A Private College at an Affordable Price

Our Franciscan mission calls us to make a St. Francis College education affordable, accessible and attainable. Our financial aid program eliminates guesswork and reduces the anxiety of one of life’s most important decisions. Our generous merit- and need-based scholarships help bridge the gap between federal and state grants. The final cost of St. Francis makes us one of the nation’s most reasonable—and valuable—private educations.

  • $450 per credit hour
  • Military: $400 per credit hour
  • Financial aid available to those who qualify
  • 121 credit hours
  • Transfer up to 98 credit hours

Next Start Dates: November 2, 2020, and January 11, 2021

Freshman Admissions Requirements
Applicants seeking a bachelor’s degree must present an official transcript from an approved secondary school.

Students who do not possess a high school diploma must present a recognized High School Equivalency Diploma transcript of their NY State (or other) General Education test scores and a copy of their GED certificate. The total score must be a minimum 2250, with a recommended minimum score of 450 on each individual part of the test.

Transfer Students
Transfer students seeking a bachelor’s degree must present an official transcript of all previous undergraduate course work.

Applicants with a cumulative undergraduate GPA below a 2.0 can be conditionally admitted on a case by case basis.

Every year students transfer to St. Francis College to complete their undergraduate education. They know a degree from St. Francis is an excellent choice on the road to their dreams.

We accept up to 98 credit hours of transfer credit toward a bachelor’s degree. You can incorporate experiential learning by earning college credit through CLEP, DSST, military training, and credit for work-life experiences. 

We make it easy for you to see what credits you can carry over. You’ll have personal counselors for transfer credit evaluation and financial aid to help you take full advantage of the merit- and need-based scholarships available.

Contact an Enrollment Specialist today to begin the transfer credit evaluation process and to find out how much money we can save you on your education.

Tuition Discount
Active duty military and veterans are eligible to receive a $50/credit-hour tuition discount, lowering their tuition to $400/credit hour.

Military Experience Credit
All branches of the military can receive credits for training, whether active duty, reserve or National Guard: Army, Navy, Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, Army Reserve, Air Force Reserve, Marine Corps Reserve, Navy Reserve, Coast Guard Reserve, Army, and Air National Guard.

  • 5 credits: Honorably discharged veterans or active duty service members who have completed six to eighteen months of active service in either the U.S. Armed Forces or those of another country may be granted five (5) credits of elective requirements toward a degree.
  • 10 credits: Those who have completed more than 18 months of service may be awarded 10 credits of electives.

Additionally, ACE equivalency credits may be granted with the submission of an official military (JST, AARTS, SMART, CGI) transcript.

St. Francis College is accredited with a non-compliance warning by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. (267-284-5000) www.msche.org. The MSCHE is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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