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Franciscan University of Steubenville is a private institution that was founded in 1946. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,097, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 249 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Franciscan University of Steubenville's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 28. Its tuition and fees are $23,160 (2013-14).
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Franciscan University of Steubenville is no ordinary university, and a Franciscan education is no ordinary education. Rather, it's an education as rigorous and demanding as it is faithful--an education that challenges you intellectually, forms you professionally, and feeds you spiritually.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Franciscan University of Steubenville, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due May 1. The application fee at Franciscan University of Steubenville is $20. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 76.1 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||76.1%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||May 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Franciscan University of Steubenville is 15:1, and the school has 47.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Franciscan University of Steubenville include: Theology/Theological Studies; Business Administration and Management, General; Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Elementary Education and Teaching; and Philosophy. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 85.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||70%|
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Franciscan University of Steubenville has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,097, with a gender distribution of 38.8 percent male students and 61.2 percent female students. At this school, 75 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 25 percent of students live off campus. Franciscan University of Steubenville is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Franciscan University of Steubenville offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health service. Franciscan University of Steubenville also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Franciscan University of Steubenville, 50 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Franciscan University of Steubenville.
|Students who have cars on campus||50%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
At Franciscan University of Steubenville, 68 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,161.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$23,160 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$7,700 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data