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OPE ID: 00183200
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University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne
2701 Spring St, Fort Wayne, Indiana 46808-3994
Distance from ZIP:  0.0 miles from 46808
General information:  (260) 399-7700
Type:  4-year, Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:  Less than one year certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Campus setting:  City: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  2,308 (1,861 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  12 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (smaller programs)
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Special Learning Opportunities
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2014Full timePart time
Total faculty127150
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
Tuition and fees$23,950$24,440$25,180$25,9303.0%
Books and supplies$1,200$1,200$1,200$1,2000.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$7,900$7,976$8,312$8,5242.6%
Off Campus
Room and board$7,070$7,280$7,000$7,1101.6%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2011-20122012-20132013-20142014-2015% change 2013-2014 to 2014-2015
On Campus$34,850$35,416$36,492$37,7543.5%
Off Campus$34,620$35,320$35,980$36,8402.4%
Off Campus with Family$27,550$27,840$28,580$29,7304.0%
This calculator uses estimated student expenses data to estimate the total tuition and fees charged over the duration of a typical 4-year program at this school.
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  • The estimated price does not include room and board, books and supplies, &c. (where applicable) and is based on previous years' tuition and fees data. Tuition and fees may vary by program. Please contact this institution for detailed price information.
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2014-2015
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2013-2014
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid1384100%————
Grant or scholarship aid384100%$5,704,161$14,855
Federal grants17445%$724,388$4,163
Pell grants17345%$668,460$3,864
Other federal grants4712%$55,928$1,190
State/local government grant or scholarships16643%$838,908$5,054
Institutional grants or scholarships384100%$4,140,865$10,784
Student loan aid30379%$2,156,320$7,117
Federal student loans29978%$1,675,862$5,605
Other student loans5113%$480,458$9,421
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid11,73688%$21,214,543$12,220
Pell grants82942%$3,106,049$3,747
Federal student loans1,54478%$10,898,363$7,059
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$18,328$17,757$17,577
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2011-20122012-20132013-2014
$0 – $30,000$14,718$13,094$14,283
$30,001 – $48,000$14,423$14,652$14,173
$48,001 – $75,000$16,020$16,324$15,999
$75,001 – $110,000$20,730$19,065$19,728
$110,001 and more$22,355$21,013$21,969
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2014
Total enrollment2,308
Undergraduate enrollment1,861
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment180
Graduate enrollment447
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 84%
Part-time: 16%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 30%
Female: 70%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 7%
Hispanic/Latino: 6%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 80%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 79%
25 and over: 21%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 92%
Out-of-state: 8%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2013.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 51%
Part-time: 49%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 4%
Enrolled in some distance education: 32%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 64%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 56%
Enrolled in some distance education: 22%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 21%
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2014
Number of applicants954353601
Percent admitted97%94%98%
Percent admitted who enrolled37%43%34%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Formal demonstration of competenciesX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2014 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading430530
SAT Math440530
SAT Writing410520
ACT Composite1924
ACT English1724
ACT Math1825
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 71%
Part-time students: 67%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2013 and Returned in Fall 2014
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 59 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2014.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 50%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2006]
4-year: 32%
6-year: 50%
8-year: 51%
[Began in Fall 2008]
4-year: 31%
6-year: 50%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2006 or Fall 2008
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 43%
Female: 57%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 0%
Black or African American: 13%
Hispanic/Latino: 42%
White: 57%
Two or more races: 25%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Non-resident alien: 33%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2008 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2013-2014
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-20---
Category total-20---
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management, General-21d41d--
Organizational Leadership--0d--
Category total-26d41d--
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication, General-9---
Category total-9---
Art Teacher Education-1---
Biology Teacher Education-0---
Business Teacher Education-1---
Chemistry Teacher Education-1---
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--2--
Education, General----0
Elementary Education and Teaching-10---
English/Language Arts Teacher Education-1---
Health Teacher Education-3---
Mathematics Teacher Education-1---
Social Studies Teacher Education-0---
Special Education and Teaching, General-08d--
Category total-1810d-0
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General-8---
Category total-8---
Health Professions and Related Programs
Art Therapy/Therapist-1---
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist-1---
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling--0-0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician0----
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)0----
Environmental Health--0d--
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--39-0
Health and Wellness, General-28---
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-1217d--
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor--11-0
Physical Therapy Technician/Assistant15----
Physician Assistant--24--
Pre-Pharmacy Studies-0---
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer20----
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse8948d---
Surgical Technology/Technologist16----
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling/Counselor--4-0
Category total14090d95d-0
History, General-1---
Category total-1---
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Studies, General-0---
Category total-0---
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies0d----
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies89---
Category total8d9---
Mathematics and Statistics
Mathematics, General-2---
Category total-2---
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General-0---
Nutrition Sciences-0---
Category total-0---
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science-45--
Category total-45--
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Category total-1---
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General20---
Forensic Chemistry-2---
Physical Sciences, Other-1---
Category total23---
Applied Psychology-4---
Developmental and Child Psychology-156--
Category total-196--
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Social Work012---
Category total012---
Social Sciences
Political Science and Government, General-3---
Political Science and Government, Other-1---
Category total-11---
Theology and Religious Vocations
Lay Ministry01-0-
Religious Education---1-
Theology/Theological Studies-220-
Category total0321-
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation-1---
Dance, General00---
Design and Visual Communications, General023---
Digital Arts-6---
Fine/Studio Arts, General094--
Music Technology17---
Category total1464--
Grand total15128216310
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges
Educational Benefits, 2013-2014
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 39
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 2
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 3
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 1
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution (*)
Average amount of benefits/assistance awarded through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $10,558
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,750
  • (*) One or more average amounts of benefits/assistance are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
2013-2014 Varsity Athletes
NAIA Division I MenWomen
All Track Combined1917
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission(!)1/1/1957 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics(!)1/16/2015 -  Pre-Accredited
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. – May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs(!)11/1/1993 -  Accredited
American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) - Programs leading to an associate degree(!)3/1/2000 - 10/31/2005Resigned
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant4/30/1997 -  Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels4/16/1998 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels4/16/1998 -  Accredited
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers(!)5/15/1999 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs(!)1/1/2004 -  Accredited
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools3/28/1998 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2013 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations000
Liquor law violations000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft100
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201120122013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible000
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault000
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201220112010
Default rate5.5%4.4%6.9%
Number in default433449
Number in repayment776760706
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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