Saint Francis University Rankings

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In the World#3556 of 14178
In North America#1032 of 2629
In the United States#959 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#64 of 155
In Loretto#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
75%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$29,188 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
2,373
Graduates
557
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Saint Francis University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%71%77%
Applicants1,7487021,046
Admissions1,303496807
Freshmen enrolled full time401160241

473 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

509 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
358 or 89%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1250
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Saint Francis University are 1030-1250 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
111 or 28%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Saint Francis University are 20-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2405 (82%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown150 (5%)
Black or African American141 (5%)
Asian74 (3%)
Hispanic74 (3%)
Two or more races47 (2%)
Nonresident Alien27 (0.9%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander7 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,188/year
Average aid awarded
$23,592
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$21,504
$30-48K$23,794
$48-75K$25,839
$75-110K$31,419
$110K+$32,217

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$36,970$25,000
Tuition in-state$36,970$25,000
Tuition out-of-state$36,970$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 capacity1,310
Combined charge for room and board$12,948
Room charge$6,148
Meal charge$6,800

Saint Francis University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other100
Physician Assistant4449
Occupational Therapy & Therapist3539
Physical Therapy & Therapist2729
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other47
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse2110
Accounting28
Business Administration and Management, General27
Education, General27
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General121
Psychology, General18
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other18
Organizational Leadership14
Behavioral Sciences14
Marketing & Marketing Management, General14
Finance, General12
Biology & Biological Sciences, General12
Public Health Education and Promotion101
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering10
Computer and Information Sciences, General10
History, General7
Animal Training6
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs6
Social Work6
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography6
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies6
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other14
Early Childhood Education and Teaching23
Exercise Physiology5
Mathematics, General5
Management Information Systems, General5
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other4
Communication, General4
English Language and Literature, General4
Political Science and Government, General4
Chemistry, General12
Petroleum Engineering3
Sociology3
Business & Managerial Economics2
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies1
Organizational Behavior Studies1
Engineering, General1
International Relations and Affairs1
Spanish Language Teacher Education1
Elementary Education and Teaching1
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist1
Grand Total540229829
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate73%69%76%
  • Full-time retention rate - 85%

Publications & Citations

Publications
336
Citations
4,242

Publication count by topic

Medicine
61
Chemistry
53
Psychology
30
Geology
25
Biology
19
Sociology
15
Computer science
15
Political science
14
Engineering
12
Environmental science
12
History
11
Mathematics
8
Business
8
Geography
6
Philosophy
6
Art
5
Materials science
5
Physics
3
Economics
3

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Sociology11771,400
Geology2058291
Political science2328107
History24167
Art25934
Philosophy26963
Medicine3329688
Psychology3600302
Chemistry3663672
Business392054
Economics411723
Environmental science416146
Engineering429055
Biology4767163
Materials science512221
Geography51295
Physics53142
Computer science558323
Mathematics56299

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199502
199614
199707
1998015
1999118
2000021
2001028
2002131
2003338
2004540
20051161
2006467
20071084
200814124
20097145
201014149
201126174
201218220
201320234
201420333
201520295
201617258
201732325
201827297
201928365
202035561

General info

Founded1847
WikipediaSaint Francis University
MottoReach Higher. Go Far.
Reach Higher Go Far
Colorsred, white
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff490
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address117 Evergreen Dr
Loretto, Pennsylvania, 15940
United States
City population1,000
Phone8144723000
Fax+1 (814) 472 3335

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