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The University of Findlay Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is The University of Findlay Ranked?

2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

The University of Findlay was awarded 15 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is health professions.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Findlay as #528 out of 1,715 colleges and universities in the country on its 2021 Best Colleges list.

Findlay also holds the #23 spot on the Best Colleges in Ohio ranking.

See all of the rankings for The University of Findlay.

Is It Hard to Get Into Findlay?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at The University of Findlay is 75%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that Findlay is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 12% 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 490 and 590. Math scores were between 490 and 620.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for The University of Findlay  ( 490 to 590 )

SAT Math Scores for The University of Findlay  ( 490 to 620 )
Findlay received ACT scores from 88% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for The University of Findlay  ( 21 to 27 )

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The University of Findlay Faculty

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 16 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 65%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  65 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at The University of Findlay

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 81% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like The University of Findlay enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  81 out of 100

Graduation Rate

The on-time graduation rate for someone pursuing a bachelor's degree is typically four years. This rate at Findlay for first-time, full-time students is 45%, which is better than the national average of 33.3%.

On-Time Graduation Rate  45 out of 100

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Below Average Overall Diversity at Findlay

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 3,524 undergraduates at Findlay with 2,189 being full-time and 1,335 being part-time.

Findlay Diversity Score

When calculating the overall diversity score for a school, College Factual does not just look at the percentage of women and racial-ethnic minorities*. Instead, it looks to see how good of a mixture a school has with regard to gender, ethnicity, age, and location of origin.

The overall diversity score for Findlay is 35.64 out of 100. This is below average when compared to other schools in the United States.

Overall Diversity Score  35.64 out of 100
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How Much Does The University of Findlay Cost?

The overall average net price of Findlay is $23,589. 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 +
$19,730 $18,669 $20,901 $24,466 $26,636

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

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Findlay, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $9,290 a year. That adds up to $37,160 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Findlay is 4.0%. 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?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Findlay make about $43,200 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is right on par with the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. Also, graduates in your major field may make more.


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

Location of The University of Findlay

The University of Findlay is a private not-for-profit institution located in Findlay, Ohio. Findlay is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.

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Location of The University of Findlay

Contact details for Findlay are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 North Main Street, Findlay, OH 45840-3653
Phone: 419-422-8313

The University of Findlay Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 61 majors graduated from The University of Findlay. Of these students, 659 received undergraduate degrees and 504 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
Health/Medical Prep Programs 146 $26,800
Animal Science 47 $30,300
Business Administration & Management 44 $43,100
Animal Services 43 $23,500
General Biology 39 $28,100
Marketing 32 NA
Health & Physical Education 30 $26,200
Teacher Education Grade Specific 30 $31,700
Allied Health Professions 27 NA
Environmental Control Technology 19 NA

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

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 1,565 students took at least one online class at The University of Findlay. This is an increase from the 1,542 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 1,565 582
2016-2017 1,542 598
2015-2016 1,552 592
2014-2015 1,279 527
2013-2014 1,198 473

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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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