How To Apply
Starting Your Application
Apply for admission to the University of Saint Francis for free using our online application or by obtaining a paper application or at the Admissions Office and submitting via mail. Please be aware that, due to increased processing costs, paper applications must also be submitted with a $20 application fee. The Office of Admissions has all of the necessary forms, applications, and additional information you will need.
Traditional First-Time Student (Under Age 24)
If you are under the age of 24 and have not attended any other college or university, you are a traditional first-time student. Admission requirements for traditional first-time students are as follows:
- Graduate from an accredited high school.
- Rank in the upper 1/2 of your high school graduation class.
- Earn 2.3 grade point average or above on a 4-pt. scale.
- Earn a Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) score of 1000 or above on the critical reading and math sections of the test, or earn an American College Test (ACT) composite score of 21 or above. This requirement applies to all first-time applicants who will graduate or have graduated from high school within the last two academic years. Information and application for either test may be obtained from your high school guidance counselor.
- If you did not graduate from high school, you must have completed the General Education Development (GED) tests and must have a total score of 2500 with no sub-score below 500. Prior to 2002, a composite score of at least 50 and no sub-score below 40 is required.
Adult Student (24 years of age and older)
If you are over the age of 24, you are an adult student. Adult students must meet the following requirements in order to be considered eligible for admission to the University of Saint Francis.
- Graduate from an accredited high school with a 2.3 grade point average of above on a 4-point scale.
- Transfer students are also required to have a cumulative GPA of 2.3 or above on their college transcript(s).
- Students who do not graduate from high school must have completed the General Education Development (GED) tests and must have a total score of 2500 with no sub-score below 500. Prior to 2002, a composite score of at least 50 and no sub-score below 40 is required.