Graduate Students


    Not reported

    Student Resources

    Study resources