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 3,200 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 1090 (25th percentile) to 1300 (75th percentile) on the SAT and between 22 (25th percentile) to 29 (75th percentile) on the ACT is usually submitted among applicants accepted to this school. We were able to estimate the Franciscan average GPA (3.23 - 3.57) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 77% of all applicants are accepted to Franciscan University of Steubenville, from which 33 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Franciscan Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Franciscan University of Steubenville was reported as 76.6% in Fall 2020 with over 1,980 college 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: 22 - 29
  • Franciscan Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.57

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

Applicant Selectivity: High

Franciscan University of Steubenville has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Franciscan has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 78.8%
  • 2017-2018: 83.2%
  • 2018-2019: 77.1%
  • 2019-2020: 76.6%
  • Projected Franciscan Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 72.8%

How Does Franciscan Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Franciscan University of Steubenville is thirty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bethany College95.3%
West Liberty University70.6%
Wheeling Jesuit University68.3%
Robert Morris University84.5%
Washington & Jefferson College85.2%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Franciscan (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading570 - 670
Math520 - 630
Total Score1090 - 1300
ACT®Score Range
English22 - 31
Math19 - 26
Composite Score22 - 29
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