Saint Francis University
Saint Francis University is one of the oldest Catholic universities in the country, and the oldest celebrating Franciscan values. Its scenic campus sits on a mountain top in Loretto, Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh. Faith, generosity, respect, discovery, and joy are in our DNA, and we seek to attract students with a passion to shape the world.
Academics aren't academic at Saint Francis University. They're deeply grounded in the traditions of the liberal arts, with an emphasis on developing you into a well-rounded, impactful individual with a passion and a drive for excellence. The university offers over hundreds of degree programs for students to choose from a vast range of disciplines. Its students go on to become accountants, biologists, business owners, chemists, doctors, environmental engineers, lawyers, nurses, occupational therapists, physician assistants, and physical therapists to name just a few--and they carry their Franciscan values with them.
On the academic front the university?s facilities include academic buildings centered around both lecture and project/lab-based learning and a library and learning commons, and various student support offices. Campus life facilities includes on-campus residence halls and an off-campus transitional housing, a student union, athletics facilities, multiple dining areas, and student health services.
The 600-acre campus is also home to The Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Lake Saint Francis and Immergr?n Golf Course. The nearby Mount Assisi Gardens, further enhance the setting. the nearby Mount Assisi Gardens.
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