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About Us

Saint Francis University in Loretto, Pennsylvania is one of the oldest Catholic universities in the country, and the oldest dedicated to Franciscan values. Our University is an inclusive learning community that welcomes all people.
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  • Fuel your Mind

    Choose from more than 50 academic programs of study that fuel your mind AND feed your soul.

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    Inspire your Spirit

    St. Francis of Assisi, through his Catholic Franciscan mission, left us an abundance of clues for living a meaningful life.

    Strengthen Faith 

    Beyond the Classroom

    Every experience shapes you. Global experiences, student research, internships and more.

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    Compete with Soul

    We are home to one of the smallest NCAA Division-I programs in the nation and recognized for academic excellence and sportsmanship! There is also a robust club sports program here.

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