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Finlandia University Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Finlandia University Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Finlandia University was awarded 24 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is allied health and medical assisting services.

Overall Quality

Finlandia is ranked #2,331 out of 2,576 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2022 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 67 colleges in Michigan, Finlandia is ranked at #65.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Finlandia?

Acceptance Rate

Finlandia University has an acceptance rate of 83%, which makes it somewhat selective. Make sure it's not the only school you apply to, even if it's your school of choice. Whether you get in or not will largely depend on how you compare to other applicants.

Learn more about Finlandia University admissions.

Finlandia University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at Finlandia is an impressive 10 to 1. That's quite good when you compare it to the national average of 15 to 1. This is a good sign that students at the school will have more opportunities for one-on-one interactions with their professors.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Finlandia University is 100%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  100 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Finlandia University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 46% tells us that most first-year, full-time students don't stick around for a second year at Finlandia University. Students may have a variety of reasons for this, such as only intending to attend a school for one year while they brush up on certain subjects.

Freshmen Retention Rate  46 out of 100

Graduation Rate

When we say that a student has graduated on time, we mean that they have finished their bachelor's degree within four years. The on-time graduation rate at Finlandia is 18%. That's lower than the national rate of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  18 out of 100

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Finlandia University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 402 undergraduates at Finlandia with 359 being full-time and 43 being part-time.

How Much Does Finlandia University Cost?

The overall average net price of Finlandia is $17,016. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Finlandia

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$17,870 $15,098 $15,413 $11,630 $25,415

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Finlandia, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Finlandia, approximately 81% of students took out student loans averaging $7,075 a year. That adds up to $28,300 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Finlandia is 23.0%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.

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How Much Money Do Finlandia Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Finlandia make about $32,400 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. Unfortunately, this is 19% less that the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, graduates in your major field may make more.


See which majors at Finlandia University make the most money.

Location of Finlandia University

Located in Hancock, Michigan, Finlandia University is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding location of Hancock is ideal for students who enjoy the charms of a college town.

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Contact details for Finlandia are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 601 Quincy St, Hancock, MI 49930-1832
Phone: 906-482-5300

Finlandia University Majors

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Nursing 17 $53,358
Business Administration & Management 15 $32,382
Entrepreneurial Studies 5 NA
General Biology 5 NA
Criminal Justice & Corrections 4 NA
Design & Applied Arts 3 NA
Accounting 2 NA
Fine & Studio Arts 2 NA
General Psychology 1 NA
History 1 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at Finlandia University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Finlandia

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2019-2020, 273 students took at least one online class at Finlandia University. This is an increase from the 110 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 273 33
2018-2019 110 32
2017-2018 94 36
2016-2017 75 36
2015-2016 100 49

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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