Located in Joliet, Illinois, the University of St Francis is a private university affiliated to the Roman Catholic Church. This renowned organization of the US Education System enrolls nearly 4,000 students, nearly 40% of which is composed of candidates of different ethnicities and cultures from across the globe.
The institute provides 60 undergraduate and 13 graduate programs available across its 4 colleges which also includes various doctoral-level and certificate courses. It is a gender-sensitive organization that guarantees no discrimination among its stduents and thus has a female to male percentage of 67 and 33.
Admissions at University of St Francis are available on a rolling basis round the year and does not require any application fee from its applicants. This ensures equal chance at admission for all the aspirants looking to study in the USA. The university falls under the category of moderately selective institutes in the country and observes an acceptance rate of over 50%.
The institute has been ranked by various organizations and surveys at the following positions:
|UG Application Portal||The Common Application | Official Website|
|Annual Endowment||USD 18.5 million|
|Student Retention Rate||80%|
|Mode of Programs||Full time; Part time; Online|
|Campus Housing Capacity||455|
|English language proficiency score||TOEFL or equivalent|
|Financial Aid||Available as grants, awards and scholarships|
Application Fee: None
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
Basic Admission Requirements
All the aspirants looking to enroll at the institute in the upcoming session can take the aid of the estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US that is tabulated below.
|Type of Expense||Cost for undergraduate students (USD)||Cost for Graduate students (USD)|
|Tuition & Fees||31,420||Psychology & Related Disciplines: 540 USD/ semester hour; Family Nurse Practitioner: 720 USD/ semester hour;|
Studio Art: 670 USD/ semester hour
|Semester Fees||480||9-11 hours: 200 USD; 12 hours or more: 240 USD|
|Technology Fees||650||305 USD|
|Room (Double Occupancy) & Board||10,490||10,490|
|Books and Supplies||800||800|
The university offers a number of merit scholarships for international students to study in the USA including institutional scholarships, endowed scholarships, external scholarships etc. The Office of Financial Aid offers assistance to students in finding suitable financial aid options.
The Career Development Centre at USF offers the following career services: Career Exploration, Job Search, Resume and Interview Critique, Personalized Counselling, Help in Researching Graduate School etc.
The institute has an employment rate of about 96%, two years after graduation. The salary earned by graduates is 40,400 USD/year about 6 years after college.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$32,000 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||3 : 1|
|University of St Francis Enrollment||5753|
|Average Graduation Rate||60.3%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$32,000 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$23,940 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$800 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$9,358 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$3,000 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$7,200 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$4,120 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$4,120 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$4,120 / Year|
|North Central Association of Colleges and Schools|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Medicine Programs||Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
*All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary