Saint Francis University

country rank  1184
world rank  3702

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University Overview

Established in 1847, Saint Francis University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the village of Loretto (population range of under 2,500 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Saint Francis University is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Saint Francis University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 171 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. Saint Francis University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1847
Motto Reach Higher. Go Far.
Reach Higher Go Far
Colours Red and white

University Location

Address 117 Evergreen Drive
Loretto (population range: under 2,500)
15940 Pennsylvania
United States
T +1 (814) 472 3100
F +1 (814) 472 3335

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Box 600
Loretto 15940
+1 (814) 472 3100
800 342 5738

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 3,000-3,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 100-199
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Franciscan - www.franciscanstor.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Saint Francis University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
  • Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant, Inc. (ARC-PA)
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)

Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities (AFCU)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • Council for International Educational Exchange (CIEE)

Academic Structure

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