Saint Francis University is a private, religous school located in the rural setting of Loretto, PA
Founded in 1847, the institution currently enrolls around 2,835 students a year, including 2,345 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
Saint Francis University's endowment was valued at $50,298,794 in 2021.
Acceptance rate: 77%
Average GPA: 3.67
Mean ACT score: 23
Mean SAT score: 1120
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:
Saint Francis University is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Around 77 percent of all applicants are admitted to Saint Francis University each year.
Admitted students have an average high school GPA of 3.67 /4.0. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Saint Francis University is 1120. The mean ACT scores is 23.
In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Saint Francis University, around 90 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 389 students who started at Saint Francis University as first-time freshman, 268 graduate within four years.
Saint Francis University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 76 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 70 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
Recent grads have an average starting salary of $55,000 a year. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $33,362 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Saint Francis University is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Saint Francis University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Saint Francis University is 23. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into Saint Francis University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 20 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 20 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at Saint Francis University is like? There are approximately 2,619 students enrolled at Saint Francis University, including 2,111 undergraduate students and 508 graduate students. 70% percent of students attend school full-time, 76% percent are from PA and 24% percent of students are from other states.
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