PO Box 600Loretto, PA 15940 814-472-3000
http://www.francis.edu/ admissions@francis.edu
About Saint Francis University (PA)
  • Year of Foundation 1847
  • Size of Campus 600 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,461
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 61%, 39%, 31%
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $25,484
  • Room and Board $9,066
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee 30
  • Enrollment No. 1,360
Saint Francis University offers higher education in an environment guided by Catholic values and teachings, and inspired by the example of our patron, Saint Francis of Assisi. The oldest Franciscan institution of higher learning in the United States, Saint Francis University is an inclusive learning community that welcomes all people. University programs and activities foster such Franciscan values as a humble and generous attitude toward learning, respect for diversity and the uniqueness of individual persons, understanding of ethical issues, and reverence for all life. With a spirit of simplicity and joy, we provide opportunities for the University community to think critically and analytically, communicate effectively, and integrate theory and practice.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations 4%
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Crusade for Christ, Fellowship of Christian Athletics, Students for Life;
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Delta Mu; Alpha Kappa Delta; Beta Beta Beta; Delta Epsilon Sigma; Kappa Mu Epsilon; Phi Alpha Theta; Phi Sigma Iota; Pi Sigma Alpha; Pi Theta Epsilon; Sigma Beta Delta; Sigma Tau Delta; Theta Alpha Kappa; Zeta Chi;
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 6%
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Multicultural Awareness Society
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frats 3
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Family Weekend, Finalpalooza, Donut Heaven, Winter Weekend, Senior Formal, Rotaract Date Auction, The Dispora, Star Search, Day of Reflection, Fall and Spring Theater performances, Football games, Men's and Women's basketball games, President's Awards Conv
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 3
  • Distance to nearest train Johnstown, PA (35)
  • Distance to nearest bus Edensburg, PA (8)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Pittsburgh, PA (85), Johnstown, PA (35)
Student Housing
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 80%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 8%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 3%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 75%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 5%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (60%), men's dorms (37%), apartment for single students (3%), special housing for disabled students
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 8%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 13
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 4%
Campus Services
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious, other
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi N/A
  • Museums Pennsylvania Southern Alleghanies Museum
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 100
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 850
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library Facilities Computer Lad, wirless internet access, three electronic classrooms, five group study rooms, Assistive Technology
  • Number Of Microforms 8,374
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus N/A
  • Number of e-books 4,321
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 100
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 118,132
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Subscriptions 9,294
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,522
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 800
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 100
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Indiana University of Pennsylvania)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 3%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 99%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Department of Defense Office of Inspector General, Deloitte & Touche, Dietrich Industries, Hershey Medical Center, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, GlaxoSmithKline, Vanguard Group, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Wells Fargo Financial, Children???s Hospital,
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 96%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural