St. Francis College

179 Livingston Street - Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201
  • Region: Mid Atlantic
  • Campus Setting: City
  • Size: Small

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.

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.

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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 an inclusive and diverse institution of higher education rooted in a commitment to academic excellence, compassionate hospitality, and ethical leadership. Inspired by St. Francis and St. Clare of Assisi, and founded by the Franciscan Brothers of Brooklyn, the college prepares students to serve and thrive in a global community and help shape a just society.