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Finlandia University

Hancock, MI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate32%
Acceptance Rate32%

About Finlandia University

Thank you for your interest in Finlandia University! We're a small campus of about 500 students and our campus is surrounded by the pristine wilderness of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, just minutes from the sandy shores of Lake Superior. We have wonderful degree options in healthcare (including a highly reputable nursing degree!), business, liberal arts, and fine arts. In addition to excellent academic opportunities, we have NCAA Division III athletics, have a wonderful arts scene and our surroundings provide some of the best outdoor opportunities you'll find in your college search. Join us soon for a campus visit and be sure to fill out our quick-and-easy FREE application!

Finlandia University is a private, religious university in the town of Hancock, Michigan. Finlandia University was founded in 1896 and enrolls 402 undergrads and no graduate students.

Finlandia University Acceptance Rate

It is not difficult to get into Finlandia University. In 2013, Finlandia University accepted 32% of applicants. Out of 1,511 applications received in 2013, 481 students were offered admission.

Finlandia University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 32%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 2.9
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 78%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Finlandia University is located in Hancock, Michigan,.

If you would like to see Finlandia University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take U.S. Highway 41 to Hancock, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Houghton County Memorial.

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College Info

Finlandia University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Finlandia University is Aug 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Finlandia University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Finlandia University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

440 - 540


Reading SAT Range

450 - 540

Finlandia University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Finlandia University is like? There are approximately 402 students enrolled at Finlandia University. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 65% percent are from MI and 35% percent of students are from other states.


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