Saint Francis University: Review & Facts

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Saint Francis University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,665 students enrolled. This college was established in 1847 and is the only school located in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

Saint Francis University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
81
Fair
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at Saint Francis University.

Saint Francis University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 81 majors. The most popular concentrations are Medical Assistant, Management, Medical, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
87%
Good
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Saint Francis University is high at 87% (well above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Saint Francis University is good: 72%.

Student to faculty ratio at Saint Francis University is pretty decent -- 14:1. Read more details on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,200
High
Average tuition charges are extremely high, around $31,100 a year. The additional fees at Saint Francis University not covered by tuition are roughly $1,100; this makes it a total of $32,200 per year.

Read the details about Saint Francis University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
74%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 1,932 applications were submitted and 1,432 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to be accepted at this school.

The school might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Saint Francis University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,600
Medium
Saint Francis University provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Saint Francis University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Saint Francis University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 1,400 students, which offers a decent on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - approximately $5,600 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Saint Francis University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Saint Francis University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Saint Francis University Location and Maps



Post Address: Saint Francis University, 117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, Pennsylvania 15940, USA
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