Non-traditional Students
Home » Admissions » Non-traditional Students

Please enter a search term to begin your search.

Discover how easy it can be to continue your education.

Finlandia University encourages adult learners to begin or complete their college degrees.  Working adults are invited to contact a Finlandia University admissions counselor to discuss career and financial aid opportunities. The enrollment management team at Finlandia is committed to working with students whether they are 18 years of age or 48.

Finlandia understands the problems faced by those who are unable to attend regular classes. Whether you are restricted by a job, child care, or a physical or learning disability, we are ready to help you complete your education. Many classes on campus are offered in the evening to provide flexibility in scheduling. Distance learning opportunities are also offered.

Non-traditional students have always felt comfortable at Finlandia University. Adults who have been out of school for a while make a big decision when they choose to go back to school, and it's important that they find supportive student services staff members, caring and committed faculty members, and a campus setting where they will feel comfortable and taken care of.

Many who have enrolled at varying stages of their lives have commented on the safe environment that they have found on our campus and the ease of the enrollment process as they return to pursue their dreams.

Completing a college degree can make a difference.

  • On average, people who earn two or four-year degrees earn from $250,000 to $1 million more in a lifetime than those without a degree.
  • An associate or bachelor's degree from Finlandia University qualifies you for many in-demand, well-paid careers in fields such as nursing, physical therapist assistant, criminal justice, elementary teaching, human services, business, and art and design.  People of all ages are taking classes at Finlandia University. It's easier than you may think.
  • Financial aid and scholarships are available to help you pay for college, even if you are attending part-time.
  • Individual academic advising, one-on-one faculty interaction, tutoring, and small classes will help you succeed.

Now is a great time to come talk with the Admissions staff at Finlandia about returning to school. You'll discover how easy it is to re-enroll and re-invest in your future.

Contact an Enrollment Officer today.
              Local: 906-487-7274
              Toll free: 1-877-202-5491

Request Information

 Apply Online us flag icon

     (U.S. citizens and permanant residents)

Continue an online application I hadn't completed

      (Click the blue "Continue Application" link when the new window opens.)

Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis. Some programs, however, have specific application deadlines.