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October 29, 2020

Student Spotlight: Kevin Danks, International Business Major

Kevin Danks is a transfer student at Finlandia University, majoring in International Business at the International School of Business. Communications work-study, Amanda Staege, recently interviewed him about his decision to transfer to Finlandia and what it’s like studying business at FinnU. 

Where are you from? Where did you graduate from high school?

I moved from the Lower Peninsula two years ago, from a city called Ludington. I’m originally from a city [...]

Test Optional
November 11, 2019

FinnU Now Offers Test-Optional Admissions

Finlandia University is excited to join other progressive universities by adopting a test-optional admissions policy. As a result, students can opt-out of providing standardized test scores such as the SAT/ACT as part of their admissions decision. Instead, students will be evaluated on high school or college grade point average and rigor of previous coursework.

“This is part of Finlandia’s continued efforts to make higher education accessible to all who wish to pursue a degree,” said Dean [...]

February 15, 2019

Finlandia participates in Michigan Transfer Agreement

Finlandia University’s effort to become a transfer-friendly leader continued in 2018 with formal participation in the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA).

“While FinnU has always honored many of the elements of the MTA, this allows us to take an official position and showcase our transfer friendliness across the great state of Michigan,” Assistant Director of Admissions and Transfer Coordinator Craig Kangas said.

Participating in the MTA helps make things clearer for students and other participating institutions. It was formed [...]

May 23, 2018

Finlandia now offers priority registration for transfer students

As part of its commitment to be a transfer-friendly leader, Finlandia University enacted a new policy this spring that allows students transferring into the university to have priority registration.

“Finlandia recognizes that transfer students have specific scheduling needs and this policy aims to keep those students on track to degree completion in the shortest time possible,” Dean of Students Erin Barnett said.

This policy change is just the latest in Finlandia’s actions to become a transfer-friendly leader. Other recent announcements included a [...]

Jason Sullivan Finlandia Fridays
December 29, 2017

Transfer friendly focus discussed with Registrar Jason Sullivan

This week Finlandia Fridays was visited by Registrar Jason Sullivan to talk about important moves that will help put Finlandia in a leadership role when it comes to transfer students. President Philip Johnson had this to say about the topic, “Finlandia values the passion, drive and maturity that transfer students offer our campus. In addition to our transfer tuition reset, we are launching a friendlier application process and streamlining our credit transfer process. Blended with up close and [...]

December 15, 2017

Finlandia hosting open house for transfer students and nurses

Event to focus on online nursing program and new transfer pricing

Finlandia’s effort to become the most transfer friendly college will be highlighted on Tuesday, December 19 with a Transfer Open House from 4 to 8 p.m. in the lobby of the Jutila Center. On hand that night will be Transfer Coordinator Craig Kangas and RN-BSN Program Director Mark Miron.

“We’re proud of the work we’ve done to improve our university from a transfer student perspective, and on Tuesday [...]

November 14, 2017

Finlandia University announces In-State Transfer Tuition Pricing for Michigan and non-Michigan residents

Finlandia University announced today the implementation of “In-State Transfer Tuition Pricing,” available to Michigan and non-Michigan residents. This first-of-its-kind tuition reset helps establish FinnU as a transfer-friendly leader in the Midwest and beyond.

Beginning with the January 2018 semester, Finlandia will reset tuition to $12,594 per year or $6,297 per semester for students bringing in at least six transferable college credits. The tuition reset price is the median in-state tuition price for public, four-year institutions in the state of Michigan.

Finlandia’s [...]

Logan Moore Finlandia Fridays
October 27, 2017

Logan Moore talks leadership, community and sisu on Finlandia Fridays

This week Finlandia Fridays is visited by the Student Senate Campus Community Representative Logan Moore. Moore is originally from Traverse City, Michigan, and is in his junior year working towards a degree in business and management. Informing listeners of how he ended up at FinnU, Moore said “I originally went to a much larger college and it didn’t work out there. I decided to move to Finlandia University and immediately right when I got there, the small class sizes were [...]

November 30, 2016

Finlandia Success: Haley Neri ’15

This month’s Finlandia University alumni success story is focusing on recent alumni Haley Neri – a double major who is now working as a marketing coordinator at Boss Beauty Supply in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In this question-and-answer session she talks about the meaningful experiences she had at Finlandia that prepared her for her career. She also offers some advice for students currently enrolled at Finlandia.

Meet Haley Neri Majors: Graphic Design and Business Administration Graduation Year: 2015 Hometown: Blissfield, Michigan Current Location: [...]

Transfer Students

Finlandia University is a wonderful place to continue your education, especially if you like the individualized attention that can only be provided on a small campus like ours. We take advantage of our small class sizes to offer incredible opportunities to our students. That includes great degrees in a surprisingly wide variety of disciplines (health sciences, fine art and design, business, liberal arts and more!), some of the most beautiful surroundings in the world in

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