University of St. Francis

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2701 Spring Street

Fort Wayne, IN 46808

Phone: (260) 399--799
2013-2014 Tuition
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U.S. News rank Category Name
#86 Overall Score: 39 out of 100. Regional Universities (Midwest)

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University of St. Francis is a private institution that was founded in 1890. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,978, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 118 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of St. Francis's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 86. Its tuition and fees are $24,440 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

The University of Saint Francis facilitates learning, personal growth and professional development in an environment permeated by Franciscan values. Located in Fort Wayne, IN, the university is a Catholic institution of higher education in the liberal arts tradition, and strives to be a place where all are challenged to aspire to the highest ideals, both personally and academically. Students are encouraged to respect the rights, dignity and feelings of all community members.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1890
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to University of St. Francis, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at University of St. Francis is $20. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 51 percent.

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Selectivity selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 51.0%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by August 1

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at University of St. Francis is 15:1, and the school has 53.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of St. Francis include: Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse; Business Administration and Management, General; Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other; Social Work; and Commercial and Advertising Art. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 71.8 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
4-year graduation rate 32%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse 24%
Business Administration and Management, General 12%
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 10%
Social Work 5%
Commercial and Advertising Art 4%

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Student Life

University of St. Francis has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,978, with a gender distribution of 29.5 percent male students and 70.5 percent female students. At this school, 20 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 80 percent of students live off campus. University of St. Francis is part of the NAIA athletic conference.

Total enrollment 2,329
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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Campus Info & Services

University of St. Francis offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and placement service. University of St. Francis 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, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of St. Francis, 99 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of St. Francis.

Students who have cars on campus 99%
Health insurance offered No

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Tuition and fees $24,440 (2013-14)
Room and board $7,976 (2013-14)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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