Overview

Applicants
1,787
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average HS GPA
3.69

GPA Breakdown

55%
Over 3.75
12%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
8%
3.00 - 3.24
7%
2.50 - 2.99
2%
2.00 - 2.49

Test Scores

SAT Reading
540 - 650
SAT Math
520 - 620
ACT Composite
22 - 29

Deadlines


Regular
May 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Test Scores
Non-Academic

Interview
Character / Personal Qualities

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
15:1
Total Faculty
242
with Terminal Degree
113

158
Men
84
Women
3
Minority
3
International

Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
90%
Graduate in 5 years
99%
Graduate in 6 years
78%


Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Master's

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
Yes

Career Services

Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
Opportunities at School

Internship

Prominent Alumni


Don Donnell
President, Starvaggi Industries

Dr. Jess Young, MD
President, SVM and B at the Cleveland Clinic

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Notification Date
Feb 15

Required Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$9,328

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$9,161

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,565

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$32,125

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
76%

Average amount of each freshman scholarship/grant package
$7,190

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition
Required Fees
Average Cost for Books and Supplies

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
Transportation for Commuters

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy
Federal

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs
Direct PLUS Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
Federal Nursing Loans
Federal Perkins Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
2,097
Out of State
79%

International
Foreign Countries Represented
20

Demographics

61% female
39% male
79% are out of state
94% are full time
6% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
75%
Help finding off-campus housing
Yes

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus
90%

Campus Environment
Village
Fire safety rating
66

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Dorms Female
Dorms Male

Special Needs Admissions


College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered


Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
31
Number of Honor Societies
3

Number of Social Sororities
1
Number of Religious Organizations
6

Sports

Athletic Division
Other


Student Services


Army ROTC Offered on-campus
Air Force ROTC Offered at cooperating institutions: University of Pittsburgh (PA)

Campus Security Report

Campus Security Report

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety

The Princeton Review publishes links directly to each school's Campus Security Reports where available. Applicants can also access all school-specific campus safety information using the Campus Safety and Security Data Analysis Cutting Tool provided by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education: http://ope.ed.gov/security


Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
4

Average Number of PC's per Lab
32

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
No

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
No

Fee for Network Use
No

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
No

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Undergraduates that Own Computers
45%

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
No

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Sharon Christopher
Coordinator of Guest Services

Address
Office of Admissions
1235 University Boulevard
Steubenville, OH 439521763

Phone
7402836226

Email
schristopher@franciscan.edu

Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Heavenly Grounds Coffee Shop
Sts. Cosmas and Damian Hall-Science Building
Finnegan Fieldhouse
Christ The King Chapel
Portiuncula Chapel

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Steubenville - The City of Murals
Fort Steuben Mall, Area Plazas

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Varies
Times: Mon-Fri 11:00 am/2:00 pm on selected days
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
by appointment

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Advance Notice
2 weeks

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Academic Year

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Available

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Limitations
Maximum 3 nights stay. (Ages 16-23 only)

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
The closest Airport is Pittsburgh International. Franciscan University only provides airport shuttle service upon guest arrival at Pittsburgh International. It is the guest's responsibility to arrange for their return to the airport. Lockhart Limousine Service (740-282-4747) requires that reservations are made two days prior to the day of departure. Guests will be picked up at a designated spot on campus.

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Northwest, North or Northeast: Take I-80 East or West to Exit 15. Go East to Rt. 11 South. Take Rt. 11 South to East Liverpool, Ohio, then take Rt. 7 South. Follow Rt. 7 South to Steubenville (approx. 1/2 hour). As you approach the city, there is a large retaining wall that runs along Rt. 7. Take the exit for Rt. 22 East: Pittsburgh/University Blvd. This exit "hugs" the retaining wall. Continue along the retaining wall and follow the signs for University Boulevard. You will intersect University Blvd. at the first stop light. Turn right onto University Blvd. From Boston, Buffalo, and Erie take I-90, not I-80, to Rt. 11. From West, Southwest or South: Take I-70 East or West to Exit 225 (Bridgeport, Ohio). Take Route 7 North to Steubenville (approx. 1/2 hour). Look for the exit for Rt. 22 East: Pittsburgh/University Blvd. You will be turning left at the stoplight. You are now on University Blvd. From Southeast or East: Take I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike ) East or West to Exit 6. Take Rt. 22 West (also 376 West and 279 South) Follow the signs for 279 South (Airport) through Pittsburgh. You will proceed through the Fort Pitt Tunnels. Continue for approx. 10 miles. Look for the exit for Rt.22 West: Weirton/Rt.30. Take Rt.22 West for about 30 miles. You will cross over the Veteran's Memorial Bridge and into Ohio. Follow the signs for University Blvd./Rt. 7 South. At the first stop light run right onto University Blvd.

Local Accommodations
Holiday Inn (1-800-465-4329), which offers AAA rating and Super 8 Motel (1-800-800-8000). Hampton Inn (800-426-7866)For special discount, mention you are a guest of the University.