The University of Findlay

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$35,174
2.85% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$26,206
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.5%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
79.6%
3,386 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
4,829
57.1% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
62.8%
385 Graduates

About

The University of Findlay is a higher education institution located in Hancock County, OH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The University of Findlay were General Business Administration & Management (55 degrees awarded), General Animal Sciences (49 degrees), and Equestrian Studies (46 degrees).

In 2020, 1,027 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The University of Findlay. 67.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 32.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (876 degrees), 33.7 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (26 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Findlay is $35,174, which is $12,644 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The University of Findlay is $35,174, which is $12,644 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,206.

In 2020, 61% of undergraduate students attending The University of Findlay received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 44% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,174
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at The University of Findlay was $35,174. The cost of tuition at The University of Findlay is $12,644 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$26,206
2020 Value
4.55%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 The University of Findlay had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,206. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of The University of Findlay grew by 4.55%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,175
Room and Board
$1,310
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The University of Findlay was of $8,175 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,310. The cost of room and board increased by 1.24% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 1.95% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

61%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
44%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

61% of undergraduate students at The University of Findlay received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 6.15% with respect to 2019, when 65% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.5%
2018 Default Rate
24
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at The University of Findlay was 2.5%, which represents 24 out of the 959 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The University of Findlay received 3,386 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 1.5% annual growth. Out of those 3,386 applicants, 2,695 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.6% acceptance rate.

There were 4,829 students enrolled at The University of Findlay in 2020, and 23% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The University of Findlay has an overall enrollment yield of 22.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
2,695
Accepted Out of 3,386

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The University of Findlay was 79.6% (2,695 admissions from 3,386 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 77.2%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 1.5%, while admissions grew by 4.62%.

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SAT Scores

23%
Submission Percentage
140
Scores Submitted

23% of enrolled first-time students at The University of Findlay in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The University of Findlay has a total enrollment of 4,829 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Findlay is 2,756 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,073. This means that 57.1% of students enrolled at The University of Findlay are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The University of Findlay, both undergraduate and graduate, is 68.9% White, 3.69% Black or African American, 3.52% Hispanic or Latino, 1.82% Asian, 1.04% Two or More Races, 0.331% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.124% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at The University of Findlay in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (51%), followed by White Male (19%) and Black or African American Male (3.38%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (51.1%), followed by White Male (21.2%) and Black or African American Female (2.18%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

57.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The University of Findlay, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,829 students. The full-time enrollment at The University of Findlay is 2,756 and the part-time enrollment is 2,073. This means that 57.1% of students enrolled at The University of Findlay are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

79%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The University of Findlay was 79%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), The University of Findlay had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,325
  2. Black or African American
    178
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    170

The enrolled student population at The University of Findlay is 68.9% White, 3.69% Black or African American, 3.52% Hispanic or Latino, 1.82% Asian, 1.04% Two or More Races, 0.331% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.124% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 874 students (18.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 357 more women than men received degrees from The University of Findlay. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The University of Findlay is white (876 degrees awarded). There were 33.7 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (26 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The University of Findlay is General Business Administration & Management (55 degrees awarded), followed by General Animal Sciences (49 degrees) and Equestrian Studies (46 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The University of Findlay, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Agriculture (107 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), and Education (117 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Findlay are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,732,178 people), Registered nurses (1,351,172 people), Secondary school teachers (387,759 people), Education administrators (262,978 people), and Other managers (187,541 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Findlay are Agriculture (107 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), Education (117 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 degrees), and Health (303 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Findlay are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Physicians, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at The University of Findlay are Agriculture (107 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), Education (117 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 degrees), and Health (303 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The University of Findlay are Elementary & secondary schools (2,873,753 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,571,316 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (362,395 people), Outpatient care centers (265,994 people), and Offices of physicians (214,834 people).

The most specialized majors at The University of Findlay are Agriculture (107 degrees awarded), Engineering Technologies (43 degrees), Education (117 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (26 degrees), and Health (303 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The University of Findlay.
Most Common
  1. 55 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 49 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 46 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The University of Findlay was General Business Administration & Management with 55 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

335
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
692
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 335 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Findlay, which is 0.484 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (692).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 63 degrees were awarded to men at The University of Findlay in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.692 times less than the 91 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 91 degrees were awarded to women at The University of Findlay in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.44 times more than the 63 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

53%
100% Completion Time
62%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 53% of students graduating from The University of Findlay completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Male
Highest Graduation Rate (80%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The University of Findlay is Male and Hispanic or Latino (80% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    876 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    26 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    25 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The University of Findlay is white (876 degrees awarded). There were 33.7 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (26 degrees).

0.876% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    615 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    261 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Male
    20 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at The University of Findlay is white female (615 degrees awarded). There were 2.36 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (261 degrees).

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Operations

The University of Findlay has an endowment valued at nearly $44.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2M (4.54%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, The University of Findlay had a total salary expenditure of $81.6M. The University of Findlay employs 94 Assistant professors, 53 Associate professors, and 44 Instructors. Most academics at The University of Findlay are Female Assistant professors (56), Male Assistant professors(38), and Male Associate professors (30).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Findlay are: Management, with 67 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 65 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 58 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$44.1M
2020 Endowment
4.27%
growth from 2019

The University of Findlay has an endowment valued at about $44.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of The University of Findlay grew 4.27% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $4.43M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $5.46M - Federal
  2. $1.13M - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, The University of Findlay received $5.46M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.13M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$38.8M
2020 Salaries
5.23%
decline from 2019

In 2020, The University of Findlay paid a median of $38.8M in salaries, which represents 47.6% of their overall expenditure ($81.6M) and a 5.23% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.16% decline from 2018 and a 2.14% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$16.7M
Instructional Salaries
219
Number of Employees

In 2020, The University of Findlay paid a total of $16.7M to 219 employees working as instructors, which represents 43% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
94 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
67 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at The University of Findlay were Assistant professor with 94 employees; Associate professor with 53 employees; and Associate professor with 44 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The University of Findlay were Management with 67 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 65 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 58 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The University of Findlay was Female Assistant professor with 56 employees, Male Assistant professor with 38 employees, and Male Associate professor with 30 employees.

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