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Private 4 Year

Finlandia University Admission Requirements

Hancock, Michigan

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Chances of getting into Finlandia University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
32%
Admission Difficulty for Finlandia University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionHigh
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How hard is it to get into Finlandia University and can I get accepted? The school has a 32% acceptance rate ranking it #3 in Michigan for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 484 out of 1,511 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 74 percent. Finlandia University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Finlandia University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
890-1080
Applicants Submitting SAT
78%
SAT Scores for Finlandia University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 440
SAT Composite 25th 890
SAT Scores for Finlandia University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 540
SAT Composite 75th 1080
Average SAT Score 990

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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 79 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 890 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 790. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 990 out of 1600. The school ranks #34 in Michigan for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 78 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Finlandia University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1080 and Above Good >44%
985 to 1080 Avg + 32%-44%
890 to 985 Avg - 22%-32%
795 to 890 Reach 14%-22%
Less than 795 Low <14%
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Finlandia University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-22 
Applicants Submitting ACT
39%
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 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
Average ACT Score 19

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 22 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #36 in Michigan for highest average ACT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Finlandia University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Finlandia University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >47%
19 to 22 Avg + 32%-47%
17 to 19 Avg - 24%-32%
15 to 17 Reach 17%-24%
Less than 15 Low <17%
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Finlandia University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.12*
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Finlandia University?

Applicants 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.12 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Finlandia University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 607 904 1,511
Accepted 239 245 484
Acceptance Rate 39% 27% 32%
Enrolled 45 59 104
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 24% 21%

Admission Requirements

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

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?

32% 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.

What SAT score is required for Finlandia University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 890 and 1080. 78% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Finlandia University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 17 and 22. 39% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.