University of St Francis Rankings

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In the World#4422 of 14178
In North America#1227 of 2629
In the United States#1152 of 2528
In Illinois#47 of 100
In Joliet#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
46%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
24
Avg. cost to attend
$17,687 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,744
Graduates
2,032
Male:Female Ratio
26:74
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

University of St Francis Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate46%45%46%
Applicants2,2738181,455
Admissions1,037372665
Freshmen enrolled full time235105130

814 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,561 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
157 or 67%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1220
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of St Francis are 1030-1220 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
78 or 33%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 20
or below

75% of them
had 27
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of St Francis are 20-27 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2537 (67%)
Hispanic577 (15%)
Black or African American345 (9%)
Asian130 (3%)
Two or more races74 (2%)
Nonresident Alien74 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown34 (0.9%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander2 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$17,687/year
Average aid awarded
$24,242
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,847
$30-48K$11,229
$48-75K$14,220
$75-110K$20,629
$110K+$20,643

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$34,000$13,464
Tuition in-state$34,000$13,464
Tuition out-of-state$34,000$13,464
Fee in-district$375
Fee in-state$375
Fee out-of-state$375

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity433
Combined charge for room and board$10,010

University of St Francis Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Curriculum and Instruction176
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse10268
Health & Health Care Administration & Management5775
Business Administration and Management, General63
Social Work2035
Superintendency and Educational System Administration52
Physician Assistant39
Educational Leadership and Administration, General36
Biology & Biological Sciences, General21
Management Science134
Elementary Education and Teaching17
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General15
Nursing Administration15
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General14
Human Resources Development14
Finance, General13
Psychology, General12
Accounting12
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer11
Visual and Performing Arts, General10
Reading Teacher Education10
Nursing Practice9
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist8
Marketing & Marketing Management, General8
Music Technology7
Mass Communication & Media Studies6
Special Education and Teaching, General6
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration5
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies4
Biochemistry4
History, General4
English Language and Literature, General4
Political Science and Government, General4
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling3
Mathematics, General2
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration & Management2
Information Technology2
Art Teacher Education2
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist2
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies2
Organizational Behavior Studies1
International Business & Trade & Commerce1
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management1
Web & Multimedia Management and Webmaster1
Environmental Science1
Computer Science1
Grand Total39853561
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate62%59%65%
  • Full-time retention rate - 81%

Publications & Citations

Publications
271
Citations
2,473

Publication count by topic

Psychology
53
Medicine
52
Sociology
28
Computer science
22
Business
21
Political science
18
Economics
14
History
13
Philosophy
12
Biology
8
Art
7
Mathematics
5
Engineering
4
Geography
2
Chemistry
2

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Philosophy24615
Business2484346
Medicine29181,103
Economics2938147
Sociology317460
Psychology3397390
History37221
Political science42968
Engineering470227
Biology4915128
Computer science508659
Mathematics56369
Geography57751

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200102
200214
200330
20041215
2005514
2006522
2007928
20081135
20091267
2010887
201128117
201221141
201325152
201421212
201516254
201614221
201723205
201816211
201918252
202011250

General info

Alternative namesUSF
Founded1920
WikipediaUniversity of St. Francis
MottoPrimo Unctio et Postea Speculatio
Holiness First and Then Learning
Colorsbrown, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May
Total FTE staff385
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address500 N Wilcox St
Joliet, Illinois, 60435-6188
United States
City population147,000
Phone8157403400
Fax+1 (815) 740 4285

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