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.

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.