Finlandia University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,436
6.09% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$20,539
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.09%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
66.6%
1,385 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
450
89.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
24.2%
24 Graduates

About

Finlandia University is a higher education institution located in Houghton County, MI. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Finlandia University were Registered Nursing (23 degrees awarded), Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (10 degrees), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (8 degrees).

In 2022, 85 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Finlandia University. 61.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 38.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (52 degrees), 17.3 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (3 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Finlandia University is $25,436, which is $−2,894 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Finlandia University is $25,436, which is $−2,894 less than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $20,539.

In 2022, 94% of undergraduate students attending Finlandia University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 82% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$25,436
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Finlandia University was $25,436. The cost of tuition at Finlandia University is $−2,894 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($28,330).

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Average Net Price

$20,539
2022 Value
68.2%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Finlandia University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $20,539. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Finlandia University grew by 68.2%.

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Other Student Expenses

$7,693
Room and Board
$1,500
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Finlandia University was of $7,693 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.52% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,500. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
82%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Finlandia University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a decline of 6% with respect to 2021, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
3.09%
2019 Default Rate
5
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Finlandia University was 3.09%, which represents 5 out of the 162 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Finlandia University received 1,385 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 24.6% annual growth. Out of those 1,385 applicants, 922 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 66.6% acceptance rate.

There were 450 students enrolled at Finlandia University in 2022.

Finlandia University has an overall enrollment yield of 12.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

66.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
922
Accepted Out of 1,385

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Finlandia University was 66.6% (922 admissions from 1,385 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 78.2%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 24.6%, while admissions declined by −35.8%..

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Enrollment

Finlandia University had a total enrollment of 450 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Finlandia University is 401 students and the part-time enrollment is 49. This means that 89.1% of students enrolled at Finlandia University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Finlandia University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 60.4% White, 10% Hispanic or Latino, 8.89% Black or African American, 4.44% Two or More Races, 1.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.889% Asian.

Students enrolled at Finlandia University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (30.2%), followed by White Male (28.2%) and Black or African American Male (9.48%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Finlandia University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 450 students. The full-time enrollment at Finlandia University is 401 and the part-time enrollment is 49. This means that 89.1% of students enrolled at Finlandia University are enrolled full-time compared with 79.6% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

63%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Finlandia University was 63%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (72%), Finlandia University had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    272 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    45 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    40 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Finlandia University is 60.4% White, 10% Hispanic or Latino, 8.89% Black or African American, 4.44% Two or More Races, 1.33% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.889% Asian. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 54.3% White, 13.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 19 more women than men received degrees from Finlandia University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Finlandia University is white (52 degrees awarded). There were 17.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (3 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Finlandia University is Registered Nursing (23 degrees awarded), followed by Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (10 degrees) and Criminal Justice - Police Science (8 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Finlandia University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Protective Services (11 degrees awarded), Health (35 degrees), and Psychology (6 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Finlandia University are Registered nurses (1,539,485 people), Accountants & auditors (1,073,077 people), Other managers (865,918 people), Financial managers (524,201 people), and Chief executives & legislators (428,831 people).

The most specialized majors at Finlandia University in 2022 are Protective Services (11 degrees awarded), Health (35 degrees), Psychology (6 degrees), Business (20 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (9 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Finlandia University are Surgeons, Physicians, Skincare specialists, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

The most specialized majors at Finlandia University are Protective Services (11 degrees awarded), Health (35 degrees), Psychology (6 degrees), Business (20 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (9 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Finlandia University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,985,369 people), Elementary & secondary schools (1,142,974 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (652,390 people), Computer Systems Design (597,790 people), and Justice, public order, & safety activities (573,943 people).

The most specialized majors at Finlandia University are Protective Services (11 degrees awarded), Health (35 degrees), Psychology (6 degrees), Business (20 degrees), and Liberal Arts & Humanities (9 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Finlandia University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 23 degrees awarded
  2. 10 degrees awarded
  3. 8 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Finlandia University was Registered Nursing with 23 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

33
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
52
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 33 degrees were awarded to men at Finlandia University, which is 0.635 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (52).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 7 degrees were awarded to men at Finlandia University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 2.33 times more than the 3 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to men at Finlandia University in Registered Nursing, which is 3.6 times more than the 5 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

16%
100% Completion Time
21%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 16% of students graduating from Finlandia University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 21% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 21% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (75%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Finlandia University is Male and Two or More Races (75% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    52 degrees awarded
  2. Two or More Races
    3 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Finlandia University is white (52 degrees awarded). There were 17.3 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, two or more races (3 degrees).

29.4% of degree recipients (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    33 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    19 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    2 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Finlandia University is white female (33 degrees awarded). There were 1.74 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (19 degrees).

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Operations

Finlandia University has an endowment valued at nearly $5.97M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 88.8k (1.49%) compared to the 0.58% average return (286k on 49.3M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2022, Finlandia University had a total salary expenditure of 11.8M. Finlandia University employs 11 Assistant professors, 7 Associate professors and 3 Instructors. Most academics at Finlandia University are Male Assistant professor (6), Female Assistant professor (5), and Male Associate professor (4).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Finlandia University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 22 employees, Service, with 20 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 16 employees.

Endowment

$5.97M
2022 Endowment
0.0000167%
growth from 2021

Finlandia University has an endowment valued at about $5.97M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Finlandia University grew 0.0000167% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $43.3M lower than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$4.5M
2022 Salaries
0%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Finlandia University paid a median of $4.5M in salaries, which represents 38.1% of their overall expenditure ($11.8M) and a 0% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.7M (37.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$998k
Instructional Salaries
22
Number of Employees

In 2022, Finlandia University paid a total of $998k to 22 employees working as instructors, which represents 22.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.04M (32.1%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
11 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
22 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Finlandia University were Assistant professor with 11 employees, Associate professor with 7 employees, and Instructor with 3 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Finlandia University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 22 employees, Service with 20 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 16 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Assistant professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Finlandia University was Male Assistant professor with 6 employees, Female Assistant professor with 5 employees, and Male Associate professor with 4 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Finlandia University.

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