Small College. Big Dreams.

LOCATION

St. Francis College is an urban campus located in the heart of New York’s prominent and peaceful Brooklyn Heights neighborhood and just one subway stop away from New York City. Travel + Leisure magazine cites Brooklyn Heights as one of America’s most beautiful neighborhoods.


AT A GLANCE

Type of SCHOOL: Private, four-year, coeducational liberal arts college founded by the Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn

SIZE OF CAMPUS: Urban setting located in historic Brooklyn Heights, New York

NUMBER OF STUDENTS: 2,413

NUMBER OF FACULTY: 301; 15:1 student-faculty ratio

Colleges, PROGRAMS, AND DEGREES: See “Programs & Majors” listing.

GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY: Students representing 58 countries and 18 states

International Student Services: Counseling on application process and admission criteria; form I-20 issuance and F-1 visa advisement; practical training, internship program, and on-campus employment authorization; international student clubs, including cultural programs and student government representation; off-campus housing

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT BUDGET: (2018–2019)
Tuition and Fees $26,188
Living Expenses $17,000

FINANCIAL AID: Merit- and need-based scholarship packages are awarded to incoming freshmen and transfer students.

Test Score Requirements:
TOEFL: 70
IELTS: 6
Duolingo: 39
Cambridge English: 169
APPLICATION DEADLINES AND FEES: Applications are processed and received throughout the year (rolling admission). The recommended deadline for fall is May 1; the spring admission deadline is November 1. The application is free. apply.sfc.edu

PROGRAMS & MAJORS
BACHELOR’S DEGREES

Majors
• Accounting
• Adolescent Education (7–12)
- Biology
- Chemistry
- English
- Mathematics
- Social Studies
• Biology
• Chemistry
- Information Technology
Childhood Education (1–6)
- Biology
- English
- Mathematics
- Social Studies
• Communication Arts
- Advertising/Public Relations
- English & Communications
- Digital Media: Film,  Broadcasting & Journalism
- Performance Studies
• Criminal Justice
• Economics
- Finance
- International Economics
- Public Policy
• English
• Health Care Management
• Health Promotion & Science
• History
• Information Technology
• International Cultural Studies
- International Business
- Latin American/Caribbean Studies
- Western European Studies
• Management
- E-commerce
- Finance
- General Business
- Human Resources
- International Business
- Management
- Marketing
- Operations Management
• Mathematics
• Philosophy
• Physical Education (K–12)
• Political Science
• Professional Studies (transfers only)
- Management of Technology
- Organizational Management & Leadership
• Psychology
• Religious Studies
• Social Studies
• Sociology
- Social Work
• Spanish

Minors
• American Studies
• Biology
• Business
• Chemistry
• Communication Arts
• Corporate Accounting
• Criminal Justice
• Cross-Cultural Psychology
• Drama
• Economics
• English
• Entrepreneurship
• Fine Arts
• Forensic Science
• French
• Health Promotion & Science
• History
• Information Technology
• Interactive Multimedia
• International Cultural Studies
• Italian
• Mathematics
• Music
• Philosophy
• Political Science
• Project Management
• Psychology
• Public Health
• Religious Studies
• Sociology
• Spanish
• Sports Management
• Women’s & Gender Studies
• Writing

BACHELOR’S DEGREES FOR PRE-HEALTH PROFESSIONS
• Nursing (BSN—for freshmen and transfers)
• Nursing (RN to BSN—restricted to those with RN certificates)
• Pre-medical (various majors)
• Radiologic Sciences

ASSOCIATE DEGREES

• Business Administration
• Criminal Justice
• Liberal Arts

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST
• Honors Program
• Pre-law
• Women’s & Gender Studies

UNDERGRADUATE CERTIFICATES
• American Studies
• Information Systems
• Instructional Technology
• Insurance

MASTER’S DEGREES
• Accounting BS/MS (five-year program)
• Creative Writing MFA
• Management MS
• Professional Accounting MS
• Psychology BA/MA (five-year program)
• Psychology MA


Quality private education
Founded more than 160 yearsago by the Franciscan Brothers, St. Francis College’s mission hasalways been to help students achievetheir life dreams of personal and professional success. Offering one of the lowest private college tuition rates in the New York metro area anda generous financial aid program, the College’s value-added approachprovides an outstanding education with all the benefits and opportunities associated with a small privatecollege. U.S. News & World Report classifies St. Francis as one of the“Top Regional Colleges in the North” as well as the fifth-most diverse. Forbes.com again placed St. Francison its “America’s Top Colleges” list for the sixth year in a row, and most recently, the College was recognized in Money magazine’s “Best Value for Your Money.”

Outstanding academics
The College offers more than 70 programs, majors, and minors all within a small yet dynamic classroom setting. The student-faculty ratio of 15:1 means accessible professors within an engaged learning community. The General Education Program, the College’s academic cornerstone, helps promote student learning outcomesthrough various bodies of knowledge—this in turn allows you to fulfill your requirements while learning about a wide variety of subjects outside your major or minor, helping you expand your interests and prepare you for lifelong success.

Scholarship offerings
Our students have many reasons why St. Francis College is the best place toget their education. One great reasonis our generous scholarship program. Scholarships are awarded to eligible students based on merit and need, which makes our already reasonable tuition even more affordable and delivers the best value for their college education.

Campus life
St. Francis College is proud of the diversity of our student body. Our international students come from all parts of the globe, including Europe, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and the Caribbean. On campus, students are encouraged to participate in a wide variety of clubs and organizations. Off campus, students get to enjoy an urban campus setting, set right in historic Brooklyn Heights—and all within reach of great restaurants, shops, cafés, and parks. It’s also just a few blocks away from the Brooklyn Promenade and Brooklyn Bridge Park, both incredible locations that display one of the best views of the entire Manhattan skyline. On the other hand, students can explore the most fascinating city inthe world by taking a quick subway ride into Manhattan or even walk or run over the famous Brooklyn Bridge.

NCAA Division I athletics
Students participate on 21 Division I athletic teams, including men’s and women’s basketball (Northeast Conference Champions 2015), women’s and men’s soccer (Northeast Conference Champions 2016), and men’s and women’s bowling, cross-country, golf, indoor and outdoor track, swimming & diving, tennis, volleyball, and water polo.

A small community in a big city
Off-campus housing is located in the heart of Brooklyn Heights, just a few blocks away from the College. The residence hall provides a quality, safe, and affordable living environment within an exciting area that has been recognized as one of America’s most beautiful neighborhoods. But there are many other living options in the area as well.

All the wonder and opportunity ofNew York City is right at your doorstep, but you will always be able to step out of that fast-paced world and return home to a community that believes in social responsibility and a supportive environment that helps develop the whole person.

Virtual tour
You can visit our beautiful campus by taking the Virtual Tour at sfc.edu/admissions/visit and explore the College as if you were actually in Brooklyn Heights. Click on the 360s, photos, and videos and discover a vibrant campus in one of the most dynamic boroughs in New York.

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