We don’t recruit freshmen. We recruit college graduates.
The University of Findlay’s college investment plan is a
partnership between the University and you and your family. Our goal is to guide
you to graduation with the least amount of debt possible. Your part of the
partnership is to work hard to build the knowledge base you need to become a
Take the first steps to find out what
your individualized college investment plan at Findlay includes.
- Step 1: Send your transcripts to Findlay.
Your transcripts will help us work with Financial Aid to build an award package
that recognizes your outstanding achievements, both in and outside of the
- Step 2: Complete Findlay’s Total Degree
Cost Calculator at Findlay.edu/Totalcostcalculator. In about five minutes, you
will have an accurate dollar amount of what your out-of-pocket cost could be
each year at Findlay.
- Step 3: Complete the FAFSA your senior
year and list Findlay as a university you are considering attending. Listing UF
in the FAFSA will ensure that the Financial Aid Office automatically receives a
copy of your federal aid application. This information will be used to enhance
your pre-awarded college investment plan.
The average net price to
attend Findlay is $21,500, compared to an average net price of $19,600 for the
state schools and $23,200 for other private schools in the region.
UF donors play an important
part in affordability. Since 2006, our dedicated alumni and friends of UF have
raised more than $7.5 million in endowed scholarships. Bottom line: 99% of
students at UF receive financial aid.
Scholarship Competition Day
The University of Findlay’s Scholarship Competition Day is an
opportunity for exceptionally well-qualified applicants to compete for
scholarship money. Scholarships awarded are in addition to the academic
scholarships and financial aid that we offer to qualified students.
These half-day competitions are by invitation only and are held three
times a year, in December, January and March. Dozens of scholarships
ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 are awarded at each competition day. Call
Undergraduate Admissions at 419-434-4732 for more information.
Choose Ohio First Scholarship
The Choose Ohio First is a program created with
the intention to advance: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Medicine, (STEMM)
education fields. Ultimately, by supporting students in STEMM education fields,
the state of Ohio hopes to create a more sophisticated workforce that will
improve Ohio's economy. The Choose
Ohio First scholarship provides direct financial support to current and future
students of STEMM education degrees. The
University of Findlay has five different majors where students can take
advantage of the Choose Ohio First scholarships.
- Education - Undergraduate
- Education - Post Baccalaureate
- Computer Science
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program - ATOMS Scholars
UF's Noyce Program is funded through a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation's Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program. This program seeks to encourage talented junior science, technology, engineering and mathematics majors and professionals to become mathematics and science teachers. Click here to learn more
your sophomore year, you can continue to reduce the cost of your
education by earning one or more of the University’s endowed
scholarships. Click on the links below to find out more about
scholarships available for specific majors and interests.
Other Financial Aid Sources
There are several other types of financial aid available for incoming freshmen.
- Federal Pell Grants
- Federal Supplemental Grants
- Ohio College Opportunity Grants (for Ohio residents only)
- Pennsylvania Higher Education Grants (PA residents only)
- Federal Perkins Loans
- Federal Direct Loans
- Federal Direct PLUS Loans
- Alternative Loans
- Federal and University Work-Study