University of St Francis

Joliet, Illinois

#396 National Colleges

45.62% Admission Rate
Somewhat Selective

1,646 Undergraduates Enrolled

  • Private nonprofit
  • Doctoral/Professional Universities
  • Four-year, full-time, selective, higher transfer-in
  • Four-year, small, primarily residential
  • Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic
The University of St. Francis is a private Congregation of the Third Order of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate university with its main campus in Joliet, Illinois. It enrolls more than 3,900 students at locations throughout the country with about 1,300 students at its main campus.

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Joliet, Illinois

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Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)

Great Lakes (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)


Predominant Degree Awarded
Predominantly bachelor's-degree granting

Highest Degree Awarded
Graduate degree

Most Popular Fields

Field % Students
Health Professions And Related Programs 46.5%
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 16.6%
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 6.3%
Education 6.3%
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 5.0%
Visual And Performing Arts 4.3%
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 3.5%
Psychology 3.0%
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1.5%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 1.3%
History 1.0%
Social Sciences 1.0%
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 1.0%
English Language And Literature/Letters 1.0%
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 1.0%
Mathematics And Statistics 0.5%
Natural Resources And Conservation 0.3%



Percentage Students Receiving Aid

Average Net Cost After Aid


SAT Scores

1140 Composite Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 620 565 510
Verbal 600 560 520

ACT Scores

24 Cumulative Average
Percentile 75% 50% 25%
Math 26 22 18
English 29 25 20