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The University of Findlay Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on The University of Findlay? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors Findlay offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is The University of Findlay Ranked?

2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, 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

Findlay is ranked #528 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list.

Out of the 80 colleges in Ohio, Findlay is ranked at #23.

See all of the rankings for The University of Findlay.

Is It Hard to Get Into Findlay?

Acceptance Rate

The University of Findlay has an acceptance rate of 75%, 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 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 at The University of Findlay is about average at 16 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus 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 University of Findlay has a freshmen retention rate of 81%. 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  81 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 45%. That is great when compared to 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 3,562 undergraduates at Findlay with 2,499 being full-time and 1,063 being part-time.

Findlay Diversity Score

College Factual computes an overall diversity score for each college and university that takes gender, ethnicity, geographic location, and age into account. Schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest, and those that cater to just one or two student groups are ranked the lowest.

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

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 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?

Yearly salaries vary depending on what you major in, but on average, bachelor's degree recipients from Findlay make around $43,200 per year during the early years of their employment. This is in the same neighborhood of the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year. However, certain majors may produce higher-paying graduates.


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

Location of The University of Findlay

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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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 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 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

Learn more about online learning at The University of Findlay.

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