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Finlandia University Admission Requirements

Hancock, Michigan

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Your chances of getting into Finlandia University

Admission Rate & Difficulty

Percent Admitted 

66.6%
Admission Difficulty for Finlandia University
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Unavailable 
Applicant Competition Low 

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Finlandia University is 66.6%.  Its admission rate is the 14th lowest in Michigan.

Admission Selectivity

How hard is it to get into Finlandia University and can you get accepted?

Finlandia University is a moderately competitive school to get into. You have a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the criteria. Last year, 922 out of the 1,385 who applied were admitted.

Finlandia University typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students with an average GPA around 2.89. 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Can you get into Finlandia University?

67% are accepted, can you get in? Use the admission calculator to see if you have the grades and test scores needed to get in. See your admission chances based on your extracurriculars, intended major, background, and more.

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Admission Requirements in Brief

To have the best chance of getting into to Finlandia University you should:

  • Have a high school GPA of 2.89 or better
  • Earn B- grades in high school

Finlandia University GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

2.89

Typical High School Grades 

B-

What GPA do you need to get into Finlandia University?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into Finlandia University are to have around a 2.89 high school GPA. You can get into Finlandia University with slightly below average high school grades.

If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Finlandia University accepts 67% of students who apply.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at Finlandia University is 2.89 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B- letter grades and regularly score around 80-82 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #44 in Michigan for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since Finlandia University is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 2.9 GPA range.

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

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Finlandia University SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required by Finlandia University. The school has a test blind policy.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting SAT 

78%
SAT Scores for Finlandia University
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Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
SAT Scores for Finlandia University
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Reading 75th Percentile N/A
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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Finlandia University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

39%
ACT Scores for Finlandia University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for Finlandia University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Applying

Admission Statistics

Admission and enrollment rates by gender are detailed the the table below.

Finlandia University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 402 979 1,385
Accepted 246 672 922
Acceptance Rate 61% 69% 67%
Enrolled 39 77 117
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 11% 13%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 1, 2024

Days left to Apply

18

Applicants have 18 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Finlandia University is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Finlandia University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Finlandia University Application Requirements
Test Scores Not considered for admission, even if submitted (Test Blind)
High School GPA Required to be considered for admission
High School Class Rank Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
Recommendations Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Finlandia University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to Finlandia University often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=172440 IPEDS survey data for Finlandia University.

FAQs

Does Finlandia University prefer SAT or ACT?

78% of students submit their SAT scores to Finlandia University. 39% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Finlandia University?

67% of those who apply are granted admission to Finlandia University. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.