About The University of Findlay
The University of Findlay is an institution of higher education that is steeped in tradition and committed to providing the best education possible to its students. Our history and traditions, coupled with our desire for innovation, make The University of Findlay an excellent place to earn your degree.
The University of Findlay is the largest and most diverse private educational institution in northwest Ohio, with a total enrollment of more than 4,400 full-time and part-time students. We offer more than 60 majors leading to baccalaureate degrees, eight master’s degrees, a doctor of pharmacy and a doctor of physical therapy. Findlay is a flexible, forward-looking university that continually adapts programs and teaching methods to prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s careers.
Bachelor’s degree requirements include a solid
academic major curriculum combined with a liberal arts
foundation. Students also are encouraged to participate in campus-sponsored service learning projects and to prepare for their chosen careers through co-op and internship experiences.
Of 2,700 full-time undergraduates, 1,380 live in campus housing. Campus activities abound with more than 65 clubs and organizations, intramural sports and 23 intercollegiate athletic teams. Theatre productions, art exhibits and music concerts offer creative outlets and serve as a source of cultural enrichment for the campus and community.
Findlay’s diverse student population includes more than 800 international students from nearly 40 countries, bringing a rich diversity to campus. UF ranks high among U.S. institutions of our type for the number and percentage of international students we enroll.
Education at The University of Findlay is offered in ways that accommodate students of all ages. Many students have time-pressured lifestyles and multiple responsibilities. In addition to traditional weekday classes, Findlay offers courses at night, on weekends and over the Internet.
Findlay’s longest-standing tradition is a faculty focused on students, providing individual academic advising and personal attention. Alumni and current students alike cite close relationships with faculty members as hallmarks of their educational experiences at Findlay. Faculty are also involved with research and publishing, participating in professional organizations and presenting at conferences, but their first love is teaching students.
The University of Findlay is fortunate in its location. The city of Findlay, population 37,000, has been named one of the best communities in Ohio and one of the top places to live in the United States. Findlay consistently has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Ohio and offers students opportunities for internships and employment, as well as for recreation and shopping.