Classes Start August 26

FinnU has no admission deadlines because we believe you should take as long as you need to make your college decision.

We'll welcome you with open arms when you do.

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Apply to Finlandia in Three Easy Steps

Choosing a college and degree is stressful. We work with you to make the process as easy as possible, which is why we don’t set application deadlines. Applications are accepted at any time and acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis. To ensure everything can be done in time, we suggest getting started on your application process as soon as you can.

1. Fill out the application – This FREE online form can be filled out in approximately 10 minutes.

2. Submit supporting information – An admissions officer will be assigned to you and request you submit your official high school transcripts, college transcripts (if needed), and official SAT or ACT scores.

3. Figure out financial aid – 100 percent of full-time students who attend Finlandia receive financial aid. Our financial aid staff will help determine how they can help make a Finlandia education affordable for you.

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$10,000 Finnish Strong Scholarship for Transfer Students

This incredible scholarships helps establish FinnU as a transfer-friendly leader in the Midwest and beyond.

Finlandia is offering a $10,000 scholarship for students bringing in at least six transferable college credits. This scholarship, unheard of for any  university, is available to students coming from anywhere in the world who bring in at least six credits.

Why Finlandia?

At Finlandia University, we’re always willing to go the extra mile to make sure every student has the opportunity to learn. With over 20 majors to choose from in art & design, health sciences, business, and natural and social sciences, FinnU can cater to whatever career you may be interested in pursuing.

See how Finlandia’s uncommon attention, small courses and 10 NCAA athletic programs provide students with the optimal college experience and set them up for career success.



Minimum Admissions Requirements

We personally review every application that comes through our door. Because we know how awful waiting to hear back about a major life decision is, most students receive their admissions decision within one day. Admissions standards* for new incoming students are

  • GPA 2.25 or higher
  • ACT 15 or above
  • SAT 830 or above

For transfer students, admissions standards are

  • GPA 2.00 with six or more college credits

*If you do not meet these standards, contact our admissions team to learn about your options.