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University of St. Francis
Fort Wayne, IN
Saint Francis, founded in 1890, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 73-acre campus occupies a former estate centered on a Romanesque manor house, dating from 1887, and listed with the National Register of Historic Places. The campus is located in Fort Wayne.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,810
   Women 1,301 (71.9%)
   Men 509 (28.1%)
Graduate Students 402
Entrance Difficulty Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate 97% of 977 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.34 (based on weighted GPAs)
SAT Math 494 average
450-550 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 495 average
450-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 21 average
19-24 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities       X
Cost of Attendance $41,100
  Tuition and Fees $28,310
  Room and Board $9,090
Average Percent of Need Met 80%
Average Freshman Award $18,231
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 125
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 38% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Fort Wayne Population 256,496
Nearest Metropolitan Area  
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 53% of freshmen, 22% of all students
Athletic Conferences National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot Cougar
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
7.5% Black/African-American
7.7% Hispanic/Latino
1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.6% White
0.9% Unknown
International Students 0.5% from 12 countries
First-Year Students Returning 71.2%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 38.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 16.0%