B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    B-
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    C-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    A-
  12. Safety
    A-
Franciscan University of Steubenville is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
Address
1235 University Blvd
Steubenville, OH 43952
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Franciscan University of Steubenville Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
79%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
1040-1300
ACT Range
22-28
Application Fee
$20
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$26,367/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $22,656/ year
  • $30-48k
    $21,767/ year
  • $49-75k
    $22,207/ year
  • $76-110k
    $24,713/ year
  • $110k+
    $28,442/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
15:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.52 responses
81%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.52 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.52 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,995Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
25%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 32 responses
Report
  • Good Catholic, kind and smart.
    44%
  • Wholesome
    28%
  • Passionate, Catholic, and excepting
    9%
  • Well intentioned.
    6%
  • Catholic nerd or Catholic wannabe nerd
    3%
  • Stubborn catholic
    3%
  • Diverse
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
90%
Poll
55%
of students say they don't have Greek life.60 responses
Poll
74%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.73 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
Report
  • Passionately Catholic. Academically Excellent.
    61%
  • Authentically Catholic
    33%
  • Authentically Catholic. Passionately Judgmental.
    3%
  • Passionately Catholic. Somewhat judgmental.
    3%
  • Fast-paced
    0%
  • Home away from home
    0%
  • Strict
    0%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
76%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
89%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.36 responses
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So far Franciscan has been great! As a freshman I was not sure if it would fit me, but I can now say that I love it here and I would not trade it for the world. It gives me a good balance of Faith, Academics, and other aspects that I believe will help me become a better person. I would definitely consider looking at Franciscan if you are looking for a well rounded education and for something that will push you to become a better person.
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Franciscan University of Steubenville is an outstanding college. The majority of attendees are loud and proud Catholics, who are living out their faith in awesome ways! The Professors also all take an oath of Fidelity to the Holy Father, something not all professors do at Catholic colleges
I believe that as a university, that Franciscan University stands out as one of the best. The classes were challenging and interesting instructed by professors who were leaders in their fields. However, the most inviting aspect of this university is the atmosphere. At Franciscan University the students success comes first, when I first visited the campus, I was amazed at how the professors and staff were so student oriented. It is the sincere wish of the staff at Franciscan to help the students achieve in their chosen fields and to become the men and women that God calls them to be. It is a truly remarkable experience that I must recommend to anyone who is looking for a place to guide them toward success.