University Rankings & Distinctions
Accolades are wonderful to receive (below are a few of our favorites rankings), yet the biggest success that we celebrate is seeing our graduates become talented, caring, and competent professionals who make a difference in this world.
Top 500 Nationally
SFU rose 60 spots on Forbes list of “America’s Top 500 Colleges” to earn the No. 440 spot for 2023.
The University also increased its standing as a U.S. News and World Report "Top Performer on Social Mobility," climbing three spots and landing at #25.
Top 5 in Pennsylvania
Washington Monthly's annual list of colleges that offer the "Best Bang for Your Buck" ranked SFU #38 in the Northeast and #4 out of colleges in Pennsylvania.
- SFU one of 50 emerging research institutions to receive NSF funding
- International association names SFU's Criminal Justice "Program of the Year."
- SFU's cybersecurity program has been validated by NSA
- SkyWest Airlines has designated our Flight Training Program as an Elite Partner in their Pilot Pathway Program
2023-2024 University Rankings
2023-24 College of Distinction
for demonstrating hands-on learning, strong student-teacher relationships, a vibrant campus life, and successful outcomes