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Saint Francis University

Loretto, Pennsylvania


Saint Francis University

Private 4 Year

About Saint Francis University

Saint Francis University (SFU) is a four-year, coeducational Catholic liberal arts university in Loretto, Pennsylvania. It was founded in 1847 and conducted under the tradition of the Franciscan Friars of the Third Order Regular. The university is situated on 600 acres (243 ha) in the forests and farmland of Loretto.


Located in Loretto, Pennsylvania.

117 Evergreen Dr, Loretto, PA, 15940, Cambria County

Saint Francis University Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2022 Best Colleges in America

#721 of 6828

2022 Best Colleges in Pennsylvania

#46 of 361

Best Catholic Colleges in Pennsylvania

#11 of 29

Most Popular Majors

Out of 24 majors categories at Saint Francis University, the 5 most popular are listed below.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Saint Francis University within four or six years.

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 6 years

Notable Alumni