1,371
Students
Financial aid thermometer
24,259
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
51
51%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of St. Francis is a Comprehensive institution located in Joliet, IL, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 500 North Wilcox Street
Joliet, IL  60435-6188
United States
Contact Mr. Eric Ruiz
Director of Freshman Admissions
Email: eruiz@stfrancis.edu
Phone: 800-735-7500
Fax: 815-740-5070

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Human Resources Management Checkmark
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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Hospital And Health-care Facilities Administration Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-occupational Therapy Checkmark
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Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
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Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Industrial And Organizational Psychology Checkmark
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Theology And Religious Vocations Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,560
Applied
806
Accepted
1,371
Enrolled
52%
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Female Admissions

902
Females Applied
501
Females Accepted
56%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

658
Males Applied
305
Males Accepted
46%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.47
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Required for some programs Interview
2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 20 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

32,000
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Fees

320
Full-time student fees
9,930
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

24,259
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,256
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,724
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,662
Avg. Loan Aid
10,691
Avg. Grant Aid
20,129
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
80%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
20%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,371
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.6%
Black or African American 7.9%
White or Caucasian 60.05%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.3%
Asian 1.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 3.54%
Other 0.38%

Gender

Male (37.35%)
Female (62.65%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming Competition, Glow Paint Party and Outdoor Activities

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Nurses Association, Student Business Association, Justice League, Student Athletic Advisory Committee and Unidos Vamos a Alcanzar (UVA)

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
First Response trained security personnel

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No Checkmark Checkmark
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading No Checkmark Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Checkmark Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No Checkmark Checkmark
Soccer No Checkmark Checkmark
Softball No Checkmark Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Checkmark Checkmark
Track And Field No Checkmark Checkmark
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Faculty

266
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 95
Part-time - 171
Male - 101
Female - 165