St. Francis College

Brooklyn Heights, NY

St. Francis College

180 Remsen Street - Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201

Located in a safe, welcoming, vibrant and diverse community in downtown Brooklyn, St. Francis College delivers a world-class, rigorous education with a uniquely personalized approach to learning that puts all students on the path to a meaningful career and personal success at an affordable price. All 72+ degree programs are grounded in academic excellence, spiritual and moral values, physical fitness, social responsibility, and life-long learning.

The College welcomes students from around the city, country & globe, including recent high school graduates and students with non-traditional educational paths, including those with military service & returning to college later in life.

St. Francis College has a long tradition of nurturing both athletes & scholars. The Terriers compete in 21 NCAA Division I athletic teams. The men’s soccer team has won multiple Northeast Conference Championships. The men’s golf team was recently recognized as earning the highest average GPA of all its NCAA Division I counterparts.

Calling upon its rich Franciscan heritage, St. Francis College is committed to values of hospitality & inclusion. The student body reflects every religious tradition. Its cultural & ethnic diversity reflects NYC’s diversity. The College’s generous need-based & merit-based scholarships remove financial barriers for many students, including those who are the first in their families to pursue higher education.

Currently, over 100+ scholarships are available to students. Over $21 million in aid is awarded each year — which makes this private college just as affordable as most public colleges (depending on the student’s specific financial need & academic record). SFC provides a learning environment where everyone belongs, so that all students can dream, serve, & achieve.

St. Francis College
St. Francis College
St. Francis College

About St. Francis College

St. Francis College prepares students to take their places as leaders in their fields and to become contributing members of society. With a mission founded on the ideals and teachings of St. Francis of Assisi, the College plays a vital role in the community and in the lives of its students and alumni.

Mission Statement

St. Francis College is a private, independent, co-educational, urban college whose Franciscan and Catholic traditions underpin its commitment to academic excellence, spiritual and moral values, physical fitness, social responsibility, and life-long learning. We educate the whole person for a full, relational life, developing the students- talents and abilities to form confident alumni well prepared for graduate study, for meaningful, fulfilling careers, as well as for collaborative, service-oriented leadership.