Findlay cultivates the potential within each student through academic excellence, transformative experiences and a supportive community that is grounded in faith.
In today’s fast-paced world, Findlay is continually adapting programs and teaching methods to meet the needs of current students who are preparing for tomorrow’s careers. Education at The University of Findlay is offered in formats that accommodate students of all ages and their time-pressured lifestyles. In addition to traditional weekday classes, Findlay offers courses at night, on weekends and online.
The University of Findlay has nearly 60 majors leading to baccalaureate degrees and offers 10 master’s degrees, a doctor of pharmacy, a Ed.D. and a doctor of physical therapy. The University is nationally known for our equestrian studies, animal science/pre-veterinary medicine, nuclear medicine technology, occupational therapy and physical therapy, and environmental, safety and occupational health management programs. A full list of programs of study may be accessed by clicking here.
More than 4,200 students are enrolled at Findlay. Approximately 1,350 students live on campus in University housing. Approximately 340 full-time and part-time faculty teach regular and online classes, with a student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1.
The University of Findlay encompasses more than 388 acres, including its 73-acre main campus and six off-campus facilities. For a full list of University facilities, click here.
Opportunities abound for learning leadership and interpersonal skills outside the classroom. 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 20 intramural sports keep the competitive spirit alive on campus.
The fine arts flourish on campus with a variety of theater productions, art exhibits and vocal and instrumental music concerts that offer creative outlets and training for students, as well as serve as a source of cultural enrichment for the community.
The University of Findlay participates in 24 intercollegiate sports: 10 men’s (baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, indoor and outdoor track, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis and wrestling); 12 women’s (basketball, cheerleading, cross country, dance team, golf, lacrosse, softball, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and volleyball); and two mixed sports, western and English equestrian riding.
Findlay is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II and competes in the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC). Both equestrian teams are members of the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association.
The University of Findlay is located in Findlay, Ohio, a small city that is pleasant and progressive. Findlay has been designated a “dream town” by Demographics Daily, and it has been repeatedly named one of the top 10 “micropolitan” areas (small cities) in the U.S. by Site Selection magazine. Findlay is the only city in Ohio to have been named one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People by America’s Promise Alliance, an organization founded by Colin Powell.
UF is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and the national accrediting organizations for athletic training, environmental health science and protection, nuclear medicine technology, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, social work and teacher education. UF’s programs are also authorized by the Ohio Department of Higher Education
- Nearly 100% of UF students receive some sort of financial aid, either in scholarships, work-study grants or government loans
- Ranks in the top tier of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” in the Midwest.
- UF was profiled as a "Best in the Midwest" college by the Princeton Review for the past eight years
- UF has been recognized as one of “America’s Best Private Colleges” by Institutional Research and Evaluation Inc., an independent research organization specializing in higher education.