Franciscan University of Steubenville

Steubenville, OH 43952
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Franciscan University of Steubenville is one of the seventy private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Ohio. The campus is located in an urban area, in Steubenville.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,929 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 479 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 417 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 87%). Every year 78% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Franciscan's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $25,970, and fees were $460. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $25,970 and $460 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students2,929
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate87%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 5 45
Master's degree 1 19
Post-master's certificate 0 5
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 89.8%

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Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1960 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
10/01/2001 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/1985 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/22/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
09/22/2016 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1080 to 1300
ACT23 to 28
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Required

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$865/credit
In State Students$865/credit
Out of State Students$865/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$685/credit
In State Students$685/credit
Out of State Students$685/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $38,925 $38,925 $38,925
ADN 70 $60,550 $60,550 $60,550
BSN 125 $108,125 $108,125 $108,125
FNP 50 $34,250 $34,250 $34,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of Franciscan University of Steubenville's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 25% $3,812
Other Federal Grant 1% $2,409
State Grant & Scholarships 9% $1,845
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 98% $9,815
Federal Student Loans 62% $5,158
Private Loans 15% $13,390


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$18,569
$30,001 to $48,000$18,650
$48,001 to $75,000$20,130
$75,001 to $110,000$22,621
Over $110,000$26,860

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Ohio state board of nursing.
Franciscan University of Steubenville
1235 University Blvd
Steubenville, OH 43952

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