Saint Francis University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$38,728
4.76% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$29,393
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
4.35%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
59.3%
1,904 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
2,769
63.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
62.5%
245 Graduates

About

Saint Francis University is a higher education institution located in Cambria County, PA. In 2020, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Saint Francis University were Physician Assistant (45 degrees awarded), Occupational Therapy (35 degrees), and Accounting (27 degrees).

In 2020, 624 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint Francis University. 69.2% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.8% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (489 degrees), 12.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Francis University is $38,728, which is $16,198 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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The median undergraduate tuition at Saint Francis University is $38,728, which is $16,198 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,393.

In 2020, 68% of undergraduate students attending Saint Francis University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 48% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$38,728
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Saint Francis University was $38,728. The cost of tuition at Saint Francis University is $16,198 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$29,393
2020 Value
0.702%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Saint Francis University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,393. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Saint Francis University grew by 0.702%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,348
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint Francis University was of $12,348 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of room and board increased by 0.472% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
48%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

68% of undergraduate students at Saint Francis University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 9.33% with respect to 2019, when 75% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.35%
2018 Default Rate
28
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Saint Francis University was 4.35%, which represents 28 out of the 643 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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predictive-analysisAdmissions

Saint Francis University received 1,904 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 8.92% annual growth. Out of those 1,904 applicants, 1,130 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 59.3% acceptance rate.

There were 2,769 students enrolled at Saint Francis University in 2020, and 89% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint Francis University has an overall enrollment yield of 29.3%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

59.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,130
Accepted Out of 1,904

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint Francis University was 59.3% (1,130 admissions from 1,904 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 74.5%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 8.92%, while admissions declined by −13.3%.

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SAT Scores

89%
Submission Percentage
293
Scores Submitted

89% of enrolled first-time students at Saint Francis University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Saint Francis University has a total enrollment of 2,769 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Francis University is 1,762 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,007. This means that 63.6% of students enrolled at Saint Francis University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint Francis University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 82.3% White, 4.95% Black or African American, 2.24% Two or More Races, 2.2% Hispanic or Latino, 2.17% Asian, 0.253% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.253% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Saint Francis University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.8%), followed by White Male (28%) and Black or African American Male (5.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (53.2%), followed by White Male (21.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

63.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint Francis University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,769 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint Francis University is 1,762 and the part-time enrollment is 1,007. This means that 63.6% of students enrolled at Saint Francis University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

96%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Saint Francis University was 96%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Saint Francis University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,278
  2. Black or African American
    137
  3. Two or More Races
    62

The enrolled student population at Saint Francis University is 82.3% White, 4.95% Black or African American, 2.24% Two or More Races, 2.2% Hispanic or Latino, 2.17% Asian, 0.253% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.253% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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In 2020, 240 more women than men received degrees from Saint Francis University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Saint Francis University is white (489 degrees awarded). There were 12.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Saint Francis University is Physician Assistant (45 degrees awarded), followed by Occupational Therapy (35 degrees) and Accounting (27 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint Francis University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (320 degrees awarded), Business (150 degrees), and Biology (28 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Francis University are Registered nurses (1,437,658 people), Accountants & auditors (1,059,461 people), Other managers (798,792 people), Physicians (555,855 people), and Financial managers (460,730 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Francis University are Health (320 degrees awarded), Business (150 degrees), Biology (28 degrees), Agriculture (6 degrees), and Physical Sciences (7 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Francis University are Surgeons, Physicians, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Saint Francis University are Health (320 degrees awarded), Business (150 degrees), Biology (28 degrees), Agriculture (6 degrees), and Physical Sciences (7 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint Francis University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,173,707 people), Elementary & secondary schools (804,467 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (787,265 people), Computer Systems Design (518,229 people), and Banking & related activities (497,062 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint Francis University are Health (320 degrees awarded), Business (150 degrees), Biology (28 degrees), Agriculture (6 degrees), and Physical Sciences (7 degrees).

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Majors Awarded

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Most Common
  1. 45 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 35 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 27 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Saint Francis University was Physician Assistant with 45 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

192
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
432
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 192 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Francis University, which is 0.444 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (432).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 30 degrees were awarded to men at Saint Francis University in Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations, which is 1.67 times more than the 18 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 71 degrees were awarded to women at Saint Francis University in Physician Assistant, which is 3.38 times more than the 21 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

60%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 60% of students graduating from Saint Francis University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Saint Francis University is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1.63% of graduates (4 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    489 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    39 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint Francis University is white (489 degrees awarded). There were 12.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (39 degrees).

5.77% of degree recipients (36 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    352 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    137 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Saint Francis University is white female (352 degrees awarded). There were 2.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (137 degrees).

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Saint Francis University has an endowment valued at nearly $50M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $789k (1.58%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Saint Francis University had a total salary expenditure of $62.3M. Saint Francis University employs 37 Associate professors, 32 Professors, and 31 Assistant professors. Most academics at Saint Francis University are Male Professors (23), Female Associate professors(22), and Female Assistant professors (19).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Francis University are: Service, with 75 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 73 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees.

Endowment

$50M
2020 Endowment
3.37%
decline from 2019

Saint Francis University has an endowment valued at about $50M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint Francis University declined 3.37% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $10.4M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.65M - Federal
  2. $963k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Saint Francis University received $2.65M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $963k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$25.6M
2020 Salaries
5.33%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Saint Francis University paid a median of $25.6M in salaries, which represents 41.1% of their overall expenditure ($62.3M) and a 5.33% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.77% decline from 2018 and a 0.255% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.89M
Instructional Salaries
113
Number of Employees

In 2020, Saint Francis University paid a total of $7.89M to 113 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
37 Employees
Service
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
75 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint Francis University were Associate professor with 37 employees; Professor with 32 employees; and Professor with 31 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint Francis University were Service with 75 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 73 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 49 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint Francis University was Male Professor with 23 employees, Female Associate professor with 22 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 19 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Saint Francis University.

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