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St. Francis College’s Bold New Chapter

St. Francis College will move to a newly designed and fully customized campus in downtown Brooklyn, in September 2022. The relocation is the foundation of a transformative new initiative, SFC Forward, that it undertook in earlier this year. Learn more

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core components of our welcoming community where everyone belongs

Aligned with our Franciscan mission, SFC is committed to increasing access and equity for historically underserved students, faculty, and staff.

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St. Francis College's Accounting Program Ranks Among Nation's Best

Study.com recognizes SFC on its list of the nation's top 50 bachelor's degree programs. Read more

The Terrier For Terrier Disaster & Emergency Relief Fund

This fund provides critical resources to those in the St. Francis College family who have been impacted by natural disasters or unprecedented situations. 

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Spring 2021 Course Instruction, Campus Safety Measures, and More Back to Brooklyn Plan Available

St. Francis College is thrilled to welcome back students, faculty and staff with our Back to Brooklyn: Roadmap For Spring 2021.

For more than 160 years, St. Francis College has been driven by dreams—powered by big ideas, bold ambitions, and the courage to bring them to life.

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Rare Firsthand Account of Blues Legend Robert Johnson,  Part of SFC Student Discussion


In an April 20, 2021, online discussion with the St. Francis College popular music class taught by Brian Gregory, Ed.D., assistant professor of communication arts, Augusta Palmer, Ph.D., associate professor of communication arts, moderated a discussion with writer Preston Lauterbach and 95-year-old Annye C. Anderson in which she reflected on her youth with blues legend Robert Johnson prior to his death in 1938 at the age of 27 and her lifelong connection with his musical legacy.

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St. Francis College Prepares Next Generation of Teachers

For years, St. Francis College's Education Department has been training new generations of educators, offering undergraduate degrees in childhood and adolescent education and physical education that prepare students for graduate school, professional certification and fulfilling jobs in primary and secondary school settings. Since spring 2019, the College has graduated 47 education majors.

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St. Francis College has received the College of Distinction award
Proud to be a Yellow Ribbon Program College
Best Colleges U.S.News & World Report Best Value
Best Colleges U.S.News & World Report Social Mobility
Best Colleges U.S.News & World Report for Veterans
Best Colleges U.S. News Regional Colleges North

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16:1

Student / Faculty Ratio

2,500

Students Enrolled

18

Average Class Size

91%

Employed

21

DIVISION I TEAMS

Hear From Students & Faculty

Brianna Rios

Class of 2017
Education Major
World Championship Salsa Dancer

Brianna Rios

Class of 2017, Education

Brianna chose St. Francis College for the small classes and family atmosphere. Her major in Physical Education is preparing her for a life teaching others.

It's one way she wants to share her skills and experience as a professional salsa dancer.

Salvatore Demma

Class of 2009 and 2011
Vice President at JP Morgan Chase 
MS in Accounting
BS in Economics, concentration in Finance

Salvatore Demma

Class of 2009 and 2011
Vice President at JP Morgan Chase 
MS in Accounting
BS in Economics, concentration in Finance

“I look up to my professors tremendously, especially my accounting professors. They have given me so much guidance already in helping me understand what I need to do to achieve my goals. ”

Noel Jones

Class of 2019 
MFA in Creative Writing
 

Noel Jones

Class of 2019, MFA in Creative Writing

Since earning his B.A. in English from St. Francis in 2012, Jones made a living mainly through jobs related to boats, including at Cadell Dry Dock, one of the last remaining shipyards in New York City. He also taught in the Maritime Technology Program at Kingsborough Community College. This fall, he will instruct SFC undergraduates as an adjunct faculty member in the English department.

Dr. Victoria Ruiz

Assistant Professor | Biology

Dr. Victoria Ruiz

Assistant Professor | Biology

Dr. Ruiz taught biology at Yeshiva University, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and New York University before joining St. Francis College. Her research is focused on microbiota and the immune system. She’s also interested in developing new and innovative pedagogical strategies to improve learning outcomes for undergraduate students interested in pursuing STEM fields.

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