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  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C-
  9. Dorms
    B
  10. Campus Food
    B-
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B
Franciscan Steubenville is an above-average private, Catholic university located in Steubenville, Ohio. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,011 undergraduate students. The Franciscan Steubenville acceptance rate is 83%. Popular majors include Theological and Ministerial Studies, Liberal Arts and Humanities, and Nursing. Graduating 78% of students, Franciscan Steubenville alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $31,500.
About Franciscan University of Steubenville...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
Address
1235 University Blvd
Steubenville, OH 43952

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
83%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
1080-1300
ACT Range
23-28
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$25,407/ 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
    $18,569/ year
  • $30-48k
    $18,650/ year
  • $49-75k
    $20,130/ year
  • $76-110k
    $22,621/ year
  • $110k+
    $26,860/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
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.53 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.53 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,011Undergrads
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 33 responses
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  • Good Catholic, kind and smart.
    42%
  • Wholesome
    27%
  • Passionate, Catholic, and excepting
    9%
  • Genuine, authentically Catholic and welcoming
    6%
  • Well intentioned.
    6%
  • Catholic nerd or Catholic wannabe nerd
    3%
  • Diverse
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
93%
Poll
56%
of students say they don't have Greek life.61 responses
Poll
73%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.74 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 34 responses
Report
  • Passionately Catholic. Academically Excellent.
    59%
  • Authentically Catholic
    32%
  • Authentically Catholic. Passionately Judgmental.
    3%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • Passionately Catholic. Somewhat judgmental.
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$36,100/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
78%
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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Franciscan University of Steubenville Reviews

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The school is a great place to receive an well-rounded liberal arts education that is extremely faith/reason-based. The professors are very available for students and small class sizes help students from going under the radar and not actually learning. Personally I didn’t find the academics to be very rigorous, though I have learned very, very much and my love for school and academia would not have been possible without Franciscan. I also had the opportunity to do NCAA sports at the university. Many people support the student-athletes though there really isn’t any support at all from students outside of those who are already involved in a sport. It has its flaws like any school, but it’s professors are unmatched.
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The academics at FUS are of top caliber and class. The diversity on campus, on the other hand, is lackluster but not inexistent. There is a very strong acceptance of all ethnicities on campus granted they follow Catholic social teaching. The campus itself is a gem. The cleanliness is remarkable and with trees and green space being everywhere is a very beautiful campus. the athletics are competitive but not exceptional. The professors are top quality and come from all walks of life. Where diversity may lack in student population the administration and Professors do not. The local area of Steubenville is without question, abysmal and unsafe. However, the school is located atop a high hill with ample security and privacy. The dorms are rather nice for a university and the food is of high quality.
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.