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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.

 

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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 over the Internet.

The University of Findlay has more than 60 majors leading to baccalaureate degrees and offers seven master’s degrees, a doctor of pharmacy and a doctor of physical therapy.  Unusual and well-recognized programs include equestrian studies, pre-veterinary medicine, nuclear medicine technology, occupational therapy, physical therapy and physician assistant, as well as environmental, safety and occupational health management.  Forensic science and animal science are the newest majors.

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 arts in liberal studies, a master of athletic training, a master of occupational therapy and a master of science in environmental, safety and health management, as well as the professional doctorates in pharmacy and physical therapy.

Three degree completion programs leading to bachelor of science degrees are offered entirely online:  business management, criminal justice and environmental, safety and health management.  The MBA and the master of science in environmental, safety and health management also are offered entirely online in addition to classes held on campus.

More than 4,400 students are enrolled at Findlay, with 3,100 undergraduate and 1,300 graduate students.  Approximately 2,700 students are enrolled full-time in the undergraduate program on campus, with 1,380 students living in University housing.  

Opportunities abound for learning leadership and interpersonal skills outside the classroom.  Students may participate in any of more than 65 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 27 intramural sports keep the competitive spirit alive on campus.

The fine arts flourish on campus with a variety of theatre 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 23 intercollegiate sports: 11 men’s (baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, indoor and outdoor track, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis and wrestling) and 10 women’s (basketball, cross country, golf, softball, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and volleyball).  The newest varsity sports are western and English equestrian riding, which are mixed sports, although they have predominantly female participants.

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 “dreamtown” byDemographics Daily, and it has been named one of the top 100 small towns 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, physical therapy, physician assistant, social work and teacher education. Its pharmacy program holds candidate status with the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. UF’s programs are authorized by the Ohio Board of Regents.

 
 


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