Academics

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  • The Academic Difference

    • career-directed studies with a focus on personal and professional ethics
    • small classes with close mentorship
    • emphasis on sharing your gifts though service
    • undergraduate research and other portfolio building opportunities
    • experiential learning through labs, fieldwork, internships, etc.
  • Exploring Possibilities

    Academics aren't "academic" at Saint Francis University. They're deeply grounded in the traditions of the liberal arts, with an emphasis on developing you into a well-rounded, impactful individual with a passion and a drive for excellence.

    Our student go on to become accountants, biologists, business owners, chemists, doctors, environmental engineers, lawyers, nurses, occupational therapists, physician assistants, and physical therapists to name just a few--and they carry their Franciscan values with them.

    Current students should refer to my.francis for grades, billing, and current student forms; browse curriculum and course descriptions in the catalog.francis.edu; or browse our collection of university policies for more information.

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    Undergraduate Degrees & Programs

    Choose your major from a wide range of programs within our School of Sciences, School of Arts & Letters, School of Business and School of Health Sciences.

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    Graduate Degree Programs

    Saint Francis University offers advanced degrees in business, education or the health sciences. Some of these programs offer flexible options including satellite locations and online courses.

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    Adult Degree & Continuing Studies

    Convenient evening, Saturday, and online courses that you can fit into your busy schedule. Take courses in Loretto, State College, Altoona, or Johnstown

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    Study Abroad & Service Learning

    Expand your educational experience beyond campus with study abroad and service learning trips. Spend a semester in France taking classes at a centuries-old Franciscan monastery or reach out to those in on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic. Explore the possibilities.

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    College in High School

    Do you want to get a jump start on the college experience? Find out more about our College in High School program.

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