Franciscan University of Steubenville (Franciscan)

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Franciscan University of Steubenville can be found in Steubenville, OH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Franciscan has an enrollment of over 2,900 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 1050 (25th percentile) to 1270 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 23 (25th percentile) to 28 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants accepted to this school. We were able to estimate the Franciscan average GPA (3.28 - 3.52) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 76% of all applicants are accepted to Franciscan University of Steubenville, from which 32 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Franciscan Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Franciscan University of Steubenville was reported as 76.1% in Fall 2013 with over 1,890 applications submitted to Franciscan. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • Franciscan ACT Scores: 23 - 28
  • Franciscan Average GPA: 3.28 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into Franciscan University of Steubenville?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Franciscan University of Steubenville, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Franciscan has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 72.3%
  • 2010-2011: 74.9%
  • 2011-2012: 76.4%
  • 2012-2013: 76.0%
  • 2013-2014: 76.1%
  • Projected Franciscan Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 75.7%

How Does Franciscan Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Franciscan University of Steubenville is thirty-seven percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bethany College49.5%
West Liberty University71.2%
Wheeling Jesuit University68.9%
Washington & Jefferson College39.7%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Beaver87.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Franciscan (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English23 - 30
Math22 - 27
Composite Score23 - 28
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