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Study at Franciscan University of Steubenville

Franciscan University of Steubenville, also known as FUS, is a private, Catholic institution located in Steubenville, Ohio, United States. It was established in the year 1946 as the College of Steubenville. The institution's name was changed to its current name in the year 1985. FUS offers various associate, undergraduate, and graduate degrees, as well as several certificate programs. Major degrees are provided in more than 30 diverse fields of study. The Student Enrolment comprises of national and international students from all states and over 15 countries worldwide.

FUS participates in a wide variety of sports including rugby, baseball, and soccer, among others. Their athletic teams are nicknamed the Barons. They compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III.

Profile of Franciscan University of Steubenville

Franciscan University of Steubenville is in a small city, in Steubenville, OH. The school has a Roman Catholic religious affiliation. Franciscan University of Steubenville is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Master's degree.

Franciscan University of Steubenville Selectivity

Franciscan University of Steubenville does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 540 to 660 for students at the school. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 520 and 640. Franciscan University of Steubenville attracts a fair number of students from out of state.


Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

Franciscan University of Steubenville, in 2007, had 2, 434 students (2, 224 full-time equivalent).

Student Life

Dorm living is common. Athletic teams at Franciscan University of Steubenville belong to the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference for major sports.

Franciscan University of Steubenville Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Religion and Philosophy227theology, religious education, philosophy, religious music
Liberal Arts98general studies, history, English, humanities, political science, anthropology, Spanish language, Classical languages, . . .
Education and Teaching72elementary school teaching, educational administration
Business and Management65business management, accounting
Nursing and Emergency Medicine42registered nursing, various nursing
Medical Support and Technology41mental health services tech
Therapy and Counselling30Counselling psychology, psychology
Media22communication studies
Science17biology, chemistry
Family and Social Work11social work, child development
Computer Science and Engineering10computer science, computer and info science
Law4legal professions
Engineering3engineering science
Drama and Performing Arts0drama

Contact: Franciscan University of Steubenville

Franciscan University of Steubenville

1235 University Blvd

Steubenville, OH 43952-1763

General Phone: (740) 283-3771


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