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Finlandia University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Finlandia University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for Finlandia University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionHigh

How hard is it to get into Finlandia University and can I get accepted? The school has a 36% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 623 out of 1,748 applicants were admitted making Finlandia University a highly competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent. Finlandia University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Finlandia University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Finlandia University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 410
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 870
SAT Scores for Finlandia University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1120
Average SAT Score 1000

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Finlandia University?

Finlandia University typically requires applicants to be in the top 82 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 870 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 740. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1000 out of 1600. The school ranks #37 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. 53 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Finlandia University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1120 and Above Good >49%
995 to 1120 Avg + 36%-49%
870 to 995 Avg - 25%-36%
745 to 870 Reach 16%-25%
Less than 745 Low <16%
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Finlandia University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Finlandia University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Finlandia University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 21
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Finlandia University?

Admission data indicates that Finlandia University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #36 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 47 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Finlandia University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Finlandia University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >49%
20 to 23 Avg + 36%-49%
17 to 20 Avg - 25%-36%
14 to 17 Reach 16%-25%
Less than 14 Low <16%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will need about average high school grades to get into Finlandia University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Finlandia University was 3.12 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #34 in Michigan for highest average GPA. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Finlandia University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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Admission Statistics

Finlandia University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 778 970 1,748
Accepted 320 303 623
Acceptance Rate 41% 31% 36%
Enrolled 47 52 99
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 17% 16%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Finlandia University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Finlandia University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

53% of students submit their SAT scores to Finlandia University. 47% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

36% of those who apply are granted admission to Finlandia University. Admission competition is high and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 870 and 1120. 53% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 23. 47% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.