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.

Master’s Programs

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Applicants are required to have completed a biology course in the undergraduate curriculum. If not, they will have to complete a biology course (Intro to Anatomy and Physiology) as part of the entry requirements.

Transfer Students
Transfer students seeking a master’s degree must present official transcripts of all previous coursework. Up to six credits may be transferred in to a 33-credit-hour master’s program.

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.

Tuition
The cost of tuition is $500 per credit hour for the Master of Science in Exercise and Sport Science.

Military
Active duty military and veterans are eligible to receive a $50/credit-hour tuition discount, lowering their tuition to $450 for our master’s program.

Financing Your Education
Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Scholarships are available.

Bachelor’s Programs

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.

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

Transfer Students

Transfer students seeking a bachelor’s degree must present official transcripts of all previous undergraduate coursework.

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. 

Tuition
The cost of tuition is $450 per credit hour for the Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Movement Science.

Military
Veterans and active duty military personnel are eligible for a discounted tuition of $400 per credit hour.

Active duty military and veterans are eligible to receive a $50/credit-hour tuition discount, lowering their tuition to $400/credit hour for our bachelor’s program.

Bachelor’s Program: 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.

Accreditation
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).

Financing Your Education
Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Scholarships are available. Estimate the cost of your education with our Net Price Calculator.

Your financial aid counselor can help you take full advantage of merit- and need-based scholarships available.

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