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Finlandia's new tuition initiatives—the next best thing to a steaming hot pasty on a cold winter day.

Listen to what our students have to say


As with any new initiative, we understand that you probably have a question or two, or even several. Take a look at the frequently asked questions we’ve answered below, and if you don’t see what you are looking for we would be happy to answer your questions in person.

Feel free to email us at or call:

Travis Hanson
Director of Admissions

Sandra Turnquist
Director of Financial Aid

Q: What is Finlandia Four?

A: Finlandia Four is our commitment to students at Finlandia University to help in identifying the cost of their education as they plan and anticipate attending and graduating from Finlandia.

Our Finlandia Four commitment means you are guaranteed the cost of tuition and room/board while our students are continuously enrolled for eight consecutive semesters (Fall & Spring) while obtaining a baccalaureate degree or four consecutive semesters while obtaining an associate degree.

Q: What is the basic criteria of Finlandia Four?

  • Starting Fall 2014, tuition and room/board stays the same for incoming students first enrolling to the University.
  • Students need to be continuously enrolled full time for both the Fall and Spring semesters.
  • Finlandia Four is a tuition guarantee for up to four academic years for students seeking a four-year degree and up to two academic years for students seeking a two-year degree.
  • Applies to all: In-state, out-of state and international students.

Q: Can I lose the Finlandia Four?

A: Yes. If a student leaves the university anytime during the course of their Finlandia Four plan, then choose to return to Finlandia, the student will enter the university at the current tuition rate offered to new students.

Q: As a transfer, student can I receive Finlandia Four?

A: Yes! As you transfer your credits to Finlandia, an anticipated graduation date based on your program and transferred credits will be established. It will be for this period of time the tuition rate you come in at, will be what you pay through your expected graduation date.

Q: What if I am less than a full time student?

A: You will want to enroll full-time to experience the benefits of Finlandia Four!

Q: What is Finlandia Future?

A: Finlandia Future is our commitment to reward students continuously enrolled for eight consecutive semesters and graduating with a baccalaureate degree.

Q: How does it work?

A: If you enroll for eight consecutive semesters (Fall and Spring), and graduate with a baccalaureate degree - you pay for 7 semesters, the eighth is free! This does not cover room/board for the eighth semester.

Q: I am a current student. Do these initiatives work for me?

A: The answer is yes, and no.

Yes, Finlandia Four applies to you as well! Your tuition and room/board for your next semester will be the price you pay until your expected graduation date.

No, the Finlandia Future will only apply to incoming freshmen beginning in the fall of 2014.

Degree Programs

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Finlandia University's admissions staff is filled with people who have done it before, and are prepared to help you answer questions regarding Finlanida Future, Finlandia Four, applying, financial aid, our academic programs, our athletic programs and maybe even the best place to get a piece of pizza in Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. Click here to request to be contacted by someone from our admissions staff.

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