Saint Francis University

PO Box 600 - Loretto, PA 15940

Saint Francis University is proud to offer SAGE Scholars students a special opportunity to earn an additional annual scholarship of up to $2,500 per year! Saint Francis’s special offer is just for students enrolled in the SAGE Scholars program and is in addition to the Tuition Rewards guarantee. Scholarships are based on the number of Tuition Rewards Points a SAGE Scholars student submits:

  • 0 - 9,999 Tuition Rewards Points = $1,000 scholarship per year ($4,000 over 4 years)
  • 10,000 - 24,999 Tuition Rewards Points = $1,500 scholarship per year ($6,000 over 4 years)
  • 25,000 & greater Tuition Rewards Points = $2,500 scholarship per year ($10,000 over 4 years)

Saint Francis University (Loretto, PA) is a private, coeducational, liberal arts institution affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church and sponsored by the Franciscans of the Third Order Regular.

  • Average Freshmen Class: 400
  • Total Enrollment: 2,377
  • Average Class Size: 18
  • Student/Faculty Ratio: 13:1
  • Campus: 600 acres

SFU has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a #23 regional university in the North region. 97% of all Saint Francis University graduates are employed or in graduate school within 6 months of graduation.

About Saint Francis University

Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pa. is the oldest Catholic-Franciscan college in the United States.Our mission is to help students grow into compassionate, successful professionals through a culture ofCatholic faith, generosity, respect, discovery, and joy. Our University has earned a reputation for creating innovative learning experiences and being a place where students grow to become that someone that God calls them to be. Saint Francis prepares students for more than just success in their chosen professions.  Our vision is for our graduates to be leaders who carry their Franciscan values with them.

Mission Statement

As the oldest Franciscan institution of higher learning in the United States, Saint Francis University draws inspiration from our Catholic tradition and expresses the lived example of Saint Francis of Assisi in the modern world. Saint Francis University promotes an inclusive learning community and a lifelong path to virtue, truth, and compassion. Within a culture that seeks understanding through innovation and collaboration, we champion both the inherent dignity of the individual person and the common good.