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University of St. Francis - Illinois
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  • 4 Year
  • JOLIET, IL

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A

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St. Francis - Illinois is an above-average private, Catholic university located in Joliet, Illinois in the Chicago Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,365 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the St. Francis - Illinois acceptance rate is 60%. Popular majors include Nursing, Healthcare Management, and Management Sciences and Information Systems. Graduating 60% of students, St. Francis - Illinois alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,100.

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500 N WILCOX ST
JOLIET, IL 60435
Athletic Division
NAIA
Athletic Conference
Mid-States Football Association

University of St. Francis - Illinois Rankings

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

USF Admissions

Acceptance Rate
60%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
970-1180
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$16,761 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$26,299 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 20 responses
74%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 23 responses
78%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 23 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    72%
  • On Campus
    11%
  • Online
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,365 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
262
Undergrads Over 25
21%
Pell Grant
41%
Varsity Athletes
30%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 12 responses
  • Hard Working
    50%
  • Dedicated to education, sports, and their future
    25%
  • Serious
    17%
  • Fun loving
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
46%
Poll
45%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 20 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 28 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Safe
    29%
  • Involved
    21%
  • Versatile
    21%
  • Bible thumping, cliquey, shallow, over-priced.
    7%
  • Strict
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$53,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
60%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
73%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 11 responses

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