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Tuition & Fees

$33,344

$33,344

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
45%
400-499
34%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
20%
500-599
44%
400-499
27%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
43%
400-499
31%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
40%
18-23
47%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
30-36
2%
24-29
32%
18-23
50%
12-17
15%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
40%
18-23
38%
12-17
20%
6-11
0
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undergraduateRatios

38%

62%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,277
Declined + 402
Total Received 1,679
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Private (nonprofit)

1,695

undergraduate students

650

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Physician Assistant
  2. Business
  3. Physical Therapy
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Codes

SAT 2797
ACT 3682

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School Facts

Saint Francis University of Pennsylvania, founded in 1847, is a church-affiliated college of liberal arts and sciences. Its 600-acre campus is located in Loretto, 90 miles east of Pittsburgh.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,345
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

Loretto, PA

600-acre campus in Loretto (population: 1,367), 20 miles from Altoona and 85 miles from Pittsburgh. Major airport serves Pittsburgh; smaller airport and train serve Altoona; bus serves Ebensburg (five miles).

Saint Francis University
117 Evergreen Drive
Loretto, PA 15940

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
88%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
6 fraternities 16% of male students
 
7 sororities 18% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
60%
Bottom 1/2
40%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
14%
500-599
45%
400-499
34%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
20%
500-599
44%
400-499
27%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
13%
500-599
43%
400-499
31%
300-399
11%
200-299
1%
30-36
1%
24-29
40%
18-23
47%
12-17
12%
6-11
0
30-36
2%
24-29
32%
18-23
50%
12-17
15%
6-11
1%
30-36
2%
24-29
40%
18-23
38%
12-17
20%
6-11
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,277
Declined + 402
Total Received 1,679

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Extracurricular activities
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
State residency

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Erin McCloskey
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 457-6300
F: 814 472-3335
admissions@francis.edu

Cost

Tuition $32,244
Room $5,735
Board $5,790
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $46,869
Average Financial Aid - $19,008
Total with Avg. Aid $27,861

Financial Aid

43%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$19,008

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,832,980
State $1,925,571
Institutional $5,371,441
Other external
Total $9,129,992

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $12,893,289
Other external $203,536
Total $13,096,825

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (Division I)
Mascot
Frankie the Friar
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
American Studies
Applied Science
Arts/Letters
Bioinformatics
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Economics
Education
Elementary Education
Engineering/Mechanical Technology
English/Communications
Environmental Engineering
Exercise Physiology
Finance
Health Professions Technology
Health Science
History
Human Resource Management/Industrial Relations
Human Resources
Human Resources/Computer Technology
International Business/Modern Language
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Science
Medical Technology
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Physician Assistant Sciences
Podiatric Science
Political Science
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Engineering
Pre-Environmental Management
Pre-Forestry
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Optometry
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physician Assistant
Pre-Veterinary Science
Psychology
Public Administration/Government Service
Public Health
Religious Education
Religious Studies
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
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Undergraduate

72%

1,695
students

Female
62%
1,050

Male
38%
645

Graduate

28%

650
students

Female
70%
453

Male
30%
197

undergraduateFull-time

91%

1,547
students

Female
62%
954

Male
38%
593

undergraduatePart-time

9%

148
students

Female
65%
96

Male
35%
52

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

36%

Transfer applicants accepted

60%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 3.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

64

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

75%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
Kenya
Nigeria
Trinidad And Tobago
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Kelly Mack
Coordinator of International Admissions
814 472-3335
kmack@francis.edu

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