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University of Findlay

The University of Findlay (UF) is a private university in Findlay, Ohio. It was affiliated with the Churches of God General Conference. Nearly 3,700 students are enrolled at Findlay, with more than 2,700 undergraduate and nearly 1,000 graduate students. Approximately 1,300 students live on campus in University housing. Approximately 340 full-time and part-time faculty teach regular and online classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 15:1.
 
UF has been recognized as a “Best in the Midwest” college by the Princeton Review. UF ranks consistently in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” in the Midwest and was also named to the “A+ Schools for B Students” list for the second year. UF has been recognized as one of “America’s Best Private Colleges” by Institutional Research and Evaluation Inc., an independent research organization specializing in higher education. In addition, the city of Findlay was chosen as one of Ohio’s Best Hometowns for 2012-2013 by the editors of Ohio Magazine.

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Location

Address
1000 N Main St
City
Findlay
State
OH
Zip/Post Code
45840-3653

Contact Information

Phone
Fax
Financial Aid Website

Stats

Total Undergrad enrollment
3872
Total Graduate enrollment
1008
In State Tuition Fees
29716
Out State Tuition Fees
29716
ACT Score
26
SAT Score
1160
Grade Point Average(GPA)
3.30
Male Female Ratio
38:62
Acceptance Rate
71%
Student Faculty Ratio
15:01

Additional Information

College Type
Private
Religious Affiliation
Church of God
Campus Housing
Yes
Mission Statement
NULL
Mascot
Derrick The Oiler
Colors
Black and Orange
Conference
Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic

College History

History

The predecessor of The University of Findlay, Findlay College, was founded on January 28, 1882 by the city of Findlay and the Churches of God General Conference. By 1897, the college had established an endowment of more than $100,000 and boasted sixteen faculty members. In 1989, Findlay College became known as the University of Findlay. The campus, still affiliated with the Church of God, embarked on a building campaign, adding five new buildings over the next several years. By the start of the twenty-first century, the institution boasted sixty-five different areas of undergraduate study and eight graduate programs.

The university is especially well known for its equestrian studies program and offers equestrian riding as a varsity sport. The University of Findlay has experienced substantial growth over the past couple of decades and tripled in size of enrollment, staff, and facilities. For example, recently in 2012, the university added structures to Davis Street to host its esteemed pharmacy program.

College Specialty

Specialty

The University of Findlay has a long history of welcoming international students to our campus and community. The Office of International Admissions and Services believes very strongly in our mission: To recruit and market UF programs to qualified students from around the world; therefore, promoting diversity and culture within our campus community. To provide accurate and timely processing of transcript evaluations and paperwork for admission decisions. To welcome and acclimate international students to campus life and the city of Findlay. To maintain student status requirements for all government regulations. To provide social/educational activities to encourage student interaction as well as enabling students to learn about the customs of American culture.??

Alumni

Alumni

Tim Beckman head football coach at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Dennis Canfield head coach and part-owner of the Jamestown Jets R. Clint Cole U.S. Representative Ralph D. Cole U.S. Representative Joanie Dodds American fashion model Edward L. Feightner World War II flying ace, test pilot, and Blue Angels pilot John W. Grabiel Arkansas politician Gary Harpst CEO of Six Disciplines Charlie Parker (basketball coach) basketball coach Stacy Westfall professional horse trainer Amy Harber Hollywood actress Jennifer Wolfe- Astronaut.

Alumni Association:www.findlay.edu/offices/advancement/alumni/

Campus

Campus

The University of Findlay is located in Findlay, Ohio, a small city that is pleasant and safe. Findlay has been designated a “dreamtown” by Demographics Daily, and it has been repeatedly named one of the top 10 “micropolitan” areas (small cities) in the U.S. by Site Selection magazine. Findlay is the only city in Ohio to have been named one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People three consecutive times by America’s Promise Alliance, an organization founded by Colin Powell.

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