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Make NYC & Brooklyn Your Classroom

Nestled at the heart of leafy Brooklyn Heights and culturally diverse New York City, St. Francis College offers students the opportunity to learn and grow in one of the most vibrant global capitals.

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Campus Location

Your Portal to NYC

With stunning views of Manhattan visible from the promenade, Brooklyn Bridge Park at our doorstep and some of NYC's best cultural institutions, shopping and dining mere steps from campus — SFC provides students access to a world of possibilities both in and out of the classroom.

Campus Offerings


SFC has recently undergone an amazing physical transformation. Our updated campus includes smart classrooms and science labs, a state-of-the-art production studio and more.


The Office of Special Events produces annual traditions and events that keep the Terrier community connected, and most importantly, provides opportunities for SFC students to engage, learn and build on the Franciscan principles upon which the College was founded upon.
Our Neighborhood

Get to Know Downtown Brooklyn & Brooklyn Heights

Travel and Leisure Magazine calls Brooklyn Heights one of America's Most Beautiful Neighborhoods.
St. Francis College Residence life
Make SFC Home

Residence Life & Housing

Our Residence Life program offers students exceptional living and learning experiences within a welcoming, safe, clean and well-maintained environment. We invite students from New York City, across the country and around the globe to find their home with us. See if our on campus housing options are right for you.

Learning Resources


Having the right resources is essential to succeeding in your education. SFC offers several options for finding and purchasing the books you need.
Set Up Your Meal Plan

Dining Hall

The Dining Hall is up and running serving a mix of fresh and grilled foods. SFC is also pleased to offer the following meal plans at 179 Livingston for this academic year.

Types of Meal Plans

Meal Plan 1 - Gold - $1,900.00
Meal Plan 2 - Silver - $1,400.00
Meal Plan 3 - Bronze - $800.00

Dining Dollars

SFC students, faculty and staff can preload funds to an online account which they can access with a tap using an SFC ID Card at the Food Hall.

Boost App

Students and employees can load money onto SFC IDs via the Boost app to use dining dollars at the SFC Dining Hall and Brew Shop.

Operating Hours

Dining Hall: M-F 7:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Brew Shop: M-F 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. (hours are subject to change during holidays and winter/spring break)

Things to do in NYC

Arts and Culture

Going to school at St. Francis College puts you just minutes away from one of the top Egyptian Art collections in the world, stunning flora and fauna, breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline and much, much more.

  • Brooklyn Academy of Music – The Brooklyn Academy of Music is noted for presenting world class performances of opera, theater and dance, as well as movie theaters showing everything from box office hits to Sundance Film Festival entries.
  • Brooklyn Botanic Garden – The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a 52-acre living museum where beauty, romance and fun blossom among world-class plant collections and specialty gardens.
  • Brooklyn Historical Society – The Brooklyn Historical Society is a museum, library and educational center dedicated to encouraging the exploration and appreciation of Brooklyn's rich heritage. Students get free admission with SFC ID.
  • Brooklyn Library – It is the mission of Brooklyn Public Library to ensure the preservation and transmission of society's knowledge, history and culture, and to provide the people of Brooklyn with free and open access to information for education, recreation and reference.
  • Brooklyn Museum – The Brooklyn Museum is a bridge between the rich artistic heritage of world cultures, as embodied in its collections, and the unique experience of each visitor. You'll find everything from a world class permanent collection of Egyptian Art to contemporary exhibits on pop culture.
  • Grand Army Plaza – The enormous entryway at Grand Army Plaza stands as a stately opening to Brooklyn's famous Prospect Park.
  • Prospect Park – Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, who also designed Central Park, this 585 acre oasis features a lake, audubon center and zoo.
  • Rubin Museum of Art – A short subway ride into Manhattan will take you to the Rubin Museum and a world class collection of international art and culture. Students get free admission with SFC ID.


In downtown Brooklyn or Brooklyn Heights, a stroll down Montague Street or up Court Street will take you on an international tour of restaurants and cafes. If you're looking for fine dining, a quick lunch or just a place to watch sports, you'll find it literally steps away from St. Francis College.

  • Armando Ristorante | 143 Montague Street

Italian cuisine for lunch and dinner.

  • Caffé Buon Gusto | 151 Montague Street

Reasonably priced lunch and dinners, with outdoor seating.

  • IHOP (Discount for SFC Students, Employees) | 253 Livingston Street

By presenting a valid St. Francis College ID to the cashier upon payment of their bill, students, faculty and staff will receive a 20% discount when dining at the IHOP at 253 Livingston Street or ordering takeout to be picked up. This offer is courtesy of Arkell Cox, a member of the SFC Board of Trustees and owner of several IHOP franchises.

*Please note that the discount is not applicable on delivery orders.

  • La Bagel Delight | 90 Court Street

For bagels, muffins, coffee and platters.

Full-service deli with soups, sandwiches and desserts.

  • Monty Q's Brick Oven Pizza | 158 Montague Street

Salad bar, pasta bar and pizza.

  • O'Keefe's Bar & Grill | 62 Court Street

Lunch and dinner are available, a full complement of televised sporting events.

  • Queen Ristorante | 84 Court Street

Formal sit-down Italian dining.

Explore more restaurants in the local area or download mySFC Mobile app for additional options.


There are a variety of places to stay near St. Francis College, from major chains to new boutique hotels. Below is a list of some of the most convenient. Also feel free to search for hotels in Lower Manhattan, just a subway stop away. Enter zip code 11201 into your searches for the closest hotels.

Business Hours

Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

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