University of St Francis

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$31,150

2.06% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$18,766

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.21%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

51.7%

1,560 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

4,166

36.6% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

62.8%

113 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 (109 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (44 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (26 degrees).

In 2017, 1,027 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of St Francis. 75.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 24.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (757 degrees), 6.53 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (116 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Francis is $31,150, which is $10,417 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Francis is $31,150, which is $10,417 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $18,766.

In 2017, 90% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 71% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$31,150

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of St Francis was $31,150. The cost of tuition at University of St Francis is $10,417 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$18,766

2017 Value

4.44%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of St Francis had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $18,766. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of St Francis grew by 4.44%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,142

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of St Francis was of $8,142 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

90%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

71%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

90% of undergraduate students at University of St Francis received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 2.27% with respect to 2016, when 88% 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.

4.21%

2016 Default Rate

37

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of St Francis was 4.21%, which represents 37 out of the 878 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 1,560 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0% annual growth. Out of those 1,560 applicants, 806 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 51.7% acceptance rate.

There were 4,166 students enrolled at University of St Francis in 2017, and 6% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of St Francis has an overall enrollment yield of 28.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

51.7%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

806

Accepted Out of 1,560

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of St Francis was 51.7% (806 admissions from 1,560 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 49.2%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants stayed by 0%, while admissions grew by 4.95%.

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SAT Scores

6%

Submission Percentage

14

Scores Submitted

6% of enrolled first-time students at University of St Francis in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of St Francis has a total enrollment of 4,166 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Francis is 1,523 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,643. This means that 36.6% 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 69.2% White, 14.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.79% Black or African American, 2.62% Asian, 1.82% Two or More Races, 0.216% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.168% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of St Francis in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (40.3%), followed by White Male (20.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (45.3%), followed by White Male (18.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

36.6%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of St Francis, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,166 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Francis is 1,523 and the part-time enrollment is 2,643. This means that 36.6% of students enrolled at University of St Francis are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%

2017 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 80%. 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

    2,883

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    604

  3. Black or African American

    366

The enrolled student population at University of St Francis is 69.2% White, 14.5% Hispanic or Latino, 8.79% Black or African American, 2.62% Asian, 1.82% Two or More Races, 0.216% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.168% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 29 students (0.696%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 521 more women than men received degrees from University of St Francis. The majority of degree recipients at University of St Francis are white (757 degrees awarded). There were 6.53 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (116 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of St Francis is Registered Nursing (109 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (44 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (26 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 (286 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (46 degrees), and Health (397 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 (2,099,502 people), Registered nurses (1,431,411 people), Accountants & auditors (1,126,522 people), Other managers (720,142 people), and Financial managers (441,651 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Francis are Education (286 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (46 degrees), Health (397 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), and Business (155 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of St Francis are Public relations specialists, Surgeons, Geoscientists and hydrologists, except geographers, Podiatrists, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at University of St Francis are Education (286 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (46 degrees), Health (397 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), and Business (155 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 (3,324,321 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,862,269 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (642,603 people), Banking & related activities (512,213 people), and Insurance carriers (463,144 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Francis are Education (286 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (46 degrees), Health (397 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (23 degrees), and Business (155 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

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Most Common

  1. 109 degrees awarded

  2. 44 degrees awarded

  3. 26 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of St Francis was Registered Nursing with 109 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 253

  2. 774

In 2017, 253 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Francis, which is 0.327 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (774).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 28 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Francis in Health Care Administration & Management, which is 0.269 times less than the 104 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 159 degrees were awarded to women at University of St Francis in Registered Nursing, which is 8.37 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%

100% Completion Time

65%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 41% 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, 65% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% 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 Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of St Francis is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 0.885% 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

    757 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    116 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    81 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of St Francis is white (757 degrees awarded). There were 6.53 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (116 degrees).

1.27% of degree recipients (13 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    582 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    175 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    82 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of St Francis is white female (582 degrees awarded). There were 3.33 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (175 degrees).

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Operations

University of St Francis has an endowment valued at nearly $18.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.57M (8.45%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, University of St Francis had a total salary expenditure of $47.6M. University of St Francis employs 38 Assistant professors, 25 Professors, and 21 Instructors. Most academics at University of St Francis are Female Assistant professors (29), Female Instructors(14), and Male Professors (13).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Francis are: Service, with 37 employees, Management, with 36 employees, and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$18.5M

2017 Endowment

7.98%

growth from 2016

University of St Francis has an endowment valued at about $18.5M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of St Francis grew 7.98% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $14.6M 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. $696k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of St Francis received $696k 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

$21.8M

2017 Salaries

14.7%

decline from 2016

In 2017, University of St Francis paid a median of $21.8M in salaries, which represents 45.8% of their overall expenditure ($47.6M) and a 14.7% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.89% growth from 2015 and a 5.71% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.47M

Instructional Salaries

104

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of St Francis paid a total of $7.47M to 104 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $16.8M (34%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

38 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

37 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of St Francis were Assistant professor with 38 employees; Professor with 25 employees; and Professor with 21 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Francis were Service with 37 employees; Management with 36 employees; and Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 30 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Assistant professor

  2. Female Instructor

  3. Male Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of St Francis was Female Assistant professor with 29 employees, Female Instructor with 14 employees, and Male Professor with 13 employees.

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

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