University of St Francis

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$35,000
2.94% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$16,761
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.83%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
60.1%
1,917 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
3,529
44.2% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
59.7%
129 Graduates

About

University of St Francis is a higher education institution located in Will County, IL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of St Francis were Registered Nursing (112 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (64 degrees), and Management Science (22 degrees).

In 2020, 1,033 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of St Francis. 74% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 26% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (727 degrees), 5.55 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (131 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Francis is $35,000, which is $12,470 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Francis is $35,000, which is $12,470 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 $16,761.

In 2020, 86% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 62% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$35,000
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of St Francis was $35,000. The cost of tuition at University of St Francis is $12,470 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$16,761
2020 Value
5.24%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of St Francis had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,761. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of St Francis grew by 5.24%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,605
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of St Francis was of $8,605 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 2.78% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

86%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
62%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

86% of undergraduate students at University of St Francis received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 3.37% with respect to 2019, when 89% 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.
2.83%
2018 Default Rate
26
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of St Francis was 2.83%, which represents 26 out of the 920 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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Admissions

University of St Francis received 1,917 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 15.7% annual decline. Out of those 1,917 applicants, 1,152 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 60.1% acceptance rate.

There were 3,529 students enrolled at University of St Francis in 2020, and 76% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of St Francis has an overall enrollment yield of 18.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

60.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
1,152
Accepted Out of 1,917

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of St Francis was 60.1% (1,152 admissions from 1,917 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 45.6%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −15.7%, while admissions grew by 11.1%.

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SAT Scores

76%
Submission Percentage
159
Scores Submitted

76% of enrolled first-time students at University of St Francis in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of St Francis has a total enrollment of 3,529 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Francis is 1,559 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,970. This means that 44.2% of students enrolled at University of St Francis are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of St Francis, both undergraduate and graduate, is 65.2% White, 16.9% Hispanic or Latino, 9.04% Black or African American, 3.74% Asian, 1.9% Two or More Races, 0.142% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0567% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of St Francis in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (38.2%), followed by White Male (16.4%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (36.6%), followed by White Male (19.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (13.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

44.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of St Francis, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,529 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Francis is 1,559 and the part-time enrollment is 1,970. This means that 44.2% of students enrolled at University of St Francis are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
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 University of St Francis was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), University of St Francis had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,301
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    596
  3. Black or African American
    319

The enrolled student population at University of St Francis is 65.2% White, 16.9% Hispanic or Latino, 9.04% Black or African American, 3.74% Asian, 1.9% Two or More Races, 0.142% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0567% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. 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.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 36 students (1.02%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 495 more women than men received degrees from University of St Francis. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of St Francis is white (727 degrees awarded). There were 5.55 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (131 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of St Francis is Registered Nursing (112 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (64 degrees) and Management Science (22 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of St Francis, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Education (285 degrees awarded), Health (430 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of St Francis are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,654,882 people), Registered nurses (1,486,757 people), Accountants & auditors (1,020,601 people), Other managers (837,853 people), and Secondary school teachers (596,911 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Francis are Education (285 degrees awarded), Health (430 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees), History (9 degrees), and Business (168 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 University of St Francis are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Public relations specialists

The most specialized majors at University of St Francis are Education (285 degrees awarded), Health (430 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees), History (9 degrees), and Business (168 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of St Francis are Elementary & secondary schools (3,387,096 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,841,667 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (694,391 people), Computer Systems Design (529,934 people), and Banking & related activities (515,793 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Francis are Education (285 degrees awarded), Health (430 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (37 degrees), History (9 degrees), and Business (168 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of St Francis.
Most Common
  1. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  2. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded
  3. N/A
    N/A degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common N/A concentration at University of St Francis was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

269
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
764
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 269 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Francis, which is 0.352 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (764).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 29 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Francis in Health Care Administration & Management, which is 0.269 times less than the 108 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 152 degrees were awarded to women at University of St Francis in Registered Nursing, which is 7.6 times more than the 20 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%
100% Completion Time
62%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 38% of students graduating from University of St Francis completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 62% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 62% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of St Francis is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (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, 0.775% of graduates (1 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    727 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    131 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    93 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of St Francis is white (727 degrees awarded). There were 5.55 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (131 degrees).

0.484% of degree recipients (5 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    559 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    168 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    96 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of St Francis is white female (559 degrees awarded). There were 3.33 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (168 degrees).

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Operations

University of St Francis has an endowment valued at nearly $22.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−5.12%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, University of St Francis had a total salary expenditure of $48.5M. University of St Francis employs 28 Assistant professors, 26 Professors, and 23 Associate professors. Most academics at University of St Francis are Female Assistant professors (24), Male Professors(15), and Female Associate professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Francis are: Management, with 39 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 28 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 24 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$22.6M
2020 Endowment
3.63%
growth from 2019

University of St Francis has an endowment valued at about $22.6M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of St Francis grew 3.63% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $17M lower 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. $1.16M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of St Francis received $1.16M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$24.6M
2020 Salaries
1.71%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of St Francis paid a median of $24.6M in salaries, which represents 50.8% of their overall expenditure ($48.5M) and a 1.71% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.5% growth from 2018 and a 0.238% growth from 2017.

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

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Instructional Salaries

$6.93M
Instructional Salaries
96
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of St Francis paid a total of $6.93M to 96 employees working as instructors, which represents 28.2% of all salaries paid.

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

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
28 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
39 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of St Francis were Assistant professor with 28 employees; Professor with 26 employees; and Professor with 23 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Francis were Management with 39 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 28 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 24 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

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

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of St Francis was Female Assistant professor with 24 employees, Male Professor with 15 employees, and Female Associate professor with 14 employees.

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

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