Saint Francis University

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Saint Francis University can be found in Loretto, PA, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Saint Francis University has an enrollment of around two thousand students.

The majority of students admitted to this school earned an SAT score within the range of 1390 - 1660, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 20 - 25. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the Saint Francis University average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.33. This school has an acceptance rate of about 76 percent with 32 percent of applicants choosing to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Saint Francis University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Saint Francis University was reported as 76.1% in Fall 2013 with over 1,680 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • SAT Scores: 1390 - 1660
  • ACT Scores: 20 - 25
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Saint Francis University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Saint Francis University, 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 Saint Francis University has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 75.4%
  • 2010-2011: 71.6%
  • 2011-2012: 76.6%
  • 2012-2013: 74.1%
  • 2013-2014: 76.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 75.1%

How Does Saint Francis University Compare?

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National Avg

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Mount Aloysius College68.8%
Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona85.2%
University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown90.4%
Juniata College74.1%
Saint Vincent College68.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters 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 Saint Francis University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 510
Math470 - 590
Writing460 - 560
Total Score1390 - 1660
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 24
Math19 - 25
Composite Score20 - 25
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