Saint Francis University, Loretto

Loretto, PA

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Saint Francis University, Loretto

Saint Francis University, Loretto

Saint Francis University, Loretto Student Essentials

Saint Francis University, Loretto Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Frankie the Friar
Website: www.francis.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $ 28,878
Out-of-State Tuition: $ 28,878
Retention Rate: 78%
Enrollment: 2,830
Year Established: 1847

About Saint Francis University, Loretto

In addition to rigorous academics, Saint Francis University has numerous institutes and centers devoted to intellectual advancement, as well as a strong community service program and additional student life opportunities.

Graduate programs are available in such specializations as Medicine, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy.

At the undergraduate level, academics are offered through distinctive schools. The school of Arts and Letters grants degrees in everything from Literature to Religion to Social Work. Science programs include majors in Marine Science, Environmental Studies, Zoology, Engineering and Pharmaceutical Sciences. There is also a school of Health Sciences and a Business School.

Centers of Study located on campus, such as the Center for the Study of Government and Law and the Science Outreach Center, sponsor academic clubs, competitions and other student activities and also engage with the community by providing, among other things, classes in the local schools.

The Institute for Contemporary Franciscan Life is the adult-learning division of Saint Francis, which gives adult students the chance to earn a degree through various distance-learning programs.

Since Saint Francis is a Franciscan Catholic school, there is a strong emphasis on service to the community and the school actually enforces a service-learning requirement. Some of the ways in which students engage in service are by helping the handicapped, the elderly, at-risk children and the homeless.

Other student life activities include entertainment such as film screenings, comedy shows and stage performances. There are also plenty of social and cultural clubs.

Transcripts, SAT or ACT scores and a personal essay are some of the documents required by admissions.

Financial aid is available through various sources to qualifying individuals.

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Saint Francis University, Loretto Map & Location

Saint Francis University, Loretto
117 Evergreen Dr
Loretto, PA 15940


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Getting Around Saint Francis University, Loretto

Walkability

Fair walkability. You could have a car for this area, but walking is possible.

4/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Loretto, PA

Winter
Dec
38
22
Jan
34
16
Feb
38
18
Spring
Mar
47
25
Apr
60
34
May
69
43
Summer
Jun
77
52
Jul
80
57
Aug
79
55
Fall
Sep
72
48
Oct
62
38
Nov
50
30

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,945
Freshman Class 433
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,830

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 7%
  • Caucasian: 82%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 9%
Latino 1%
African American 7%
Caucasian 82%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 9%

Undergraduate 69%
Graduate 31%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 56%
Men 44%
International 2%
Domestic 98%

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