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University of St. Francis




Address:
500 Wilcox Street,
Joliet, IL 60435
(815)740-3419

Website:
www.stfrancis.edu/

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International Admissions:

Cindy Lambert

Phone: (815) 740-3385
Email: clambert@stfrancis.edu


International Website:
http://www.stfrancis.edu/ipo

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Regional Accreditor

The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Carnegie Classification

Master\'s/L

Levels of Degree or Certification Offered

Bachelor's Degrees
Master's Degrees
Doctoral Degrees
 

Colleges/Schools/Divisions

College of Business and Health Administration


John and Cecily Leach College of Nursing


College of Arts and Sciences

College of Education

 

Academic Programs Available

Bachelor's Degrees

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Science
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Education, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Information Technology
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) - BSN only
  • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Pharmacy Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Recording Arts Technology/Technician
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Second Language Learning - English for Academic Purposes
  • Social Work
  • Transportation and Materials Moving, Other - Logistics and Transportation Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

Master's Degrees

    • Business Administration and Management, General - MBA and MS in Management
    • Education, General - Elementary Teacher Certification, Secondary Teacher Certification, Special Education Certification, Visual Arts Certification
    • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
    • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
    • Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) - MSN
    • Social Work - MSW

    Doctoral Degrees

    • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
    • Nursing, Other - Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP)
     

    Cost of Academic Year 2014-2015

     

    Tuition
    Room/Board
    Technology
    Activity
    Books & Supplies
    Medical Insurance

    Undergraduate

    $ 28,790

    $ 8,420

    $ 125

    $ 100

    $ 800

    $ 1,261

    Graduate

    $ 18000



    $ 600
    $ 1,261
     

    Financial Assistance

    Scholarships available for undergraduate students only:


    Freshman merit scholarships range between $6,000 and $14,000 USD per year


    Transfer merit scholarships range between $4,000 and $11,000 USD per year

     

    Student Demographics

    Number of Undergraduate Students:
    Number of International Undergraduate Students:
    Number of Graduate Students:
    Number of International Graduate Students:
    Total Number of Students:
    Total Number of International Students:
    1856
    16
    1596
    3
    3400
    19

    On campus housing is available for undergraduate and ELAP students. There are three housing options:


    Marian Hall-Double Occupancy rooms, mainly a freshman and ELAP residence hall


    Tower Hall-Single Occupancy rooms


    Motherhouse-Apartment style dorms, mainly upperclassmen residence hall

     

    What Is Special?

    The University of St. Francis prides itself on academic quality as well as experiential learning. Our small class sizes boast an interactive class experience as well as a vibrant social setting. Campus lies in the beautiful, residential Cathedral Area of Joliet, Illinois which is approximately 35 miles from the major metropolitan city of Chicago.

     

    TOEFL scores and ESL Programs (English as a Second Language)

    Undergraduate/Graduate Admission:


    79 minimum-IbT


    213 minimum-CBT


    550 minimum-Paper


    Minimum 6.5 band score on IELTS accepted in lieu of TOEFL scores.


    English for Academic Purposes Admission:


    55-78 IbT


    153-212 CBT


    480-549 Paper


    4.5-6.0 band score on IELTS accepted in lieu of TOEFL scores.


    Find more information and the application for admission at: http://www.stfrancis.edu/elap/#.Ua97HfLLt6I


    All incoming freshman students must take math and writing placement exams prior to registering for classes.


     


    All potential nursing students must receive a 68 or higher on the TEAS exam. Freshman students will take the TEAS early in their Freshman year. Transfer students must take the TEAS prior to enrolling in their first semester of courses at USF.


    The University of St. Francis is on rolling admission, therefore, there is no application deadline. It is recommended that students complete their application in full by April 1 for the Fall semester and November 1 for the Spring semester.

     

    Study Illinois Institutional Contacts

    Maureen Stephan, Assistant Director of International Programs :815-740-5025, mstephan@stfrancis.edu


    Cindy Lambert, Director of Undergraduate Admissions: 815-740-3385, clambert@stfrancis.edu


    Angela Maffeo, Interim Director of International Programs: 815-740-3711, amaffeo@stfrancis.edu