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Saint Francis University Campus Life

Campus Size

Small Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 238 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 18 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

62% Women
38% Men


NCAA Division I-AA

Northeast Conference

  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $60,881)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $48,015)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
Basketball 15 13 - Yes
Bowling - 6 - -
Field Hockey - 22 - -
Football 106 - - -
Golf 10 9 - -
Lacrosse - 17 - -
Soccer 21 23 - Yes
Softball - 20 - Yes
Swimming - 21 - -
Tennis 11 6 - -
Track and Field, Indoor 32 32 - -
Track and Field, Outdoor 35 32 - -
Track and Field, X-Country 22 14 - -
Volleyball 27 14 - Yes
Baseball - - Yes -
Cheerleading/Dance Team - - Yes -
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - Yes -
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Table Tennis - - Yes -
Water Sports - - Yes -


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.5%
Black/non-Hispanic 4.2%
Hispanic 1.8%
Non-resident alien 0.8%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 5.4%
Two or more races 0.0%
White/non-Hispanic 86.1%
Percent of students with disability 5%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, maximum 19 meals per week.

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
Performance Arts
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
Journalism & Publications
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 0
Liquor Law Violation 7
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 0
Property Crime 2
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Rachel Sutton
  • 4
  • As a commuter, I do not know much about dorm life. I have been inside the freshman girl's dorms however, and they were recently renovated, and although they are sorta…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 4
  • Shaelyn from Gibsonia, PA
  • I am a current student here

    A lot of people complain about college food, but I have never had a problem at SFU. During breakfast, lunch, and dinner hours, there are so many different options, and some of these are open all the time: international food line, deli, pasta/pizza bar, buffet line, cereal, bagels, fruit and salad bar. There is always something that can be eaten, and the food is not bad. However, remember it is not exactly your mom's homemade cooking either.

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  • 5
  • Rachel Sutton
  • I am a current student here

    There are many choices to choose from when it comes to food at Saint Francis University. The school offers four places on campus where students can use their swipe money to purchase food. -Frankie's is like a fast food restaurant, but it is more like a Sheetz or a WAWA than a McDonald's. At Frankie's, students use a touch screen to order the food they would like. Options range from cinnamon sticks, pizza, and burgers, to steak salads. Also at Frankie's, students can purchase snacks and bottled soda. -Padua Express is a food stand located in Padua hall. There they serve pizza, coffee, chicken tenders and soups. The food selection and coffee selection rotate daily. Also here you can buy pop-tarts, snacks, and sodas. -Cafe Gubbio is a great place to study, but also serves select Starbucks coffee, and has their own line of frozen drinks. Along with coffee, you can purchase sandwiches, and desserts for a fast in-store bite, or for on-the-go. -Torvian Dining Hall is the main university eatery. Every day there is are items that change and items that stay the same. Torvian includes a salad bar, a pizza bar, and a deli where you can make sandwiches with a variety of different ingredients. There is also a main cafeteria line that serves burgers, hot dogs, and fries daily, but the other options in that line varies daily. Also, on most days there will be either rice or pasta served either in the pizza line or at Bravisimo, which is in Torvian as well. Lastly, Torvian offers a dessert bar, and has ice cream for students every day.

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  • 2
  • Rob from Gibsonia, PA
  • I am a current student here

    Food quality is not bad at all, however, it is never explained to you beforehand or during orientation that there is exactly ONE dining hall that your meal plan is good for. Everything on campus not named Torvian comes out of your bonus dollars. Get a low meal plan, you do not want to keep going to the same place over and over and over again for 4 years, it gets old after about 3 days.

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  • 2
  • Ter'Shadney from Deland, FL
  • I am a current student here

    Food is not that good. There is only one station that I usually eat from because the food is fresh. The others usually serve the same thing everyday.

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  • 4
  • Elizabeth from Homer City, PA
  • I am a current student here

    Food is prepared by the same family that runs the chain restaurant Eat-n-Park. Pretty good for being cafeteria dining. Mostly repetitive and not always the healthiest of options.

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  • 5
  • Alyssa from Ebensburg, PA
  • I am a current student here

    Not only does Torvian have a fully stocked salad bar, but they have a variety of hot food options, desserts, and breakfast foods. The freshman 15 is made easy in this dining hall.

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  • 3
  • Rachel from South Montrose, PA
  • I am a current student here

    There are occasional meals that aren't very appetizing, but for the most part the food is delicious and there are many options at all meals.

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  • 4
  • Julia
  • I am a current student here

    The food is a lot better than most collage campuses that I visited, but cannot compare to homecooking. There are two different dining options as well as a Starucks on campus. The traditional dining hall always has normal collage food, such as pizza and fires but also offers specialty dishes, such as Chinese on different days. There is also a made to order part, which has limited choice but all are pretty yummy.

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  • 3
  • SFU Senior
  • I am a current student here

    Campus dinning is fairly average. The food in the main dinning hall always consists of pizza, sandwich, salad, and soup options. The main entrees are always different.

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  • 5
  • Ashley from Indiana, PA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    I have been on the campus on several occasions, and I have always found the food to be fantastic and there is a ton of variety.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Rachel Sutton
  • I am a current student here

    Saint Francis has 6 Fraternities, and 7 Sororities. SFU Greek Life has a very high GPA in comparison to other schools who have a greek life program.

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  • 0
  • Rachel from South Montrose, PA
  • I am a current student here

    As a member of the sorority Gamma Sigma Sigma, Greek life is very active on campus and in the community. Each organization has their own philanthropy and helps out on campus.

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  • 0
  • SFU Senior
  • I am a current student here

    Our Greek Life is full of excitement and will always keep you busy! Greek Life is a way to bring students together in search of a common goal.

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  • 0
  • Ashley from Indiana, PA
  • I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    They have numerous service greek organizations that I am aware of but beyond that I am not quite sure.

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  • 0
  • Jordan from Pittsburgh, PA
  • I am a current student here

    Greek life on campus is awesome. The school makes it a point to make sure that Greek life is not like Greek life in movies. Greek life at Saint Francis is full of service and friendship. Greek life isn't for everyone but it has helped me to make friendships that will last a lifetime and has helped me to gain qualities that I will be able to use long after leaving Saint Francis University.

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