Finlandia University has finalized a Teach-Out Agreement with the University of Dubuque in Dubuque, Iowa. UD is Finlandia’s eighth official Teach-Out Institution, joining Adrian College, Bay College, Michigan Technological University, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Northern Michigan University, Waldorf University, and Wartburg College.
Founded in 1852, the University of Dubuque is a private, coed university with a 77-acre campus that sits near the scenic bluffs along the Mississippi River in a dynamic river town that’s grown into a center of [...]
Transfer pathway to offer automatic admissions, low tuition and generous credit transfer for qualifying FinnU students
Northland College in Ashland, WI, will offer automatic admissions, low tuition and generous credit transfer for qualifying Finlandia students under a newly created initiative, the Sisu Promise.
All Finlandia University students are guaranteed automatic admission with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher when they apply to Northland College at northland.edu/apply or through the Common App. In addition to automatic admissions for those [...]
Finlandia University has finalized a Teach-Out Agreement with Waldorf University in Forest City, Iowa. Waldorf is Finlandia’s seventh official Teach-Out Institution, joining Michigan Technological University, Bay College, Adrian College, Wartburg College, Northern Michigan University and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College.
Founded in 1903, Waldorf University is a friendly, private liberal arts school offering a litany of certificate, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. Waldorf serves approximately 2,500 undergraduate students, offering both in-person and online learning paths while accommodating students [...]
Finlandia University has finalized a Teach-Out Agreement with Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay, Wisc. that will apply to PTA and Pre-PTA students at FinnU. Non-PTA or non-Pre-PTA majors applying for admission to NWTC will be considered transfer students.
Founded in 1912, NWTC is a nationally-recognized, two-year public college serving nearly 20,000 individuals annually. Focused on student success and the economic vitality of its communities, NWTC transforms, strengthens, and inspires the people of northeast Wisconsin and beyond.
On Thursday, March 2, Finlandia University’s Board of Trustees announced that Finlandia will not enroll students for the 2023-2024 academic year. The decision follows months of continuous efforts to find pathways for the University to continue its mission.
“I am deeply saddened to announce that due to a combination of demographic changes, with fewer high school graduates available, a steep decrease in interest in going to college among those graduates, and an unbearable debt load, Finlandia’s Board of Trustees met and [...]
The Finlandia Scholarship for Art is a new competitive art scholarship opportunity available for Fall 2023 incoming freshmen or transfer students majoring in Art Therapy or Graphic Design.
New to Finlandia for Fall 2023 (incoming freshman or transfer)
Art Therapy or Graphic Design major
2.5 GPA required
One single $2,000 scholarship, renewable for four years by maintaining a 2.5 GPA
Competitive (awarded based on portfolio review)
Portfolio reviews will occur following the spring 2023 semester and the recipient will be awarded [...]
University relaxes requirements, extends deadline and opens Rise Together Scholarship to bachelor degree-seeking students
Finlandia University will build on its boldest expression of affordability by easing eligibility requirements for the Rise Together Free Full Tuition Scholarship.
Now applicable to all four years of tuition at Finlandia, the Rise Together Scholarship will allow bachelor’s degree-seeking students with a minimum GPA of 2.25 to apply. Other significant changes include a May 1 deadline extension for filing the FAFSA and the removal of the Tuition [...]
Finlandia announces scholarship overhaul ahead of spring 2023 semester
Finlandia University will build on its commitment to providing affordable higher education by awarding newly introduced scholarship packages to incoming spring 2023 students. Taking steps to simplify the cost of attendance further, Finlandia’s new Scholarship Calculator acts as a fast and easy-to-use tool for all.
Within two to six questions, the calculator provides students with the minimum scholarship amount they will receive from Finlandia University. Minimum scholarships are then stackable [...]
Finlandia University alumni and friends donated over $50,000 toward student scholarships during FinnU’s sixth annual Giving Tuesday fundraiser in November. The official total raised was $52,356, including an anonymous contribution of $10,000 kicking off the event.
Finlandia President Tim Pinnow praised the efforts of those who supported the cause, which has become an important FinnU tradition as 100 percent of full-time domestic students currently receive financial aid.
“This incredible response to the Giving Tuesday event will help Finlandia continue to focus on [...]
If you’re wondering what the Michigan Achievement Scholarship means for high school graduates looking to attend Finlandia University next fall, we’ve got you covered.
By the Numbers
80 percent of students who attend an independent college or university in Michigan qualify.
Students can qualify for up to an additional $20,000 over the course of their college education at an independent college or university, such as Finlandia University.
Add in the current tuition grant and students can receive up to $35,000 over the course of [...]