St. Francis College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New York


St. Francis College, as the name might suggest, is a Catholic Franciscan college. The urban campus is located in Brooklyn Heights, just across the Brooklyn Bridge from Manhattan. The college has an 18 to 1 student / faculty ratio, and no classes are taught by graduate assistants. Business Administration is the most popular undergraduate major. The college does well on the financial aid front, and students with a 1200 SAT (math + critical reading) can qualify for significant merit-based scholarships. Students can choose from over 40 clubs and organizations. In athletics, the St. Francis College Terriers compete in the NCAA Division I Northeast Conference. The college fields teams in 19 Division I sports.

Most Popular Majors

Advertising and Public Relations, Business Administration, Film and Broadcasting, Liberal Arts, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2425
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: 2590
Faculty: 76

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 32:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 34:1

Percent Male: 46%
Percent Female: 54%

Financial Resources


Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 31%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 52%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

180 Remsen St
Brooklyn Heights New York 11201


Main Email:

Main Phone: 718-522-2300

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Lisa Esposito
Associate Director, Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
H. R. Clarke
International Student Counselor, Admissions

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Generally, credits will be allowed only for courses appropriate to the curriculum selected at St. Francis College and where records show course grades equivalent to or higher than the St. Francis grade of C.

Credits (Min/Max):
A maximum of 98 credits may be accepted toward a bachelor's degree; 32 towards an associate's degree. All students must complete a minimum of 30 credits in residence before any undergraduate degree is conferred.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT/ACT scores are not required, but recommended for scholarship consideration.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Two letters of recommendation are required.

Essay(s) required:
A personal statement is required.

Application Fee:
Apply online and we'll waive the application fee!

Other Requirements:
Proof of immunization vaccination for measles, mumps, & rubella is required.

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 420 520
Math 420 510
Writing 420 510

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 70%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -70%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 2000

Room and Board: 12350

Tuition and Fees: 18100

Total Cost: 33450

Note on Costs:
Please visit our website at for current tuition and fee information.

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Transfer Student Scholarship Opportunities: Your eligibility is strictly based on the academic grade point average (GPA) from all colleges that you previously attended.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 6051

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 94%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 48%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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