Finlandia University

Hancock, MI 49930
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Finlandia University is one of the forty private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Michigan. The campus is located in Hancock town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 402 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 99 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 31 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 31%). Every year 30% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Finlandia University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $22,258, and fees were $500. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $22,258 and $500 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleRemote Town
Number of Students402
Student to Faculty Ratio7:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Evangelical Lutheran Church
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate31%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 6 19

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1969 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/21/2007 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT790 to 1040
ACT17 to 23
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$740/credit
In State Students$740/credit
Out of State Students$740/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $33,300 $33,300 $33,300
ADN 70 $51,800 $51,800 $51,800
BSN 125 $92,500 $92,500 $92,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Finlandia University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 56% $3,805
Other Federal Grant 56% $1,807
State Grant & Scholarships 48% $1,743
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $5,663
Federal Student Loans 82% $5,587
Private Loans 11% $11,557


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$22,690
$30,001 to $48,000$22,562
$48,001 to $75,000$22,687
$75,001 to $110,000$23,599
Over $110,000$27,215

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Michigan state board of nursing.
Finlandia University
601 Quincy St
Hancock, MI 49930

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