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Study at St Francis College

Established by the Franciscan friars in 1859, St. Francis College was initially known as the St. Francis Academy. Situated in Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, New York City, the Student enrolment has representatives from over 80 countries around the world. St. Francis Academy s recent enrolments have been over 2,000 students.

St. Francis College offers students the opportunity to choose from over 70 majors and programs in the fields of Accounting & Business Law, biology, English, health sciences, history, chemistry, management, nursing, philosophy, sports management, and women’s studies, among others.

The athletics department of the college fields neb’s and women’s teams in basketball, golf, cross country, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, water polo, and volleyball. The teams are known as the Terriers.

Profile of St Francis College

St Francis College is located in a large city, in Brooklyn Heights, NY. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degree levels at St Francis College top out at the Master s degree.

Course Topics

Students at the school often study media and liberal arts.

St Francis College Selectivity

The admissions department at St Francis College does not accept all those who apply. Most students' verbal SAT scores were in the range of 400 to 520 in 2007. A quarter of students admitted in 2007 scored 520 or higher on the math SAT. It s not unusual for students to find their classmates include those from other parts of the country.


The school s tenure system is geared toward rewarding and keeping the most valuable professors. By paying its faculty better than most schools, St Francis College tries to attract and retain a high quality teaching staff.

Student enrolment

The school offers classes to 2,321 students (2,099 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Students sports include formal participation in Northeast Conference competitions. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.

St Francis College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts145liberal arts and sciences, economics, political science, English, history, minority and gender studies, sociology, area studies, . . .
Business and Management95 business management, accounting
Media43 public relations and advertising, media and digital communications, communication studies
Education and Teaching37 elementary school teaching, physical education teaching, secondary teaching, English teaching, math teaching, social studies teaching
Therapy and Counseling36psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine25various nursing
Computer Science and Engineering22computer services management
Science18biology, chemistry, biomedical sciences
Security and Law Enforcement14criminal justice and safety
Medical Support and Technology8radiation therapist, physician assistant, clinical lab tech
Medicine 6health professions
Mathematics4 mathematics
Religion and Philosophy4 philosophy, religion
Medical Adminstration0 health care administration

Contact: St Francis College

St Francis College

180 Remsen St

Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201-9902

General Phone: (718) 522-2300

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