University of St Francis

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,000
6.25% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$17,687
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
3.32%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
45.6%
2,273 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
3,776
43.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
61.8%
136 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 (102 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (57 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (22 degrees).

In 2019, 1,042 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of St Francis. 76.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 23.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (721 degrees), 5.68 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (127 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Francis is $34,000, which is $11,974 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of St Francis is $34,000, which is $11,974 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $17,687.

In 2019, 89% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,000
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of St Francis was $34,000. The cost of tuition at University of St Francis is $11,974 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$17,687
2019 Value
8.91%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of St Francis had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $17,687. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of St Francis grew by 8.91%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,372
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of St Francis was of $8,372 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 1.12% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

89%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

89% of undergraduate students at University of St Francis received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, 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.
3.32%
2017 Default Rate
30
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of St Francis was 3.32%, which represents 30 out of the 904 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 2,273 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 23.1% annual growth. Out of those 2,273 applicants, 1,037 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 45.6% acceptance rate.

There were 3,776 students enrolled at University of St Francis in 2019, and 67% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of St Francis has an overall enrollment yield of 22.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

45.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,037
Accepted Out of 2,273

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of St Francis was 45.6% (1,037 admissions from 2,273 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 46.8%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants grew by 23.1%, while admissions grew by 20%.

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SAT Scores

67%
Submission Percentage
157
Scores Submitted

67% of enrolled first-time students at University of St Francis in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of St Francis has a total enrollment of 3,776 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Francis is 1,632 students and the part-time enrollment is 2,144. This means that 43.2% 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 67.2% White, 15.3% Hispanic or Latino, 9.14% Black or African American, 3.44% Asian, 1.96% Two or More Races, 0.0794% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.053% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of St Francis in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (37.5%), followed by White Male (18.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (15.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (44.7%), followed by White Male (16.8%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

43.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of St Francis, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,776 students. The full-time enrollment at University of St Francis is 1,632 and the part-time enrollment is 2,144. This means that 43.2% of students enrolled at University of St Francis are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2019 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 (74%), 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
    2,537
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    577
  3. Black or African American
    345

The enrolled student population at University of St Francis is 67.2% White, 15.3% Hispanic or Latino, 9.14% Black or African American, 3.44% Asian, 1.96% Two or More Races, 0.0794% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.053% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2019, 552 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 (721 degrees awarded). There were 5.68 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (127 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of St Francis is Registered Nursing (102 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (57 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (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 (305 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (57 degrees), and Health (411 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 (1,633,215 people), Registered nurses (1,494,900 people), Accountants & auditors (1,016,420 people), Other managers (819,041 people), and Secondary school teachers (571,306 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Francis are Education (305 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (57 degrees), Health (411 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Business (163 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, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Public relations specialists, Physicians, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at University of St Francis are Education (305 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (57 degrees), Health (411 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Business (163 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 (3,325,712 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,871,350 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (659,384 people), Computer Systems Design (513,168 people), and Banking & related activities (507,159 people).

The most specialized majors at University of St Francis are Education (305 degrees awarded), Public Administration and Social Service (57 degrees), Health (411 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (14 degrees), and Business (163 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. 102 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 57 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 22 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of St Francis was Registered Nursing with 102 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

245
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
797
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 245 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Francis, which is 0.307 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (797).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 34 degrees were awarded to men at University of St Francis in Health Care Administration & Management, which is 0.347 times less than the 98 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 156 degrees were awarded to women at University of St Francis in Registered Nursing, which is 9.75 times more than the 16 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

41%
100% Completion Time
63%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 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, 63% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 64% 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 Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of St Francis is Male and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    721 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    127 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    96 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of St Francis is white (721 degrees awarded). There were 5.68 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (127 degrees).

0.864% of degree recipients (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    555 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    166 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    102 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of St Francis is white female (555 degrees awarded). There were 3.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (166 degrees).

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Operations

University of St Francis has an endowment valued at nearly $21.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $-298k (-1.37%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, University of St Francis had a total salary expenditure of $49.3M. University of St Francis employs 31 Assistant professors, 25 Professors, and 23 Associate professors. Most academics at University of St Francis are Female Assistant professors (25), Male Professors(16), and Female Associate professors (15).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Francis are: Management, with 45 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 26 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$21.8M
2019 Endowment
10.3%
growth from 2018

University of St Francis has an endowment valued at about $21.8M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of St Francis grew 10.3% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $16.7M 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. $753k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of St Francis received $753k 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

$24.2M
2019 Salaries
10.5%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of St Francis paid a median of $24.2M in salaries, which represents 49% of their overall expenditure ($49.3M) and a 10.5% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.238% growth from 2017 and a 14.7% decline from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.28M
Instructional Salaries
99
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of St Francis paid a total of $7.28M to 99 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
31 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
45 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of St Francis were Assistant professor with 31 employees; Professor with 25 employees; and Professor with 23 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of St Francis were Management with 45 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 26 employees; and Office and Administrative Support with 26 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of St Francis was Female Assistant professor with 25 employees, Male Professor with 16 employees, and Female Associate professor with 15 employees.

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

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