University of St. Francis Rankings

By | April 18, 2020

Located in Joliet, IL, University of St. Francis is one of the best universities in the state of Indiana. On this page, you will find in-depth rankings for University of St. Francis in the following areas: graduation rates, teaching  resources, financing opportunities, and alumni donations. Latest acceptance rate is also given to show how competitive is University of St. Francis.

500 Wilcox Street Joliet, IL 60435
Phone: (800) 735-7500
Web site:

Rankings: University of St. Francis

Rankings, Ratings, and Admissions Statistics
Overall Ranking: 35
Score: 48
Peer college rating (out of 5) 2.5
Graduation and retention ranking: 35
Average freshman retention rate: 77.2%
6-year graduation rate: 58.0%
Predicted graduation rate: N/A
Overperformance(+)/Underperformance(-): N/A
Faculty resources ranking: 24
Classes with under 20 students (2020): 70.3%
Classes with 50 or more students (2020): 0.0%
Student faculty ratio (2020): 13:1
Percent of faculty who are full-time (2020) 65.1%
Student selectivity ranking: 34
SAT/ACT 25th-75th percentile (2020) 20-24
2020 Freshmen in top 10 percent of high school class: 19%
Freshmen in top 25 percent of high school class (2020): 47%
Fall 2020 Acceptance rate: 59.9%
Financial resources rank: 13
Alumni giving rank: 84
Average alumni giving rate (2020): 8.0%

University of St. Francis History

Essential Facts: University of St. Francis

  • These guiding principles of the Franciscans are the values we embrace at Saint Francis University to this day.
  • The University of St. Francis is accredited by both the Higher Learning Commission ( and the Illinois Board of Higher Education (
  • This college was established in 1847 and is one of the 4 colleges located in Joliet, Illinois. University of St Francis is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Rules and regulations Sports Activities 

General Information  
Percent of undergraduate students who live in college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing: 29%
Percent of undergraduates who are members of a fraternity: 0%
Percent of student body who are members of a sorority: 0%
Average percentage of students on campus during weekends: 50%
Are all students permitted to have cars on campus? Yes
Percent of students who have cars on campus: 90%
Is alcohol permitted on campus for students of legal age? Yes
Additional policies and regulations: class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
Collegiate athletic association: NAIA
Men’s scholarship sports: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Women’s scholarship sports: basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Student activities: campus ministries, choral groups, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, radio station, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, television station