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Saint Francis University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$40,478 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,828 tuition
$9,900 on campus room & board
$1,700 books
$1,050 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$40,478 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,828 tuition
$9,900 on campus room & board
$1,700 books
$1,050 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$14,871 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
98% of students receive aid
29% get federal aid ($4,965 avg)
44% get state aid ($3,121 avg)
98% get institn'l aid ($14,871 avg)
82% get loans ($8,983 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.16% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.16% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $17,690 98%
Federal Grant Aid $4,965 29%
Pell Grants $4,163 29%
Other Federal Grants $1,699 14%
Institution Grant Aid $14,871 98%
State Grant Aid $3,121 44%
Student Loans $8,983 82%
Federal Loans $5,643 81%
Other Loans $14,722 19%

Merit Aid Available

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Financial Aid Contact Info
117 Evergreen Dr
Loretto, PA 15940
(814) 472-3000
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $869
Out of State $869


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Rachel Sutton
  • Jan-10-2015 I am a current student here

    The school is slightly expensive, however there are many opportunities on campus, and there are many ways to get help as well. Almost every student that attends Saint Francis University has some sort of grant or scholarship. Many receive an academic scholarship that can range from 1,000 per year to 16,000 per year, depending on SAT scores and high school grades. In order to keep this scholarship however, students must keep the required GPA listed for their category of award. Other reasons why the price of Saint Francis is not that bad is because it is a private university, and it offers free tutoring, a free writing center, free access to the workout facility, and a school nurse who can give medication to students who are seen for no extra cost to the student.

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  • 1
  • Rob from Gibsonia, PA
  • Nov-01-2013 I am a current student here

    Honestly have no idea what this place does with the $40,000/year in costs to attend. Outdated technology, awful dorms, one food location, and an overall boring campus. It must go to hiring their armed police force that they have absolutely no reason to have. That's the type of atmosphere you'll be dealing with if you attend here: cops walking around armed with nothing to do but accuse people of drugs or alcohol (often falsely).

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  • 5
  • Alyssa from Ebensburg, PA
  • Jun-18-2013 I am a current student here

    Most private schools do have a large price tag, but here at Saint Francis I never stop hearing about opportunities for scholarships and grants! The Financial Aid Office can be useful in lowering your bill, too!

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  • 4
  • Ashley from Indiana, PA
  • Nov-10-2012 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    It's expensive. There is no way around that, but it is a great school, and they offer tons of scholarships and financial aid especially if you are a serious, academically driven student.

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