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The University of Findlay Data & Information Overview

133 awards Ranking Badges
Fair Price Value for Your Money
84% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is The University of Findlay Ranked?

#421 Best Colleges in Nation
#16 Best Colleges in OH
Health/Medical Prep Programs Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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The University of Findlay was awarded 133 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health/medical prep programs.

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Overall Quality

Findlay is ranked #421 out of 2,217 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2024 Best Colleges list.

Findlay also holds the #16 spot on the Best Colleges in Ohio ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Findlay?

84% Acceptance Rate
70% Of Accepted Are Women
19% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

The University of Findlay has an acceptance rate of 84%, 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.

Average Test Scores

About 19% of students accepted to Findlay submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 613. Math scores were between 500 and 600.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Findlay  ( 510 to 613 )

SAT Math Scores for The University of Findlay  ( 500 to 600 )
Findlay received ACT scores from 72% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 19 and 26.

ACT Composite Scores for The University of Findlay  ( 19 to 26 )

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The University of Findlay Faculty

13 to 1 Student to Faculty
60% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At The University of Findlay, this ratio is 13 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at The University of Findlay is 60%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  60 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at The University of Findlay

88% Freshmen Retention
55% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The University of Findlay has a freshmen retention rate of 88%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  88 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Findlay the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 55%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  55 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at The University of Findlay.

The University of Findlay Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,161 Full-Time Undergraduates
12.7% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
67.5% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,732 undergraduates at Findlay with 2,161 being full-time and 1,571 being part-time.

How Much Does The University of Findlay Cost?

$25,849 Net Price
84% Take Out Loans
$37,300 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Findlay is $25,849. 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 Findlay

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$20,028 $20,606 $24,367 $26,400 $28,452

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 Findlay, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Findlay, approximately 84% of students took out student loans averaging $9,325 a year. That adds up to $37,300 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Findlay is 2.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Findlay Graduates Make?

$51,703 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Findlay with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $51,703 in their early years. This is good news for future Findlay graduates since it is 22% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


See which majors at The University of Findlay make the most money.

Location of The University of Findlay

Ohio State
2,161 Full-Time Undergraduates
Town Campus Setting
Located in Findlay, Ohio, The University of Findlay is a private not-for-profit institution. Findlay is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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Contact details for Findlay are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 North Main Street, Findlay, OH 45840-3653
Phone: 800-472-9502

The University of Findlay Majors

61 Majors With Completions
540 Undergraduate Degrees
431 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 61 majors graduated from The University of Findlay. Of these students, 540 received undergraduate degrees and 431 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 71 $43,809
Animal Services 54 $29,755
Fine & Studio Arts 54 NA
Animal Science 45 $35,940
Health/Medical Prep Programs 40 $25,763
General Biology 24 $21,681
Teacher Education Grade Specific 23 $29,942
General Psychology 22 NA
Allied Health Professions 22 $51,413
Criminal Justice & Corrections 20 $29,937

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

Online Learning at Findlay

40% Take At Least One Class Online
12% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2020-2021, 1,904 students took at least one online class at The University of Findlay. This is an increase from the 1,837 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 1,904 559
2019-2020 1,837 504
2018-2019 1,564 576
2017-2018 1,565 582
2016-2017 1,542 598

Learn more about online learning at The University of Findlay.

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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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