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Saint Francis University Admissions

Great Leaders begin at 学院. Take the next step on your journey to a well-rounded education designed so you can make your impact on the world.

Your Future Starts Here

Highly-awarded Saint Francis University offers an education that doesn’t simply teach, it builds character, passion, 和 grit.  From connections to  NASA space launches 和 the Walt Disney Company, our students are using their 学院 values to change their workplaces 和 the world. It’s time to become someone more 和 学院 has everything you need to rise to w在这里 your future wants you to go.


Ready to get started? 

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions

  • What is the admissions process like?

    We know that the application process can seem daunting. Rest assured, your admissions team is ready to assist you.   We strive to make the admissions process easier than ever, so we can get you on your way towards achieving your goals. From a test-optional admissions policy to college admissions interview questions, 学院 is committed to a simple admissions journey that works with you—every step of the way. Meet our admissions team 和 share your biggest questions 在这里. You won’t be alone, 和 we’ll work hard to ensure you’re not overwhelmed—that’s the Saint Francis University admissions way.

  • Does Saint Francis University still require the SAT/ACT

    For most majors Saint Francis University no longer requires the SAT/ACT. Some caveat majors still require an official test score. 访问 the ‘应用’ page for details.

  • What are admissions teams really looking for?

    The truth is, at Saint Francis University, admissions isn’t a magical equation. We’re looking for individuals of character, committed to learning who want to elevate their communities 和 the world. What college admissions offices really want is to see the whole individual you are—和 learn through your applicant portfolio about how you are different, what you are passionate about 和 how you hope to live your passion out loud. We often are asked, “how do admissions officers decide which students to accept.” We believe it’s simple: Showcase your authentic self 和 share your passion. The rest is easy.

Get ready to make your mark. Explore your future at Saint Francis

Become That Someone at Saint Francis


Find Your Path to 学院

Are you ready to join a community of values-driven world-changers, community-builders 和 dream-seekers?  See what it takes to apply.
  • Undergraduate
  • Graduate
  • Transfer Students
  • Online
  • International Students
  • Your journey begins at 学院

    When you start at Saint Francis, you receive a well-rounded education that touches mind, body 和 spirit. What are you waiting for? The time is now to connect with your future 和 start your undergraduate learning.


    To receive full consideration for admission 和 merit scholarships, we suggest you complete the application by May 1st of your senior year.  We operate on a rolling admissions basis.  A completed application 和 official transcripts are needed.  An SAT/ACT is required for some majors.  See our test optional policy 在这里


    Saint Francis University is a Common Application school.  Students may choose to apply via the Common Application 在这里

  • The next step in your career starts with Saint Francis University.

    Whether you’re furthering your career or getting ready to accomplish a life-long dream, Saint Francis University offers dozens of choices to help you reach your goal—right from the comfort of your home. Enrollment in graduate studies is h和led through individual academic departments. Contact the program you are applying to for admission criteria, deadlines, 和 programs of study details. Cost for Graduate Tuition 和 费用 vary per program.

    See our Graduate Degrees 和 Programs

    Graduate Tuition 和 费用 by Program


  • Start Fresh with Saint Francis

    The time is now to make the transition 和 make your dreams of starting new a reality at Saint Francis. Take advantage of our generous transfer credit process, transfer scholarships, complimentary evaluations 和 an admissions team st和ing by to answer all your questions.


    Explore 学院 Admissions:

    • Transfer students are admitted on a rolling admission basis. 
    • Students are required to submit their application for admission 和 official transcripts from each institution they have earned credits, including their high school. 
    •  College Clearance Form may be required.    

    Some department-specific transfer policies may apply.  Please reach out to our admissions team for guidance.  We do not accept transfer students into the Physician Assistant Department.  Students may apply interdisciplinary health care studies, pre-physician assistant.

    Review our Transfer Credit Policy
  • No matter your location, 学院 has the right programs

    学院 Division of Professional Studies is w在这里 innovation meets flexibility. With multiple starts per semester, FrancisWorldwide offers rolling starts, making it our most flexible program for students. It’s time to elevate your learning, workplace, 和 community. 


  • 学院 Covers the Globe

    From Taiwan to Maui, Kansas to the Chile, Saint Francis University students come from all over the globe to learn at one of the oldest Franciscan Universities in the United States. Offering small class sizes 和 state-of-the-art facilities, 学院 is as beautiful 和 safe as it is friendly. Seek your future with the 学院 Admissions team:  

    Learn 关于 the I-20 Process

    Information about International Student Financial 援助 

    Visa Guidelines 

College Credits in High School

Get a head start.

High school students have several opportunities to get a head start 和 earn college credits before they graduate. Our supportive environment makes 学院 a great place to excel even before you grab that high school diploma.  
学院 Parents / Parents Start Here

Your Family is Our Family

You’ve done an excellent job at teaching your student values 和 hard-work. We’re 在这里 to help prepare them for the next step.   Know that the University seeks parents as a key ingredient for student success.  It's a recipe that we're proud to say has produced thous和s of successful graduates. 
Are you ready to help your child become something more? Explore our parent 常见问题解答.  

By the Numbers


More than 95% of all full-time students receive financial assistance.  Scholarships are available to transfer students, adult learners 和 more.  



Saint Francis University was named #8 "Best bang for the buck" according to Washington Monthly magazine



99% of Saint Francis University grads are employed or in grad school within nine months of graduation

“I am so glad that I made the decision to go to 学院. I am doing so much better in school since I came 在这里 after Edinboro, the faculty 和 student relationship is unlike anything I’ve seen.”

—Jay Hardy, Saint Francis Graduate

We're Here to Help

Have questions about applying? It’s time for you to become exactly who you’ve been wanting to be 和 we’re 在这里 to get you t在这里. The Saint Francis University admissions team can assist you through the enrollment process every step of the way.