77%

Acceptance Rate

$11,362

Avg.Financial Aid

003036

FAFSA Code

About Franciscan University of Steubenville

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,028

Website

www.franciscan.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

HLC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Franciscan University of Steubenville is a private, Roman Catholic university located in Steubenville, Ohio. Interestingly, Franciscan University of Steubenville has an ethnically diverse student population. At FUS around 78% are white, 14% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 2% are Asian. And, at the university, around 96% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 59% of the students are females and 41% are males. Some of the notable alumni which the school has produced in its several years of existence are Jeff Fortenberry, Regina Doman, Princess Alexandra of Luxembourg, and Jonathan Morris. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and, hence encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Students taking admission here will notice that the university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. Taking into account all the undergraduate and graduate degrees, including both residential and online, FUS offers around 128 programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by Higher Learning Commission.

Location & Contact

Address

1235 University Blvd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7402833771
Fax: 7402836472
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

77%

SAT Range

1060 - 1280

ACT Range

22 - 28

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. Franciscan University of Steubenville has 4 admission thresholds. The students are required to submit a fee along with the admission form, in order to be considered for admission at Franciscan University of Steubenville. It is a non-refundable amount. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1090-1300 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 22 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Franciscan University of Steubenville is 25. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 1235 University Blvd, Steubenville, Ohio 43952-1763, or call (740) 283-3771.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$25,908

Average Annual Cost

$27,170

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$460

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,500

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,870

Total One Year Cost

$39,200

Before applying to FUS, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $39,085 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($28,880), books and supplies ($1,200), room and boarding ($8,680), and budget for other expenses ($1,965). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

86%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

50%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

75%

Male Professors

25%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Theological and Ministerial Studies

100 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

53 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

50 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

44 Graduates

Psychology, General

41 Graduates

Religious Education

41 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

35 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

28 Graduates

Philosophy

25 Graduates

Social Work

24 Graduates

Biology, General

22 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

19 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

15 Graduates

History

15 Graduates

Marketing

15 Graduates

Mathematics

14 Graduates

Political Science and Government

14 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

9 Graduates

Economics

8 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

8 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

8 Graduates

Sociology

7 Graduates

Anthropology

6 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

5 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Computer Science

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

International Business

3 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

1 Graduates

Legal Professions and Studies, Othe...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,241

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

42%

Full-time

91%

Part-time

9%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

79% White

2% Unknown

1% Black

13% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

1% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

75%

Out Of State

24%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$66,586 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 93% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

93%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,900/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $3,600/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$3,600/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Barons

School Colors

green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

114

Total Female Athletes

138

Intramural Sports

8

Sports Club

1

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Lacrosse

Rugby

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university offers on-campus housing facilities to the students who wish to stay on the campus. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $8,680 per year. The average meal plan at FUS costs around $3,600 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 41% male and 59% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$31,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$37,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$20,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$208 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$11,362

Students Receiving Federal Grants

24%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,336

Students Receiving State Aid

7%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,808

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,400

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$19,969

$30K - $48K

$17,642

$48K - $75K

$17,551

$75K - $110K

$14,749

> $110K

$9,780

As mentioned, if one finds the fees and cost of living at FUS to be on the higher side, the financial aid department of the varsity would be of huge assistance. They can assist students with scholarships, grants, and student loans as well. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $3,854, whereas the financial aid is $10,891. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,030 as well as institutional aid worth $10,891.

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