Saint Francis University
#1466 Overall Influence#1108 Desirability Rank

Saint Francis University

Four-year, coeducational Catholic liberal arts university in Loretto, Pennsylvania

Saint Francis University (SFU) was founded in 1847 by the Franciscan religious order. SFU offers 25 bachelor’s degree programs and seven graduate (master’s and doctoral degree) programs. Of these programs, the undergraduate and graduate programs in business administration and the graduate program in physical therapy are among the most popular.

SFU is associated with the following distinguished individuals, among others:

SFU is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

From Wikipedia

Saint Francis University is a private Catholic liberal arts university in Loretto, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1847 and conducted under the tradition of the Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular. The university is situated on in the forests and farmland of Loretto.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,706

Acceptance

75%

Graduation Rate

67%

Median SAT Score

1145

Median ACT Score

23

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$35,210

Fees (in-state)

$1,200

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$21,819
30K-48K$22,618
48K-75K$24,225
75K-110K$29,148
110K+$29,930

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$57,400

Employed

93%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

3K

Under-Grads

2K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto PA 15940

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

3 per 100k

Violent Crime

0 per 100k

What is Saint Francis University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#546 World Rank #183 USA Rank
Mathematics
#681 World Rank #320 USA Rank
Education
#767 World Rank #342 USA Rank
Biology
#889 World Rank #509 USA Rank
Social Work
#1390 World Rank #568 USA Rank
Sociology
#970 World Rank #585 USA Rank
Nursing
#1332 World Rank #628 USA Rank
Political Science
#1187 World Rank #664 USA Rank
Business
#1821 World Rank #673 USA Rank
Literature
#1227 World Rank #678 USA Rank
History
#1762 World Rank #684 USA Rank
Computer Science
#1945 World Rank #908 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#1309 World Rank #946 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#1816 World Rank #969 USA Rank
Psychology
#4875 World Rank #1298 USA Rank
Engineering
#4883 World Rank #2101 USA Rank
Communications

Other areas of influence

#961 World Rank #286 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#1465 World Rank #718 USA Rank
Law

Influential People

Who are Saint Francis University's Most influential alumni?

Saint Francis University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Mathematics, Education, and Biology. Saint Francis University’s most academically influential people include Charles M. Schwab, Kent John Chabotar, and London Fletcher.

Charles M. Schwab
Charles M. Schwab

American capitalist and public official

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Kent John Chabotar

American academic administrator and political scientist

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London Fletcher
London Fletcher

American football player, linebacker

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Mubarak Awad

American psychologist

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Michael Scanlan

American priest and college president

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Scott Layden

American basketball player/coach

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Thomas Joseph Tobin

Catholic bishop

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Paul Boyton
Paul Boyton

American stunt performer

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Jeff Bower
Jeff Bower

American basketball player-coach

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John Michael Kudrick

Roman Catholic bishop

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Brian Sell
Brian Sell

Athletics competitor

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Brennan Manning

Writer, American Roman Catholic priest and United States Marine

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