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ST FRANCIS COLLEGE - [SFC], BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

Brooklyn, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1859Established Year
  2413Enrollment

St Francis College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Founded in 1985 by the Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn, St. Francis College is a private institution with its prime location in Brooklyn Heights, New York. The university is a renowned name in the US Education System that boasts an enrollment of 2,111 undergraduates in a year with an acceptance rate of 63% and a starting salary of 48,100 USD for its graduates. St. Francis College offers admissions in a varied range of courses right from liberal arts to bachelor’s as well as master’s degree in accounting.

The college functions on the basis of semester-based calendars. With an urban setting and a campus spread in the lush area of 600 acres, the instute ensures all facilities and comfort for its students. St. Francis College has a history of over 160 years and it is the best private and affordable institution in all of New York.

The student to faculty ratio of this college is about 16:1. There are over an average of 18 students from each classroom. Scholarships and financial aids are given to almost all students ireeseptive of their antionalities which makes it a favored choice among international aspirants seeking to study in the USA.

Highlights

Type of UniversityPrivate
Year of Establishment1985
Academic CalendarSemester Based
Total Enrollment2,413
Campus SettingUrban
Acceptance rate63%
SAT requirements1120
ACT requirements24
Intake seasonsFall, summer, spring, and winter
Financial aidAvailable for freshman and transfer students

St. Francis College Rankings

  • Niche ranks St Francis in the 62nd position out of 1607 in terms of ‘Best College Locations in America 2020.
  • Ranked in the 280th position in America’s Best Value Colleges 2019 by Forbes.
  • Ranked 6 in best value schools in 2020 by US News.
  • St. Francis College has been placed at #5 position for a list of the top New York colleges for political science and Government.
  • #12 position is given to St. Francis College for the 25 Best Undergraduate Nursing schools 2020 
  • Ranked 79/132 in most liberal colleges in New York in 2020 by Niche.

St. Francis College Campus

St. Francis college campus
  • Spread over 600 acres, the campus is located in close proximity of 11 miles to the LaGuardia Airport and 16 miles to the Newark Liberty International Airport.
  • There is no housing facility on the campus, students are provided residence halls near the campus.
  • The college entails more than 40 student clubs working actively in the field of athletics, business and cultural events.
  • Smart classrooms, science labs, black box theatres, computer labs and libraries are the salient features of the on-campus facilities of the college, which can be availed by the students using their SFC ID cards.
  • Medical assistance, counseling, wellness workshops are offered to students on the campus which is free of cost.
  • The campus is one of the safest and most vibrant neighborhoods in the whole of New York City.
  • College campus is so close to visitor attractions such as Brooklyn Academy of music, Brooklyn Botanic gardens, Brooklyn historic society, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Library, Grand Army Plaza, Prospect Park, Rubin museum of arts.

Residence/Housing Facilities

The college houses undergraduates from early September through their final exams in May. Only off-campus housing is available which is located in Brooklyn Heights, a 7-minute walk from the main campus. Six types of housing arrangements are available to students at different price rates ranging from single, double studio to studio lofted triple rooms.

The neighborhood includes subway stops for the A/C/2/3/4/5/N/R lines, making the entire city easily accessible. In the event that you like games and shows, scenes like the Barclays Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and the Prospect Park Bandshell are only a short tram ride away or go one stop into Manhattan for boundless social and social chances.

The students who are interested in residence are asked to complete a housing Application and should pay a compulsory non-refundable Housing deposit of 300 USD by May 2020. High-speed internet, private bathrooms, a pool table, public computers are some of the basic amenities provided. The meal plans are available in two formats:

  • Silver meal plan ( 1,400 USD per semester )
  • Gold meal plan ( 1,900 USD per semester )

St. Francis College Courses

  • St Francis offers programs in nearly 72 fields of study including mathematics, philosophy and sports management.
  • There are over 31 departments and programs for the course of undergraduate students.
  • The courses include American studies, Biology, Communication Arts, Economics, Exercise, and movement science, Health promotion and science, International cultural studies, Mathematics, Nursing, pre-health professions, Radiologic sciences, Sports management, Women's studies and many more.
  • Four master’s programs in accounting, management, creative writing and psychology are also offered by the institute.
  • The college is also resident to 15 national honor societies and its own Duns Scotus Honors Society which recognized students for their academic, athletic, and community achievements.
  • The academic program of the institute also includes a hybrid as well as the online platform of learning. students can access lessons on CANVAS, the e-learning portal of the college to gain insights.
  • Comprising tutors and professionals, the Academic Enhancement Center provides students with the platform to develop the required skills.

