University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, IN, USA
3.87 Average Rating

The University of Saint Francis is a private, Christ-centered institution located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The campus features a number of historic facilities, such as the Brookside Mansion, which once was home to the entire college, and now hosts special events and meeting sessions. Courses in the USF core curriculum are divided into five different categories: cornerstone, capstone, academic skills, disciplines and Franciscan values. Students attending USF have the opportunity to enroll in summer courses, which are offered at half of the price of fall and spring courses, and are often available to complete online.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Major city

0
100
99%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
87%
Out-Of-State Students
11%
44%
Submitting ACT
80%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 20
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1062
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
2,322
Total Number of Undergrads
1,906
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
66%
20-39 Students
32%
40-99 Students
1%
0
100
37%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
56%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,916
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$30,220
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$30,220
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,840
Books and Supplies
$1200

Aid & Grants

0
100
83%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
39%
Average Aid Per Year
$18,901
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
39%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,709
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$14,543

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
78%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$7,853
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$18,250
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$276
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
29%
71%
Student Organizations
37
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
23%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Cougars
School Colors
White/Silver/Royal Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Mid-States Football Association

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Employed
6 mos. after graduation
67%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$43,600
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What Students Are Saying

3.87 Average Rating
The University of Saint Francis is a beautiful campus with a friendly enviornment. It is just the right size where you feel at home but also feel that you are receiving a genuine college experience. There are many opprotunities to join in extracurriculer acticities on campus to get to know people.
Kaylee from Fort Wayne, IN
An excellent school dedicated to academic achievement and personal development of their students.
Monica from Auburn, IN
The University of Saint Francis has an excellent concern for student achievement. Academic advisors keep in contact with students throughout the semester to promote open communication and answer any questions or concerns. The university does a great job of maintaining a high four year retention and graduation rate as well.
Sara from Fort Wayne, IN
This is a great school overall. However the business office needs to be more friendly and helping. I know I picked the best school possible.
Maria from Fort Wayne, IN
The University of Saint Francis is a wonderful university to attend. It has an amazing nursing program. I recommend this school to anyone looking for not only a good education but a good Catholic institute as well.
Sara

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