The western side of campus from the vantage point of a drone at sunset

About

The University of Saint Francis was founded by the Sisters of Perpetual Adoration in 1890. The university has been formed and guided by its Catholic mission and Franciscan values.

2,249

students enrolled

77

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

17

average undergraduate class size

Academics

  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 11:1
  • Full-time instructional faculty: 128
  • Faculty that hold a doctorate/terminal degree: 51%
  • Average class size: 17
  • Fields of study: 77 majors in the arts, humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, health sciences, and business

Student Body

  • Enrollment: 2,249 students from 34 states and 9 countries
  • Demographics: 70% women, 30% men
  • U.S. students who self-identify as students of color: 23%

36

student clubs and organizations

69%

first year retention rate

95%

of the class of 2018 are employed, in the military, or enrolled in additional education after graduation

Student Life

  • Student organizations: 36
  • Number of athletic teams: 17
  • Number of Athletic Championships: 37 conference championships, 4 national championships
  • Size of campus: 100 acre main campus, with additional locations in downtown Fort Wayne and Crown Point, Indiana
  • Students who live on campus: 28% (of students age 17-24 enrolled in programs at the Fort Wayne campus location)

Student Success and Outcomes

  • First-year retention rate: 69% (full-time bachelor’s cohort)
  • 6-Year graduation rate: 53%
  • Percentage of the class of 2018 that are employed, in the military, or enrolled in additional education after graduation: 95%

Source: Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Data Sources