St. Francis College Application Process

International students who want to seek admissions at St. Francis College can follow the below-mentioned application details:

Application portal: Undergraduate applicants can apply via the Undergraduate application portal and Graduate applicants can apply via the Graduate Application Portal.

Application Fee: No application fee is charged by the university.

Application Intake: Applications are selected in four sessions – fall, winter, spring, and summer.

Basic Admission Requirements

St. Francis College Cost of Attendance

The distribution of expenses in the form of an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US is as mentioned below.

Budget itemAcademic year of 2020-2021 ( in USD )
Tuition fees26,798
Books and supplies1,000
Housing deposits300
Personal expenses3,000
Application feeNone
Travel/Transportation1,200
Special course feesVaries as per course

Scholarships/Financial Aid for international students

The university offers international students various scholarships to afford their studies in the USA. The various scholarships and its eligibility criteria are mentioned below:

Type of AidEligibility
Financial aidThe free application for federal student aid can be filled which calculates eligibility for financial aid
Merit-based scholarshipA 71+ GPA ensures eligibility to such scholarship where award ranges from 600-1200 USD
Faith-based scholarshipEligible for students who come from a faith-based school, the maximum award is 1000 USD
Need-based scholarshipDeterminants like a number of people in household, adjusted gross income apart from mere income level also considered
Scholarship dayRegardless of background factors, an essay writing contest is conducted for high achieving candidates where the top 4 writers are awarded the scholarship;
To be eligible for essay writing contests students need to have 85+ high school GPA and should have attended at least one scholarship day event.

Alumni Network

A few notable alumni of the institute include :

  • Joseph M Hemway ’84 – VP of IT and CIO
  • Mary E Hines ‘ 67 – President of Carlow University
  • Pittsburgh; Jim Luisi ’51 – Emmy Award-winning actor
  • John J Bennett Jr. 56th new York state attorney general

Some of the alumni benefits include exclusive half-tuition discounts and scholarships, free assistance in job research, interview skills and other career services, an invitation to athletic events, access to USF library services and discount on its merchandise, discounted personal counseling services and holiday travel packages;

St.Francis College Placements

Career planning begins at St.Francis College that provides Career Center for students with numerous resources and programs to help them explore, choose, and pursue a meaningful career. Students are guided on far-reaching procedures to begin an effective vocation search, including; business organizations, vocation fairs, organizing, sites, papers, proficient affiliations, offices of trade, the pursuit of employment clubs, instructive talking, and so forth. 

Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst and Young, KPMG are the companies offering job offers apart from major private companies. The college has a graduation rate of 52%. The median starting salary of the alumni is known to be 48,100 USD on an average. The college organizes frequent fairs and seminars to encourage exposure among its students.

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St Francis College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population2827
FAFSA Code002820
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$25,188 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score10359501120 92%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing525480570-
Mathematics510470550-
ACT222024 11%

St Francis College Acceptance Rate

63.2%

Acceptance Rate

3447

Total Applicants

2827

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

41.2%

Male

58.8%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program63.2%
Total Applicants4343
Total Enrolled2745
Graduate
Graduate Programs63.1%
Total Applicants130
Total Enrolled82

St Francis College Enrollment

Enrollment
St Francis College Enrollment2827
Undergraduate Enrollment2745
Graduate Enrollment82
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate53.0%

Attendance Cost

$25,188

Attendance Cost

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

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$25,188 / Year
Post Graduate Program$36,000 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,000 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$15,300 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$2,000 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$15,000 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$7,000 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$3,000 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,000 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Program Wise Accreditations
Nursing ProgramsCommission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing ProgramsNew York State Board of Regents

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
42739973276-
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    College rating

    based on 1 student ratings

    9.5/10

    10/10academic
    10/10infrastructure
    9/10placements
    10/10faculty
    9/10extracurricular
    9/10accommodation

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    9.5
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    WHY I CHOOSE ST FRANCIS COLLEGE

    As I always wanted to settle down in New York I applied to the universities and to the colleges in New York City only. After applying to the different colleges, St Francis College was the first college to confirm my selection. So I immediately took admission there. I applied via the Undergraduate application portal, no application fee was charged for it.


    Course Curriculum - 

    I am studying a well-updated course curriculum. The curriculum involves both practical as well as theoretical knowledge. The program prepares us for medical and graduates school as well as professions in a number of fields. The university encourages us to take part in the diverse opportunities available through field placements, internships, or semesters abroad.

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