By The Numbers

We’re more than just numbers, too.

These highlights give you an idea of our size and our style. Small classes, a great student-to-faculty ratio, and an expansive list of academic opportunities mean that you get a personalized education. Yet, this is just a part of the narrative.

In our tumultuous world, the University of Saint Francis stands as a beacon of compassionate education, advocating for an ethic of care that the world desperately needs.

What the numbers mean for you:

At Saint Francis, you will develop a personal relationship with your professors and fellow students. With a small student-to-faculty ratio and intimate class sizes, you will have ample opportunities for discussion-based learning, hands-on experiences, and finding help when you need it.


Students enrolled


Degree programs (doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s, associate, certificate)


Average undergraduate class size


Student-to-faculty ratio


Full-time instructional faculty


Percentage of the class of 2022 that are employed, in the military, or enrolled in additional education after graduation

Academics for Professionals by Professionals

Many of our instructional faculty have extensive professional careers in their respective fields and bring real-world experience to their teaching.

  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 11:1
  • Full-time instructional faculty: 127

Students from All Corners of the World

You don’t have to be catholic or from Indiana to reap the benefits of a Saint Francis education. We attract a diverse student body with a broad range of experiences, interests, and ambitions. You will find yourself at home if you bring your full self to campus, including your curiosity, your compassion, and your respect for the dignity of all other people.

  • Enrollment, 1,852 students from 22 U.S. states and 18 foreign countries 
  • Demographics: 69% women, 31% men
  • U.S. students who self-identify as students of color: 30%

Student Life

We mean it when we say, “You Belong Here.” Saint Francis strikes the perfect balance between small campus life and many bustling activities to keep you feeling as connected and fulfilled as you want to be.

  • Student organizations: 36
  • Number of athletic teams: 18
  • Number of Athletic Championships: 45 conference championships (37 team and 8 individual), 6 national championships (4 team and 2 individual)
  • Size of campus: 132-acre main campus, with additional locations in downtown Fort Wayne and Crown Point, Indiana
  • Students who live on campus: 30% (of students aged 17-24 enrolled in programs at the Fort Wayne campus location)
  • Safety: Saint Francis is ranked #2 Safest College in Indiana by Niche and is among the top 10% nationally.

Student Success and Outcomes

Employers love our graduates. That’s why we have such great employment after-graduation statistics. Fort Wayne area businesses and organizations know that we provide relevant skills, a broad-based liberal education, and ethics and values that create outstanding, committed, career-ready professionals.

  • First-year retention rate: 66% (full-time bachelor’s cohort)
  • 6-Year graduation rate: 61%
  • Percentage of the class of 2022 that are employed, in the military, or enrolled in additional education after graduation: 96%

Source: Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Data Sources

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