Distinctions

Ranked 79th in Best Online Bachelor's in Business Programs

University Communications & Marketing | 01/30/2023
Saint Francis University has been named one of the top 100 universities to pursue an online bachelor’s degree in business. According to U.S. News and World Report, the university ranks 79th in its list of "Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Programs." This ranking is based on widely accepted indicators of online learning excellence including student engagement metrics, faculty credentials, and access to support services and technology.

SFU Receives $1 Million Dollar ARC POWER Grant for Aviation Maintenance Technician School

University Marketing & Communications | 10/18/2022
Saint Francis University has been awarded a $1 million grant by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to launch an Aviation Maintenance Technician School. The new Aviation Maintenance Technician School will be sited at the John Murtha Johnstown Cambria County Airport and will offer a 14 CFR 147-certified training curriculum for Aviation Maintenance Technicians.

SFU named to the Forbes 2022 America’s Top 500 Colleges List

Marie Young | 10/14/2022
Saint Francis University has landed on the prestigious list of Forbes 2022 America’s Top 500 Colleges. In its annual list, Forbes ranked colleges and universities in the U.S. based on the return on investment and outcomes top schools delivered for their students. According to Forbes, their methodology highlighted schools whose students graduated on time, secured high salaries and low debt; and went on to have successful careers. In addition to the traditional ranking criteria of graduation rates and alumni salaries, Forbes factored in high-level achievements of students and graduates as an

Washington Monthly names SFU to three distinction lists

Marie Young | 09/26/2022
Washington Monthly recently released its annual 2022 College Guide with Saint Francis University landing on three distinction lists: #23 Best Bang for the Buck in the Northeast #19 Top 200 Master's Universities Best Colleges for Student Voting Honor Roll Since 2005, the Washington Monthly has ranked colleges based on their contribution to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility, research, and promoting public service.

SFU named 2022-23 College of Distinction

Marie Young | 06/07/2022
What makes a College of Distinction? Each year Colleges of Distinction hand-picks a selection of top schools that are well equipped to provide a personalized education catered to students’ interests and once again Saint Francis University has made the cut! Since 2000, Colleges of Distinction has been a trusted resource for parents and students, guidance counselors across the United States, and colleges and universities who all have one question: What colleges are the best places at which to learn, grow, and succeed? Through a rigorous vetting and interview process for the 2022-2023 academic

2021 President's Awards Convocation held at SFU

05/28/2021
Highlights from the President’s Awards Convocation View Event Video Explore the Photo Galley Download the Program The President’s Awards Convocation was held on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in the Maurice Stokes Athletics Center. The opening prayer was led by Rev. Matthew Simons, T.O.R., Director of Campus Ministry, following by the National Anthem by Isabella Tuttoilmondo. Speaker for the evening was Dr. John Miko, Associate Dean of the Shields School of Business. The Awards Convocation was hosted by Honors students, Andrew Crusciel, an English-Pre Law major from Loretto, PA, and Megan Wood, a

Saint Francis Wins Fourth-Consecutive NEC Tournament Championship

05/17/2021
The Saint Francis softball team won its fourth-consecutive NEC Tournament Championship with a 12-4 win in five innings against LIU (27-8, 25-7 NEC) on Saturday. The win earned the Red Flash earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament Regional. The team (40-8, 22-2 NEC) was selected to travel to No. 12 Texas (39-11, 12-6 Big 12) This will be Saint Francis' fourth appearance in the NCAA Tournament, previously traveling to Arizona in 2017 and 2018 and Michigan in 2019.