An SFC student stands in front of the beautiful carriage house in Brooklyn Heights, NY


 Brooklyn Heights

Nestled in the heart of leafy Brooklyn Heights, St. Francis College offers students the opportunity to learn and grow in one of the safest and most vibrant neighborhoods in all of New York City.

In fact, Travel and Leisure Magazine calls Brooklyn Heights one of America's Most Beautiful Neighborhoods.

SFC is closely connected to its community and serves as a portal to all of New York City. With stunning views of Manhattan from the promenade, a short walk to the ever-growing Brooklyn Bridge Park, and some of Brooklyn's best cultural institutions, shopping and dining just steps from campus, St. Francis College provides students access to a world of possibilities both inside and outside the classroom.

Browse our website and visit our campus map to discover everything that St. Francis College and Brooklyn Heights has to offer.

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.

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
(Students Get Free Admission With SFC ID)
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is a 52-acre living museum where beauty, romance, and fun blossom among world-class plant collections and specialty gardens.
(Students Get Free Admission With SFC ID)
The Brooklyn Historical Society is a museum, library and educational center dedicated to encouraging the exploration and appreciation of Brooklyn's rich heritage.

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.

(Students Get Free Admission With SFC ID)
A short subway ride into Manhattan will take you to the Rubin Museum and a world class collection of international art and culture.


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.

Brooklyn Marriott Hotel

Comfort Inn Brooklyn Downtown Discount available with this link.

Comfort Inn Brooklyn City Center

Hotel 718: For discounted rates, click on Corporate Rates and enter STFRANCIS.

Nu Hotel Brooklyn
: For discounted rates enter code ILSTF.

Sleep Inn Prospect Park South 5% off Best Available Rate for anyone booking through St. Francis College


In 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
Italian cuisine for lunch and dinner.
143 Montague Street

Caffé buon gusto
Reasonably priced lunch and dinners, with outdoor seating.
151 Montague Street

La Bagel Delight
For bagels, muffins, coffee and platters.
90 Court Street

Lassen & Hennigs
Full service deli with soups, sandwiches and desserts.

Monty Q's Brick Oven Pizza
Salad bar, pasta bar and pizza.
158 Montague Street

O'Keefe's Bar & Grill
Lunch & dinner available, full complement of televised sporting events.
62 Court Street

Queen Ristorante
Formal sit-down Italian dining.
84 Court Street

Explore more restaurants in the local area.