University of St Francis (USF)

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University of St Francis can be found in Joliet, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled per year at University of St Francis.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores to this school. A score in the range of 1380 - 1830 on the SAT exam, or 21 - 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the University of St Francis (USF) average GPA range for accepted students is around 3.06 - 3.52. USF has an acceptance rate of 51 percent with 27 percent of applicants choosing to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of St Francis (USF) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of St Francis was reported as 51.4% in Fall 2013 with over 1,710 applications submitted to USF. 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

  • USF SAT Scores: 1380 - 1830
  • USF ACT Scores: 21 - 25
  • USF Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into University of St Francis?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of St Francis is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

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 University of St Francis has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 49.6%
  • 2010-2011: 45.5%
  • 2011-2012: 44.5%
  • 2012-2013: 51.7%
  • 2013-2014: 51.4%
  • Projected USF Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 49.5%

How Does University of St Francis (USF) Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of St Francis is eight percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
North Central College63.7%
Trinity Christian College90.2%
Aurora University76.0%
Saint Xavier University50.6%
Wheaton College68.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

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

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading480 - 610
Math440 - 620
Writing460 - 600
Total Score1380 - 1830
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 26
Math20 - 26
Composite Score21 - 25
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