If you want to apply to Finlandia University, the regular decision application deadline is August 25 and the application fee is $30.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
|Finlandia University 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||2.9|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||78%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||39%|
Finlandia University does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is slightly difficult to get into Finlandia University. Finlandia University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Finlandia University accepted 32% of all applicants, around 481 of the 1,511 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like Finlandia University, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Not Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Not Considered|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Finlandia University must submit the following items. Double check with Finlandia University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.0|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Finlandia University have an average unweighted GPA of 2.9.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
Finlandia University does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Finlandia University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2019, 78% of Finlandia University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 39% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Finlandia University students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 450 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Finlandia University students scored 540 or higher, and 75% scored a 450 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Finlandia University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Finlandia University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Finlandia University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to Finlandia University.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 25.
Transfer students can enroll in Finlandia University during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Does Finlandia University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Finlandia University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Finlandia University?
Finlandia University is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Finlandia University's acceptance rate?
Finlandia University's acceptance rate is 32%.
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How hard is it to get into Finlandia University? Finlandia University is a less selective institution. The Finlandia University acceptance rate is 32%. This means that the institution accepts 31 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Finlandia University is Aug 25.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Finlandia University is Aug 25.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Finlandia University is 20. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Finlandia University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Finlandia University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.89. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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