#18 Best Private Colleges in Illinois

University of St Francis

Joliet, Illinois

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Student Population
University of St Francis overview
Location Joliet, Illinois
Online stfrancis.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
University of St Francis overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Joliet, Illinois, University of St Francis is a small four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 1,574 prospective students applied, and 1,074 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 204 enrolled in the school.  1,446 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,980 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2021/2022, excluding room and board, is $35,000 plus fees of $0. University of St Francis is ranked 468 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2023 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



University of St Francis is rated within the top 46% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 6 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
University of St Francis overview
SAT 920/1170
ACT 20/25
GPA 3.47
Applications Accepted
University of St Francis overview
Applications Due Jan 1, 2023
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for University of St Francis
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$800
Other Fees$0
Room and Board $10,210
Budget for Other Expenses$3,000
Total One Year Cost$49,010

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$50,600 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of St Francis students
Subject Percent of Class
Health Professions 41%
Education 16%
Business 14%
Biology 4%
Psychology 3%

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