Adult Degree & Continuing Studies

at Saint Francis University

  • Programs Tailored for Adults...for You

    The Next Step

    Talk to our advisors to design a complete education and career plan. You may contact us directly:
    Dr. Julie Barris, 814-472-3012
    Mr. Greg McConnell, 814-472-3012
    Mrs. Lois Quist, 814-472-3012 

    Request Information

    Please fill out the
    ADCS Request Information Form

    We understand the many thoughts that go through a person’s head when deciding to go to school. Will I spend a lot of time driving to class? Will I have to spend my evenings in class? How will I pay for this? We want to ease your mind and let you know that when you choose our Adult Degree & Continuing Studies program you will receive a respected, valued education that is convenient, flexible, and affordable. It's your time, and SFU's Adult Degree and Continuing Studies is your place!

    Convenient locations

    Apply Now

    Interested in enrolling in a program? Find out more about our
    ADCS Application Process

    Our classes are also offered at four convenient locations in Cambria, Blair and Centre counties.

    • Loretto
    • State College
    • Altoona
    • Johnstown

    Flexible Classes that fit your life

    Find a course

    Take a look at our upcoming ADCS Course Schedule

    The fastest growing population in higher education is adult learners that work 10, 15, 20 or more hours during the week.  We understand this and provide programs that have the convenience and flexibility adult learners need to be successful.  To further ensure that our courses fit a student’s busy life, each student is assigned an advisor to work with on scheduling, career planning, etc. Classes are offered in many formats, including:

    • Evening
    • Online
    • Saturdays

    Generous Credit Transfer

    Non-SFU students

    Interested in taking a course? See our ADCS Non-SFU-Student Course Registration.

    Saint Francis offers generous transfer of credits from any accredited institution. To receive a credit evaluation, send your transcripts to:

    Fax: 814-472-3299
    Or mail to Saint Francis University
    PO Box 600
    203 Raymond Hall
    Loretto, PA 15940


    You work hard for your money and we want to ensure you get the best education at an affordable price.  We discount the per credit tuition more than 50 percent. In addition to being one of the lowest per credit rates in central Pennsylvania, we do not have any hidden fees.