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The University of Findlay Admission Requirements

Findlay, Ohio

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Chances of getting into The University of Findlay

Admissions

Acceptance Rate 
80%
Admission Difficulty for The University of Findlay
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Average 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into The University of Findlay and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at The University of Findlay is 80%.  It ranks #49 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. The University of Findlay is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 2,695 out of 3,386 applicants were admitted.

The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent (SAT 1010/1230 ACT 20/26). The University of Findlay typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average weighted GPA around 3.55. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to The University of Findlay. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 24% of students submitted SAT scores and 76% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

The University of Findlay SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1010-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT 
24%
SAT Scores for The University of Findlay
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1010
SAT Scores for The University of Findlay
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 630
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1230
Average SAT Score 1120

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 900. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. The University of Findlay ranks #17 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 24 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 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 
1230 and Above Good >88%
1120 to 1230 Avg + 80%-88%
1010 to 1120 Avg - 68%-80%
900 to 1010 Reach 53%-68%
Less than 900 Low <53%
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The University of Findlay ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
20-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
76%
ACT Scores for The University of Findlay
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 20
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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #17 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 2020 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 >88%
23 to 26 Avg + 80%-88%
20 to 23 Avg - 68%-80%
17 to 20 Reach 53%-68%
Less than 17 Low <53%
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The University of Findlay GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. Weighted High School GPA 
3.55
Typical High School Grades 
B+

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

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into The University of Findlay. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at The University of Findlay was 3.55 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.55 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as The University of Findlay accepts 80% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

53.7% of The University of Findlay freshman were in the top twenty five percent 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 22%
Top 25% of class 53.7%
Top 50% of class 84%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

The University of Findlay admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,399 987 3,386
Accepted 1,920 775 2,695
Acceptance Rate 80% 79% 80%
Enrolled 433 181 614
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 23% 23%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Application Fee

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

Application 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 Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not 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

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?

80% of those who apply are granted admission to The University of Findlay. Admission competition is and the college has average 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 1010 and 1230. 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 20 and 26. 76% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.