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Franciscan Admission Requirements

Steubenville, Ohio

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Chances of getting into Franciscan University of Steubenville

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
73%
Admission Difficulty for Franciscan University of Steubenville
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Difficult 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into Franciscan and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Franciscan is 73%.  It ranks #0 in Ohio for lowest rate of acceptance. Franciscan is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 1,514 out of 2,074 applicants were admitted.

The school has difficult admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent (SAT 1070/1290 ACT 22/29). Franciscan University of Steubenville typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.78. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 39% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Franciscan application fee is $0 and applications are due by May 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Franciscan University of Steubenville is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Franciscan SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1070-1290
Applicants Submitting SAT 
51%
SAT Scores for Franciscan University of Steubenville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for Franciscan University of Steubenville
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1290
Average SAT Score 1180

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Franciscan University of Steubenville?

Franciscan University of Steubenville typically prefers applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1180 out of 1600. Franciscan ranks #0 in Ohio for highest average SAT composite score. 51 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Franciscan University of Steubenville admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1290 and Above Good >84%
1180 to 1290 Avg + 73%-84%
1070 to 1180 Avg - 59%-73%
960 to 1070 Reach 43%-59%
Less than 960 Low <43%
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Franciscan ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
22-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
49%
ACT Scores for Franciscan University of Steubenville
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 23
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Franciscan University of Steubenville
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Franciscan?

Admission data indicates that Franciscan regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #0 in Ohio for highest average ACT composite score. 49 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Franciscan University of Steubenville.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Franciscan University of Steubenville admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
29 and Above Good >85%
25 to 29 Avg + 73%-85%
22 to 25 Avg - 61%-73%
19 to 22 Reach 47%-61%
Less than 19 Low <47%
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Franciscan GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.78
Typical High School Grades 
A-

What GPA do you need to get into Franciscan University of Steubenville?

Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Franciscan. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Franciscan University of Steubenville was 3.78 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #0 in Ohio for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Franciscan accepts 73% of students who apply.

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GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

74% of Franciscan University of Steubenville freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Franciscan University of Steubenville students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 38%
Top 25% of class 74%
Top 50% of class 93%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Franciscan University of Steubenville admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,327 747 2,074
Accepted 959 555 1,514
Acceptance Rate 72% 74% 73%
Enrolled 354 231 585
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 37% 42% 39%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
May 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
152

Applicants have 152 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on May 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Franciscan University of Steubenville is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Franciscan University of Steubenville and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Franciscan University of Steubenville Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Franciscan University of Steubenville
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=205957 IPEDS survey data for Franciscan University of Steubenville.

FAQs

Does Franciscan University of Steubenville prefer SAT or ACT?

51% of students submit their SAT scores to Franciscan. 49% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Franciscan University of Steubenville?

73% of those who apply are granted admission to Franciscan. Admission competition is low and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Franciscan University of Steubenville?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1070 and 1290. 51% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Franciscan University of Steubenville?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 29. 49% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.