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 1,291 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the St. Francis - Illinois acceptance rate is 52%. Popular majors include Nursing, Healthcare Management, and Biology. Graduating 63% of students, St. Francis - Illinois alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $44,600.
NAIA Division II
Mid-States Football Association
University of St. Francis - Illinois Rankings
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.20 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.19 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.19 responses
Most Popular Majors
Healthcare Management44 Graduates
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies23 Graduates
Elementary Education19 Graduates
Management Sciences and Information Systems17 Graduates
Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration16 Graduates
Undergrads Over 25
Freshmen Live On-Campus
- of students say they don't have Greek life.16 responses
- of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.24 responses
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.11 responses
University of St. Francis - Illinois Reviews
Regarding professionalism as a student, the most critical factor is the ability to communicate effectively to faculty, and patients. The complex needs of patients will vary on a given day, and it is important to listen to patients without prior judgment. Students must be able to communicate with a patient who may be emotionally vulnerable or distressing at times to handle. They can not learn proper communication skills through a book; it is a quality of professionalism that must be gained through experiences. My four year undergrad college was what helped me gain this level of professionalism that I needed to get into a graduate school.
St. Francis is an excellent university and is a great institution for learning for college of nursing. The nursing program has very stringent guidelines for professional development throughout the course of the program. Overall, the university provides a nurturing learning environment for students.
I absolutely love all the faculty and students! The professors really care about the students. At USF they know us by name, we are not just a number to the professors.