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Diversity Profile


Meaningful life, productive career

University of Findlay cultivates the potential within each student through academic excellence, transformative experiences, and a supportive community that is grounded in the Christian faith. The University is known not only for science, health professions, Animal Science, and Equestrian Studies programs but also for cultivating the next generation of business leaders, educators, and innovative thinkers through a dedication to experiential learning, both in and outside the classroom.

Established in 1882 through a joint partnership between the Churches of God, General Conference and the city of Findlay, the University of Findlay has nearly 60 majors leading to baccalaureate degrees and offers 10 master’s degrees, a Doctor of Pharmacy, an EdD, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy.

Nearly 4,200 students from approximately 40 countries are enrolled at Findlay. With an international student population of nearly 600, Findlay’s campus offers global experiences to students from all over the world. In addition, our faculty and staff strive to create a supportive community in which our students grow and find their path to a meaningful life and productive career.

Students may participate in any of nearly 100 student organizations, including special-interest clubs, student media, student government, performing arts groups, service clubs, academic honorary organizations, spiritual life groups, and Greek sororities and fraternities. Club sports and 18 intramural sports keep the competitive spirit alive on campus.

The fine arts flourish on campus with a variety of theatre productions, art exhibits, and vocal and instrumental music concerts that offer creative outlets and training for students.

The University of Findlay participates in 24 intercollegiate sports and is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II competing in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). In July 2017 UF will be joining the Great Midwest Athletic Conference (G-MAC). Both equestrian teams are members of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association.

Eight traditional residence halls, along with townhouses, apartments, and cottages, are available to meet students’ housing needs. The active housing and residence life program helps students make the most of their time on campus.

 

AT A GLANCE

• Private, residential liberal arts university with strong science, health professions, education, and business programs
• Ranked in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” in the Midwest
• Founded in 1882 by the Churches of God, General Conference and the city of Findlay.
• 16:1 student-faculty ratio (This low ratio means more personalized attention between you and our faculty.)
• More than 100 student organizations and special-interest groups; 20 student groups focused on Christian leadership

Freshman Profile (Fall 2016)
Average GPA: 3.6
Average SAT score: 1650
Average ACT score: 24

Enrollment (2016)
Total: Approximately 4,200
Undergraduate: 2,800
Graduate: 1,400

Location
Findlay, Ohio, is a flourishing Midwestern city that has been ranked as the best micropolitan community in the US. With an active downtown, shopping, restaurants, and beautiful parks for outdoor fun, the community is a great place to study, work, and call home.

Nearly 1,600 internship and full-time job opportunities from employers across the country are posted through UF’s Office of Career & Professional Development each year.

Academic Programs
• Accounting
- Financial Accounting
- Managerial Accounting
• Animal Science
- Industry
- Pre-veterinary Medicine
- Science
• Art
• Art Management
• Biology*
• Business Management
• Chemistry*
• Children’s Book Illustration
• Computer Science
- Business
- Computer Systems
- Information Assurance
- Mathematics
- Web & Database
• Criminal Justice
• Criminal Justice: White-Collar Crime
• Diagnostic Medical Sonography
• Echocardiography
• Economics
• Education
- Adolescent/Young Adult
        Integrated English/Language Arts
        Integrated Mathematics
        Integrated Science
        Integrated Social Studies
        Life Science
- Early Childhood
- Intervention Specialist Education/Mild to Moderate Disabilities
    - Middle Childhood
        Language Arts/Math
        Language Arts/Science
        Language Arts/Social Studies
        Math/Science
        Math/Social Studies
        Science/Social Studies
    - Multi-Age
        Health and Physical Education
        Japanese
        Physical Education
        Spanish
        Visual Arts
• English
    - Creative Writing
    - General Writing    
    - Literature    
    - Teaching
• Environmental, Safety & Occupational Health Management
• Equestrian Studies
    - English Riding/Training
    - Western Riding/Training
• Equine Business Management
• Finance
• Forensic Science
    - DNA/Serology
    - Toxicology
• Graphic Design
• Health & Physical Education
• Health Care Management
• Health Science
    - Pre-occupational Therapy
    - Pre-physical Therapy
• History
• Hospitality Management
• Human Resource Management
• Japanese
• Journalism/Digital Media
• Law & the Liberal Arts (Pre-law)
• Marketing
• Mathematics
    - Applied Emphasis for Actuary Preparation
    - Applied Emphasis for Computer Science
    - Applied Emphasis for Engineering Science
    - Applied Emphasis for Operations Research
    - Pure Mathematics
• Medical Laboratory Science
• Nuclear Medicine Technology
• Nursing
• Operations & Logistics
• Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
• Philosophy/Applied Philosophy
• Political Science
• Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography
• Pre-veterinary Medicine, Animal Science
• Psychology
• Public Relations
• Religious Studies
    - Biblical Studies
    - Christian Studies
    - Comparative Religion Studies
    - Individualized Studies
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Spanish
• Sport & Event Management
• Strength & Conditioning
• Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
• Theatre
- Music Theatre
 - Performance
• Vascular Sonography
• Wellness and Exercise Promotion

* Recommended majors for students interested in medical school

Graduate and Professional Degrees
• Applied Security and Analytics
• Athletic Training
• Business Administration
• Education (master’s and doctorate)
• Environmental, Safety & Health Management
• Health Informatics
• Occupational Therapy
• Pharmacy
• Physical Therapy
• Physician Assistant
• Rhetoric & Writing
• Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)/Bilingual Education

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