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    Saint Francis University

    117 Evergreen Drive
    P.O. Box 600
    Loretto, PA 15940

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    Saint Francis University’s 600-acre campus sits atop a gorgeous mountaintopin Loretto, Pa. (near Pittsburgh). We’re one of the oldest Catholic universities in the country, and the oldest dedicated to Franciscan values.

    Our University is an inclusive learning community that welcomes all people. We are each unique, yet we share a common bond: a desire to be a better person tomorrow than we are today.

    Fuel your mind

    Our university is ranked among the very best according to U.S. News and World Report. Choose from more than 50 academic programs of study that fuel your mind AND feed your soul.

    Inspire your spirit

    St. Francis of Assisi, through his Catholic Franciscan mission, left us an abundance of clues for living a meaningful life. Through his Faith and Franciscanism, he pointed the way in arts, business, healthcare, and the environment. Saint Francis is a 2015-16 Catholic College of Distinction.

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    Compete with soul

    We are home to one of the smallest NCAA Division-I programs in the nation and recognized for academic excellence and sportsmanship! Go Red Flash!

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