St. Francis College

St. Francis College

Established by the Franciscan friars in 1859, St. Francis College was initially known as the St. Francis Academy. Situated in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, New York City, the student body has representatives from over 80 countries around the world. St. Francis Academy's recent enrollments have been over 2,000 students.

St. Francis College offers students the opportunity to choose from over 70 majors and programs in the fields of Accounting & Business Law, biology, English, health sciences, history, chemistry, management, nursing, philosophy, sports management, and women's studies, among others.

The athletics department of the college fields neb's and women's teams in basketball, golf, cross country, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, water polo, and volleyball. The teams are known as the Terriers.

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Contacting St. Francis College

St. Francis College
180 Remsen St
Brooklyn Heights , NY 11201-9902
General Phone: (718) 522-2300

St. Francis College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts128area studies, minority and gender studies, Spanish language, English, liberal arts and sciences, economics, political science, sociology, history ...
Business and Management99business management, accounting, accounting and related services
Media47communication studies, media and digital communications, public relations and advertising
Therapy and Counseling39psychology
Education and Teaching38elementary school teaching, secondary teaching, English teaching, math teaching, physical education teaching, social studies teaching, biology teaching, chemistry teaching
Science30biology, biomedical sciences, chemistry
Security and Law Enforcement27criminal justice and safety
Computer Science and Engineering20computer services management
Nursing and Emergency Medicine19various nursing
Medical Support and Technology8radiation therapist, physician assistant, clinical lab tech
Medicine6health professions
Religion and Philosophy5philosophy, religion
Transportation1aviation operations
Medical Administration0health care administration

Number of programs and degrees for St. Francis College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree44338
Associate's degree183
Master's degree81

St. Francis College Student Body

In 2007-2008, St. Francis College had a total enrollment of 2,321 students (2,113 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 47%
Women 53%
Full-Time 96%
Part-Time 4%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 99%
Graduate 1%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 41%
Black 20%
Hispanic 16%
Asian 3%
Unknown 12%
(Foreign Students) 7%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 34%
20-21 30%
22-24 15%
25-29 7%
30-34 3%
35-39 2%
40-49 3%
50-64 2%
65+ 0%

St. Francis College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 74 %
Part-Time 30 %

St. Francis College Room and Board (2007)

St. Francis College offers campus housing for 70 of its 2,113 (full-time) students.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

St. Francis College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal410510
SAT Math410520
SAT Writing410510

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrecommended
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT98%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

St. Francis College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 15,720
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 15,720
Room and board $ 13,500
Room charge $ 13,500
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,000

Financial Aid:
St. Francis College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 282000)

St. Francis College Faculty

St. Francis College 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 year13$90,71311$81,475
Associate professoracademic year9$67,6138$67,033
Assistant professoracademic year11$53,22414$56,050
Lectureracademic year6$41,7983$46,139
All faculty totalacademic year39$67,28336$65,434

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

St. Francis College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Northeast Conference
Track Northeast Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports343872

St. Francis College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer/Info Tech Services Administration & Management, Other

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education

Liberal Arts
Area Studies, Other
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, and Gender Studies, Other
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, Other

Medical Administration
Health/Health Care Administration/Management

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Physician Assistant

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies

Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Chemistry, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

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What Sets St. Francis College Apart:

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% of degrees in liberal arts
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% students on athletic fin. aid
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Top 19%St. Francis College % students on athletic fin. aid

checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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