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The University of Findlay Admission Requirements

Findlay, Ohio

Chances of getting into The University of Findlay

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
74.3%
Admission Difficulty for The University of Findlay
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into The University of Findlay and can I get accepted? The school has a 74% acceptance rate ranking it #41 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,572 out of 3,462 applicants were admitted making The University of Findlay a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent. The University of Findlay typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at The University of Findlay, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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The University of Findlay SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
24%
SAT Scores for The University of Findlay
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for The University of Findlay
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1150

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to The University of Findlay?

The University of Findlay typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. The school ranks #18 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 24 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

The University of Findlay admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >83%
1150 to 1250 Avg + 74%-83%
1050 to 1150 Avg - 63%-74%
950 to 1050 Reach 50%-63%
Less than 950 Low <50%
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The University of Findlay ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
76%
ACT Scores for The University of Findlay
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for The University of Findlay
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 23

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into The University of Findlay?

Admission data indicates that The University of Findlay regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #18 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 76 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to The University of Findlay.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

The University of Findlay admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >84%
23 to 26 Avg + 74%-84%
21 to 23 Avg - 65%-74%
19 to 21 Reach 55%-65%
Less than 19 Low <55%
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The University of Findlay GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.3
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into The University of Findlay?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into The University of Findlay. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Findlay was 3.3 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #31 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as The University of Findlay accepts 74% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted The University of Findlay students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 36% Good
3.50 to 3.75 28% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 4% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 18% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 12% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 2% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

High School Class Rank

88% of The University of Findlay freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted The University of Findlay students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 42%
Top 25% of class 44%
Top 50% of class 88%
Bottom 50% of class 12%
Bottom 25% of class 1%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

The University of Findlay admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,342 1,120 3,462
Accepted 1,777 795 2,572
Acceptance Rate 76% 71% 74%
Enrolled 373 189 562
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 24% 22%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at The University of Findlay
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
B
Baldwin Wallace College

Berea, Ohio

D
University of Detroit Mercy

Detroit, Michigan

A
Albion College

Albion, Michigan

G
Grace College and Theological Seminary

Winona Lake, Indiana

X
Xavier University

Cincinnati, Ohio

S
Saint Mary's College

Notre Dame, Indiana

G
Geneva College

Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=202763 IPEDS survey data for The University of Findlay.

FAQs

Does The University of Findlay prefer SAT or ACT?

24% of students submit their SAT scores to The University of Findlay. 76% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into The University of Findlay?

74% of those who apply are granted admission to The University of Findlay. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for The University of Findlay?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1050 and 1250. 24% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for The University of Findlay?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 26. 76% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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