The University of Findlay is a flexible, forward-looking institution that is constantly seeking ways to better serve students and the community. 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 eight master’s degrees, a doctor of pharmacy and a doctor of physical therapy. Unusual and well-recognized programs include equestrian studies, pre-veterinary medicine (animal science/pre-veterinary medicine option), nuclear medicine technology, occupational therapy and physical therapy, as well as environmental, safety and occupational health management.
Graduate programs offered include a master of arts in education, a master of arts in teaching English as a second language (TESOL) and bilingual education, a master of business administration, a master of athletic training, a master of occupational therapy, a master of physician assistant, a master of health informatics and a master of science in environmental, safety and health management, as well as the doctor of pharmacy and doctor of physical therapy.
Two-degree completion programs leading to a bachelor of science degrees are offered entirely online: business management and environmental, safety and health management. The MBA, master of science in environmental, safety and health management and master of arts in education also are offered entirely online in addition to classes held on campus.
Nearly 3,700 students are enrolled at Findlay, with more than 2,700 undergraduate and nearly 1,000 graduate students. Approximately 1,300 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 15:1.
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 28 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.
The University of 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 three consecutive times 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, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, social work and teacher education. UF’s programs are authorized by the Ohio Board of Regents.