Saint Francis University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office
Box 600
117 Evergreen Drive
Loretto, PA 15940
(814) 472-3100
(800) 342-5732
Fax: (814) 472-3335

Contact: Erin McCloskey
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Main Address
PO Box 600
Loretto, PA 15940
(814) 472-3000

www.francis.edu

Size
Total undergrads: 1,612
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 408
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,571
Graduate enrollment: 598

Setting
Rural setting
Rural community (under 2,500)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 75%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 84%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
French Studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems A,B
Marketing Management B
Real Estate A

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General B
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Education – General B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
French Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Psychology Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Special Education B
Speech Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

Engineering

Engineering – General B
Environmental Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology B
Exercise physiology B
Nursing (RN) B
Physician Assistance B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Mathematics/Computer Science B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B
Forest Management B
Forestry – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B
Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B
Social Work B

Social Sciences

Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Saint Francis University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(814) 472-3000
Website:www.francis.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.francis.edu/apply-now/
Address:117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, PA 15940
Setting:31
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,742
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):71%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:14 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:1,974 (72% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$33,344
Out-of-state Tuition:$33,344
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$20,996

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Saint Francis University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Saint Francis University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services392
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education2193
Engineering24
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs173
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies3
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies3
Physical Sciences1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions2
Social Sciences3
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Grand total395810

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Saint Francis University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Grand total3

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Saint Francis University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$33,344
Out-of-state$33,344
Books and supplies$2,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$25,550
Out-of-state$25,550

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid38994%
Grant or scholarship aid38794%$20,996
Student loan aid28369%$9,257

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,57377%$19,666
Federal student loans1,13756%$7,803

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Saint Francis University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Saint Francis University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants1,8386981,140
Percent admitted100%65%69%
Percent admitted who enrolled19%19%20%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Saint Francis University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,742
Undergraduate enrollment2,120
Graduate enrollment622

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Saint Francis University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels

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