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About Saint Francis College

University of Saint Francis is a private, religious school in an urban setting in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Saint Francis College was founded in 1890 and now enrolls around 2,271 students a year, including 1,753 undergrads.

Saint Francis College offers housing for up to 431 students. Most students live off campus,.

Saint Francis College's endowment was valued at $31.16 million in 2021. The institution spends around $9,474 for each full-time student enrolled.

2021 Saint Francis College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 99%
Average GPA 3.4
Tuition $32,230

2022 Saint Francis College Regular Decision Application Deadline

Saint Francis College Early Admission

University of Saint Francis does not offer early decision or early action.

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Saint Francis College Acceptance Rate 2021

It is not competitive to get into Saint Francis College. Around 99% of applicants get into Saint Francis College each year. In 2021, 1,660 out of 1,676 total applicants were accepted.

Saint Francis College Waitlist

Saint Francis College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into University of Saint Francis?

Saint Francis College is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to Saint Francis College, applicants must submit the following items.

Saint Francis College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2.0.3
Letter(s) of Recommendation 2
Transcript of High School Record

Saint Francis College Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to Saint Francis College is 3.4 on a 4.0 scale.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to Saint Francis College.

Does Saint Francis College Require the ACT or SAT?

Saint Francis College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 80% submitted the SAT. 26% submitted the ACT.

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Dorms at Saint Francis College

Yes! Saint Francis College provides on-campus housing for up to 431 students.

Saint Francis College students are active in the school's Student Activities Council, Student Government Association and Intramural Sports. Homecoming, Spring Fling, and and Casino Night are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at Saint Francis College.

Financial Aid at Saint Francis College

Saint Francis College meets 75.5% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $25,652 a year.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is Saint Francis College a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Saint Francis College

About 73% of students who start at Saint Francis College return the next year. Out of the 319 students who started at Saint Francis College as first-time freshman, 132 graduate within four years.

Around 50% of students who started at Saint Francis College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for Saint Francis College Grads

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, 59% of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $41,218 a year. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $44,440 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Saint Francis College sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Saint Francis College a good school for you?

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Where is Saint Francis College?

Saint Francis College is located in the urban setting of Fort Wayne, Indiana.

If you want to see Saint Francis College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 69 to Fort Wayne, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Fort Wayne International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Saint Francis College and Fort Wayne are like without leaving home.

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College Info

2701 Spring Street Fort Wayne, IN 46808-3994

Campus Setting: Urban

Saint Francis College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Saint Francis College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs


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Saint Francis College ACT Scores


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Saint Francis College SAT Scores


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960 - 1145


Math SAT Range

480 - 570


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480 - 590

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Saint Francis College Tuition & Fees

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Wondering what life at Saint Francis College is like? There are approximately 2,271 students enrolled at Saint Francis College, including 1,753 undergraduate students and 518 graduate students. 84% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from IN and 11% percent of students are from other states.


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