Finlandia University

country rank  1439
world rank  5073

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University Overview

Founded in 1896, Finlandia University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the small town of Hancock (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Michigan. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Finlandia University is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Lutheran religion. Finlandia University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 122 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic record and grades. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1896
Motto Dominus Illuminatio Mea
The Lord is my Light
Colours Finlandia blue, anthracite gray and white

University Location

Address 601 Quincy Street
Hancock (population range: 2,500-9,999)
49930-1832 Michigan
United States
T +1 (906) 482 5300
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Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office


Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range under-50
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Lutheran Christian-Lutheran Evangelical Lutheran Church In America -

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Finlandia University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Higher Learning Commission

Memberships and Affiliations

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Academic Structure

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Online Courses

Finlandia University's iTunes U channel iTunes U

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Site last updated: Thursday, 7 March 2019