University of St Francis: Review & Facts

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University of St Francis is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,960 students enrolled. This college was established in 1847 and is one of the 4 colleges located in Joliet, Illinois.

University of St Francis is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
66
Fair
Several-month certificate, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are offered at University of St Francis.

USF deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and offers 66 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Nursing, Medical, Education, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
76%
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 good sign. Nevertheless, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

University of St Francis student retention rate is fair at 76% (above Illinois average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of St Francis is below average - 57%.

Student to faculty ratio at USF is good -- 11:1. Find out more details about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,100
High
Average tuition prices are very high - around $29,700 per academic year. The additional fees at USF not covered by tuition are around $400; which comes to $30,100 annually.

Read the details about University of St Francis 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
51%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 1,423 applications were submitted and 719 were accepted; so it is not very hard to enroll at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at USF in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
University of St Francis provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at USF, 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.

ROTC
Available
Yes
University of St Francis offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 500 students, which provides a nice on-campus housing option.

Army ROTC programs are available at USF. 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.

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

Based on the college crime numbers, University of St Francis seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of St Francis Location and Maps



Post Address: University of St Francis, 500 N Wilcox St, Joliet, Illinois 60435-6188, USA
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