Franciscan University Of Steubenville

Franciscan University Of Steubenville

Franciscan University of Steubenville, also known as FUS, is a private, Catholic institution located in Steubenville, Ohio, United States. It was established in the year 1946 as the College of Steubenville. The institution's name was changed to its current name in the year 1985. FUS offers various associate, undergraduate, and graduate degrees, as well as several certificate programs. Major degrees are provided in more than 30 diverse fields of study. The student body comprises of national and international students from all states and over 15 countries worldwide.

FUS participates in a wide variety of sports including rugby, baseball, and soccer, among others. Their athletic teams are nicknamed the Barons. They compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III.

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Contacting Franciscan University of Steubenville

Franciscan University of Steubenville
1235 University Blvd
Steubenville , OH 43952-1763
General Phone: (740) 283-3771

Franciscan University of Steubenville Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Religion and Philosophy193philosophy, religious education, religious music, theology
Liberal Arts102German language, French language, Spanish language, Classical languages, English, general studies, humanities, anthropology, economics, ...
Business and Management68business management, accounting
Education and Teaching56educational administration, elementary school teaching
Nursing and Emergency Medicine47registered nursing, various nursing
Therapy and Counseling30psychology, counseling psychology
Medical Support and Technology28mental health services tech
Media19communication studies
Science16biology, chemistry
Family and Social Work9child development, social work
Computer Science and Engineering4computer and info science, computer science
Law4legal professions
Engineering1engineering science
Drama and Performing Arts0drama

Number of programs and degrees for Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree42531
Master's degree1167
Associate's degree435

Franciscan University of Steubenville Student Body

In 2007-2008, Franciscan University of Steubenville had a total enrollment of 2,434 students (2,454 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 37%
Women 63%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 74%
Graduate 26%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 75%
Black 1%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 18%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 28%
20-21 32%
22-24 20%
25-29 7%
30-34 4%
35-39 2%
40-49 3%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

Franciscan University of Steubenville Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 89 %

Franciscan University of Steubenville Room and Board (2007)

Franciscan University of Steubenville offers campus housing for 1,263 of its 2,454 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Steubenville, Ohio for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Ohio Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Franciscan University of Steubenville Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal540650
SAT Math520600
ACT Verbal2230
ACT Math2027
ACT Composite2228

Application Requirements:

Class Ranknot required
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT51%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT51%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Franciscan University of Steubenville Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 19,100
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 19,100
Room and board $ 6,600
Room charge $ 3,820
Board (meal plan) charge $ 2,780
Books and supplies $ 800
Other expenses $ 2,700

Financial Aid:
Franciscan University of Steubenville participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 303600)

Franciscan University of Steubenville Faculty

Franciscan University of Steubenville has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year27$67,6789$66,030
Associate professoracademic year27$58,3857$54,214
Assistant professoracademic year22$52,20812$49,750
Instructoracademic year3$49,2151*
All faculty totalacademic year79$59,49329$55,312

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Franciscan University of Steubenville Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
Baseball Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference
Track Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference

Franciscan University of Steubenville Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Elementary Education and Teaching

Engineering Science

Family And Social Work
Child Development
Social Work

Legal Professions and Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
Classics/Classical Languages, Lit & Linguistics, General
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
German Language and Literature
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Religion And Philosophy
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Theology/Theological Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Psychology, General

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What Sets Franciscan University of Steubenville Apart:

% of degrees in religion and philosophy
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checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
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checked Student employment services
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
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checked Offers campus housing
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