Founded in 1847, Saint Francis University is a Catholic liberal arts institution in western Pennsylvania and one of the oldest Franciscan Catholic universities in the United States. St. Francis confers undergraduate degrees in 48 academic fields of study. As a Catholic university, St. Francis celebrates mass on weekdays and Sundays at the Immaculate Conception Chapel and its campus ministry is staffed by Franciscan friars. One of the smallest Division I schools in the NCAA, St. Francis fields 21 men’s and women’s athletic teams known as the Red Flash.
SFU is a welcoming community.
SFU is a great educational environment.
SFU helps you reach higher and go far!
Jessica from Northern Cambria, PA
The campus is bigger than I thought it would be and everyone is very approachable. The rural setting is nice but Altoona is 30 miles away so you can get there if necessary. There are tons of activities and things to do everyday and academic success is stressed.