St. Francis College

Campus Description

Minutes from Manhattan, St. Francis College is the Small College of Big Dreams. For more than 150 years, we have provided an affordable, quality education with generous scholarships to working class people everywhere. We take pride in small classes taught only by professors, our two Master's degree programs in accounting and another in psychology, unique HDTV production studio and art theater, NCAA Division I sports, internship opportunities and highly successful alumni who actively mentor undergraduates.

180 Remsen St., Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201


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Degrees Offered

Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, 5-year BS/MS (accounting), 5-year BA/MA (psychology), MS (professional accounting), graduate certificate (project management)


Varsity Sports: Women's: basketball, bowling, cross-country, fencing, golf, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track, volleyball, water polo. Men's: basketball, cross-country, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track, water polo.
Intramural Sports: Coed: basketball, dodgeball, football, volleyball.
Club Sports: Women's: cheerleading, dance team.

Clubs and Activities

There are many special interest clubs, including: Accounting Society, Active Minds, African Culture Club, Alpha Sigma Sorority, Asian Club, Chemistry Club, Christian Club, Choir, Colleges Against Cancer, Dance Team, Eastern European Club, Economics Society, Education Club, Finance Club, Information Technology Club, Investment Club, Haitian Alliance, History and Political Science Society, 15 National Honor Societies, Honors Club, Italian Historical Society, Latin American Society, Make A Difference Club, Math Club, Model United Nations Club, Muslim Students Association, Society of Claudel, My Brother's Keeper Club, Pre-Medical and Health Professions Club, Psychology Club, SFC Today Newspaper, St. Thomas More Pre-Law Society, Sociology/Criminal Justice Club, Social Fraternities and Sororities, Student Government Association, Troupers, Yellow Ribbon Club.

Featured Programs

St. Francis College's Academic Enhancement Center provides support throughout the year and conducts workshops each semester that are designed to help students improve their English language skills. An intensive reading and writing course helps native and non-native speakers fine tune their skills. The Center also provides academic tutoring by both peers and professional in all content areas. The St. Francis College Honors Program seeks to form a community of students among its students and faculty. It offers qualified students the opportunity to study and research topics of interdisciplinary concern and personal interest while earning an Honors Program Scholar diploma. The fall of 2014 began the college's first class in the newly formed bachelor's of science in nursing program.

Enrollment for Fall 2015

Undergraduate (Matriculated): 2,578 (Full-time: 1,009 men, 1,384 women; Part-time: 81 men, 104 women)
Graduate (Matriculated): 74 (Full-time: 12 men, 29 women; Part-time: 19 men, 14 women)
SAT verbal range: 410 – 500
SAT math range: 400 – 500
52% have a high school GPA of 3.0 or higher
48% have a high school GPA of 2.0 to less than 3.0

Campus Demographics

 Undergraduate StudentsGraduate Students
% Black / African American19.3%8.1%
% Asian4.0%8.1%
% Hispanic / Latino19.8%13.6%
% White, Non-Hispanic39.6%36.4%
% American Indian / Alaskan Native0.6%0%
% Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander0.9%0%
% International / Nonresident Alien4.5%12.1%
% Two or more races2.1%1.3%
% Unknown Race / Ethnicity9.2%20.3%

Tuition Information for 2015-2016

Tuition & Fees:
$23,800 per year, or $765 per credit
Tuition Only:
Room Only:
$13,130 to $16,280

Admission/Application Deadlines

Application Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers): fall- rolling; spring- rolling

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Deadlines (Same for Freshmen and Transfers):
February 15

Application Requirements

Freshmen: HS transcript; SAT scores; college transcript for transfers; proof of high school completion; essay.
Transfers: College transcripts.
Average Financial Aid Package:
Average Non-Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Aid: