Welcome to St. Francis College!

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Welcome to St. Francis College!

Choosing the right college is a big decision and that's why the Office of Admissions will be with you every step of the way.

We encourage you to meet with an admissions counselor to discuss everything about the admissions process, including requirements and scholarship opportunities. Our top priority is easing your transition from high school to college.

Here's just a few reasons why we stand out:

  • For the last seven years, U.S. News & World Report has ranked St. Francis College as one of the Best Regional Colleges in the North.
  • From Accounting and Communication Arts to Psychology and Nursing, St. Francis College offers an extensive, well-rounded comprehensive and liberal arts education.
  • Our extensive selection of minors and concentrations let you explore different paths to personalize your degree while introductory (core) courses help you discover new subjects that best fit your personality and talents.
  • If you're undecided, your advisor will help guide you closer to your goal - becoming one of tomorrow's leaders!
  • 21 men's and women's NCAA Division I Athletic Teams ranging from bowling and soccer to water polo and tennis

Freshman Admissions Requirements

Applicants seeking an Associate's, or Bachelor's degree must present an official transcript from an approved secondary school. Unless exempt, all accepted freshman are required to take a placement test administered by St. Francis College. Student's who do not posses a high school diploma must present a recognized High School Equivalency Diploma transcript of their NY State (or other) General Education test scores and a copy of their GED certificate. The total score must be a minimum 2250, with a recommended minimum score of 450 on each individual part of the test.

Students who have achieved a minimum high school GPA of 71 will be fully admitted to the institution. Students who have a GPA between 65 and 70 may be conditionally admitted on a case by case basis.

Transfer Students

Transfer students seeking an associates or bachelor's degree must present an official transcript of all previous undergraduate course work.

Applicant's with a cumulative undergraduate GPA below a 2.0 can be conditionally admitted on a case by case basis.



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