Saint Francis University: Statistics

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#552 of 2,597 In North America
#503 of 2,496 In the United States
#29 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#533 of 1,109 For Cardiology

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
59%
Average SAT
1115
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$29,393 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
2,279
Graduates
490
Male:Female Ratio
36:64
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.francis.edu

Saint Francis University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 59% 56% 61%
Applicants 1,904 711 1,193
Admissions 1,130 398 732
Freshmen enrolled full time 331 116 215

865 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

504 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
293 or 89%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1010
or below

75% of them
had 1220
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Saint Francis University are 1010-1220 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
108 or 33%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 22
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Saint Francis University are 22-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2278 (82%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 141 (5%)
Black or African American 137 (5%)
Two or more races 62 (2%)
Hispanic 61 (2%)
Asian 60 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 16 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 7 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,393/year
Average aid awarded
$24,673
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $21,230
$30-48K $23,249
$48-75K $26,477
$75-110K $31,252
$110K+ $33,384

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $38,078$25,000
Tuition in-state $38,078$25,000
Tuition out-of-state $38,078$25,000
Fee in-district $1,200$500
Fee in-state $1,200$500
Fee out-of-state $1,200$500

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,310
Combined charge for room and board $13,084
Room charge $6,148
Meal charge $6,936

Saint Francis University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Physician Assistant 45 47
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other 78
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 35 36
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 48
Physical Therapy & Therapist 15 25
Accounting 27
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 1 23
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 23
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 21 2
Education, General 20
Business Administration and Management, General 2 13
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 6 6
Finance, General 11
Psychology, General 10
Behavioral Sciences 9
Computer and Information Sciences, General 9
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 9
Organizational Leadership 9
Chemistry, General 7
Social Work 7
Animal Training 6
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 1 5
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 5
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology 5
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other 5
Management Information Systems, General 5
Public Health Education and Promotion 3 2
History, General 4
Mechanical Engineering 4
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 4
Communication and Media Studies, Other 3
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering 3
General Studies 3
Mathematics, General 3
Petroleum Engineering 3
Business & Managerial Economics 2
Engineering, General 2
English Language and Literature, General 2
Political Science and Government, General 2
Spanish Language Teacher Education 2
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 1
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 1
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Junior High & Middle School Special Education Programs 1
Elementary Education and Teaching 1
Public Administration 1
Sociology, General 1
Grand Total 14 324 261 25
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 63% 53% 68%
  • Full-time retention rate - 96%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,914
Citations
94,882

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
1,323 / 67,399
Biology
321 / 15,152
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
289 / 17,467
Surgery
213 / 14,637
Cardiology
154 / 19,811
Demography
143 / 14,536
Health Science
142 / 7,422
Oncology and Cancer research
135 / 6,318
Psychology
115 / 7,912
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
108 / 1,544
Computer Science
88 / 3,222
Business
80 / 794
Paramedicine and Emergency medicine
77 / 736
Healthcare Management (MHA)
74 / 1,026
Critical Care Nursing
73 / 1,168
Engineering
69 / 654
Pathology
69 / 1,532
Family medicine
68 / 1,112
Nursing
68 / 3,096
Physical Therapy
66 / 4,719
Chemistry
65 / 1,437
Anesthesiology
63 / 4,356
Immunology
59 / 2,011
Pediatrics
59 / 7,756
Public Health
58 / 1,704
Environmental Science
56 / 674
Molecular Biology
55 / 3,552
Radiation Therapy
50 / 1,339
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
47 / 755
Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB-GYN)
47 / 1,647
Epidemiology
41 / 9,268
Gerontology
33 / 890
Physics
33 / 292
Psychiatry
27 / 871
Dermatology
24 / 316
Anatomy and Physiology
23 / 620
Art & Design
23 / 452
Sociology
23 / 1,498
Political Science
23 / 195
Geology
23 / 334

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 21 510
1992 26 534
1993 23 588
1994 35 603
1995 30 713
1996 39 925
1997 35 1232
1998 37 1388
1999 40 1547
2000 34 1699
2001 37 1768
2002 25 1972
2003 33 2113
2004 39 2339
2005 47 2553
2006 48 2988
2007 55 2951
2008 56 3639
2009 68 4379
2010 76 4331
2011 108 4735
2012 95 5224
2013 92 5735
2014 129 6128
2015 99 6445
2016 107 6383
2017 131 6465
2018 106 5308
2019 153 5791
2020 170 7408
2021 177 8609

Saint Francis University alumni

  1. Charles M. Schwab

    Charles M. Schwab
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1862-1939 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    engineerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Charles Michael Schwab was an American steel magnate. Under his leadership, Bethlehem Steel became the second-largest steel maker in the United States, and one of the most important heavy manufacturers in the world.

  2. London Fletcher

    London Fletcher
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1975-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    American football player
    Biography

    London Levi Fletcher-Baker is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 seasons with the St. Louis Rams, Buffalo Bills, and Washington Redskins. He played college football at John Carroll and signed with Rams as an undrafted free agent in 1998. After four seasons with the Rams, he was a member of the Bills for five seasons and spent his last seven seasons with the Redskins. He made four Pro Bowls during his Redskins tenure and won a Super Bowl title with the Rams in Super Bowl XXXIV.

  3. Norm Van Lier

    Norm Van Lier
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1947-2009 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    basketball coachbasketball player
    Biography

    Norman Allen Van Lier III was an American professional basketball player and television broadcaster who spent the majority of his career with the Chicago Bulls.

  4. Jeff Bower

    Jeff Bower
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    Jeffrey Bower is an American professional basketball coach and executive who last served as the vice president of basketball operations for the Phoenix Suns. Bower was also the former general manager for the Detroit Pistons from 2014 to 2018. He also served as the general manager and head coach of the New Orleans Hornets. Bower held the Hornets head coaching position during most of the 2009–10 season, and the general manager position twice, in 2002–03 and from 2005 to 2010.

General info

Founded 1847
Motto Reach Higher. Go Far.
Reach Higher Go Far
Colors red, white
Academic Calendar August to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff 476
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 117 Evergreen Dr
Loretto, Pennsylvania, 15940
United States
City population 1,000
Phone 8144723000
Fax +1 (814) 472 3335

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