St Francis College

Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201
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St Francis College is one of the one hundred sixty-two private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in New York. The campus is located in an urban area, in Brooklyn Heights.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,362 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 440 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 326 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 74%). Every year 47% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

St Francis College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $25,188, and fees were $1,000. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $25,188 and $1,000 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students2,362
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate74%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 13

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1959 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/15/2005 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT950 to 1120
ACT20 to 24
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Considered but not required
Completion of college-preparatory program Considered but not required
Recommendations Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Recommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

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$860/credit
In State Students$860/credit
Out of State Students$860/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,000/credit
In State Students$1,000/credit
Out of State Students$1,000/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 $38,700 $38,700 $38,700
ADN 70 $60,200 $60,200 $60,200
BSN 125 $107,500 $107,500 $107,500
FNP 50 $50,000 $50,000 $50,000
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, 98% of St Francis College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 46% $4,681
Other Federal Grant 6% $936
State Grant & Scholarships 48% $3,257
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 98% $11,772
Federal Student Loans 44% $5,087
Private Loans -- --


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$8,599
$30,001 to $48,000$9,550
$48,001 to $75,000$12,029
$75,001 to $110,000$19,708
Over $110,000--

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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.
St Francis College
180 Remsen Street
Brooklyn Heights, NY 11201

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