University Of Saint Francis Ft Wayne

University Of Saint Francis Ft Wayne

The University of Saint Francis, founded in 1890, is a liberal arts university located in Lafayette, Indiana. It moved to its present 108-acre campus in Fort Wayne, Indiana, in the year 1944. The University of Saint Francis' recent enrollments have been more than 1,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students every year.

The University of Saint Francis - Fort Wayne offers a large number of undergraduate and postgraduate programs of study through the following academic schools:

  • The Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership
  • The School of Arts and Sciences
  • The School of Creative Arts
  • The School of Health Sciences
  • The School of Professional Studies

The athletics department of the University of Saint Francis - Fort Wayne sponsors intramural sports teams in basketball, soccer, and volleyball. Students also participate in various clubs and organizations such as the Cougars For Life, Art Education Society, f/8 Photo Club, Film Club, Student Government Association, University Singers, and Tour de Francis: Cycling Club.

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Contacting University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne

University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne
2701 Spring St
Fort Wayne , IN 46808-3994
General Phone: (219) 434-3100

University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine174registered nursing, nurse practitioner, nursing science, various nursing
Medical Support and Technology53radiation therapist, surgical tech, physician assistant, clinical lab tech, pre-pharmacy
Education and Teaching52education, special ed, school counseling, elementary school teaching, art education, business teaching, English teaching, health teaching, math teaching, ...
Business and Management51business management, accounting, human resources
Therapy and Counseling37psychology, counseling psychology, physical therapist assistant
Liberal Arts18American studies, English, liberal arts and sciences, political science and government, sociology, history
Science16biological and physical sciences, chemistry, physical science courses
Family and Social Work10social work
Art Studies8art studies
Fine Arts7fine arts studies
Religion and Philosophy7philosophy, religion, theology, theological and ministerial studies
Design6design and applied arts
Medical Administration6health care administration
Media5communication studies
Medicine2health professions
Photography and Commercial Art2commercial art
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental science
Music0various music studies

Number of programs and degrees for University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree16213
Bachelor's degree20942
Master's degree8413
Postbaccalaureate certificate12

University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne Student Body

In 2007-2008, University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne had a total enrollment of 2,135 students (1,805 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 44%
Women 56%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 82%
Graduate 18%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 75%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 18%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 24%
20-21 26%
22-24 19%
25-29 11%
30-34 5%
35-39 5%
40-49 6%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)


University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 70 %

University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne Room and Board (2007)

University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne offers campus housing for 428 of its 1,805 (full-time) students.

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

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440540
SAT Math440550
SAT Writing410530
ACT Verbal1723
ACT Math1825
ACT Composite1923

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT78%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT48%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 20,720
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 20,720
Room and board $ 6,810
Books and supplies $ 1,000
Other expenses $ 2,100

Financial Aid:
University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 183200)

University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne Faculty

University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1915
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1140

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year1*2*
Associate professorcalendar year1*3$73,292
Assistant professorcalendar year1*2*
Instructorcalendar year0*3$46,944
All faculty totalcalendar year3$73,08310$66,282

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

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year5$66,7924$63,224
Associate professoracademic year6$53,59619$54,161
Assistant professoracademic year27$50,01830$48,092
Instructoracademic year2*14$42,348
All faculty totalacademic year40$52,07167$49,516

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

University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Football Mid-States Football Association
Basketball Mid-Central College Conference
Baseball Mid-Central College Conference
Track Mid-Central College Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports5388141

University of Saint Francis-Ft Wayne Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Design and Applied Arts, Other

Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Business Teacher Education
Chemistry Teacher Education
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Liberal Arts
American/United States Studies/Civilization
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, Other

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

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
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Music, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Family Practice Nurse/Nurse Practitioner
Nursing Science (MS, PhD)
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Photography And Commercial Art
Commercial and Advertising Art

Religion And Philosophy
Religion/Religious Studies
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology/Theological Studies

Biological and Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General
Physical Sciences, Other

Therapy And Counseling
Counseling Psychology
Physical Therapist Assistant
Psychology, General

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