ADMISSIONS

Tuition & Fees

At Saint Francis University, we are committed to ensuring the highest quality education is both affordable and accessible.

Tuition and Fees

Annual tuition amounts are approved by the Univerity's Board of Trustees.

Tuition Rates for 2022-2023


Financial Assistance

We know you have lots of questions about this investment in your future. Don't worry, we're here to help! Our Financial Assistance team is here to walk you through the process.


Undergraduate Tuition for 2022-2023 Academic Year 

The tuition rate for the 2022-23 academic year is $39,820 for a full-time, traditional undergraduate student. 


Undergraduate Cost Summary

estimated based on two semesters (fall/spring) of full-time study (12-18 credits each semester)

all credits over the flat rate maximum of 18 credits  are an additional $1,245 per credit 

 

Annual Totals

Residents

Commuters

Tuition Flat Rate (12-18 credits per semester)                   $39,820 $39,820
Technology Fee (2022-2023) $350 $350
Room (2022-2023 Double Occupancy) $6,410 n/a
Meal Plan (Premium option ) $6,520 optional

Lab/Course Fees

lab fees

lab fees
Orientation Fee $125 $125

Student Health Insurance

(must be waived by student) See policy

$2,082 $2,082
 Vehicle Registration $130  $110 
   

Summer/Winter Tuition

Health Science Students (PA, PT, OT): $1,245 per credit (summer 2023)

All other undergraduate students: $485 per credit


Part-time Undergraduate Rate

Undergraduate students registered for fewer than 12 credits:  $1,245 per credit

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Undergraduate Fees Break Down


Mandatory Fees

Fee Name

Amount

Student Type

Application Fee
 

$30

Adult Degree & Continuing Studies

Graduation Fee
 

$125  All graduating students - payable whether or not the student attends commencement

Orientation Fee

$125  UN

Technology Fee/semester

$350 UN

Laptop Fee

$1,425 Fulltime Undergrads

 

Other Fees

Fee Name

Amount Details

Audit Fee

$623

 

Lab & Course Fees 

varies by course See Fees

Late Check-In Fee

$125  

Official Transcript

$20

 

Special Exam Fee

$35  

ID Replacement

$20

 

Lab & Course Fees


Ambialet (Non-SFU students)
outside schools     $14,500
 
American Sign Language
ASL 112/201/202/203/250/312  $47            
ASL305 $250
 
Aviation
Private Pilot Certificate: AVI 111, AVI 112 $7,000
Instrument Rating: AVI 211, AVI 212 $7,000
Commercial Pilot Certificate: AVI 301, AVI 302 $12,750
 
Biology
Biology 203 $59

Biology 110, 111, 204, 205, 206, 208, 211, 218, 307, 320, 405,406

$159
Biology 214,301,302,401 $195
Biology 430 $230
Biology 312, MS471, MS491 $159
 
Chemistry
Chemistry (all courses with a lab) $200
PA nanofabrication Manufacturing Program Fee $2,500
 
Communications
Communications 301,305,435 $190
Communications 220,308 $165
 
Education
Education 429,430,431,432 $73
Education 450,451 $230

 

 

Engineering
Engineering 101,102, 201, 202, 498 $120
Engineering 301,315,325, 335, 415, 427, 435 $215

 

Environmental Engineering
Environmental Engineering 311,411,413, 414, 421-24,499 $120
Environmental Engineering 321,322,415 $215
 
ESL
ESL Tuition (per module) $3,540
ESL Tuition (per semester) $7,080
ESL  Fee (per semester) $550

 

Exercise Physiology
Exercise Physiology 305,330,400

$150

Family Nurse Practitioner

FNP 601 $521
FNP 602 $845 
FNP 603 $959
FNP 605 $331 
FNP 606 $277
FNP 607 $1,083 
FNP 608   $743
 

Fermentation

FNP 295, 301, 401 $150
 
Geology
Geology 205 $120
 
Marine Science
Marine Science 101 $350
Marine Science 102,103,108 $250
Marine Science 104 $400
Marine Science 105 $100
Marine Science 106 $200
Marine Science 109, 111, 125 $125
Marine Science 113-121, 123, 124 $175
Marine Science 122 $150
Marine Science 201-202 $1,500
Marine Science Certificate 101 $250
Marine Science Certificate 102 $150
Marine Science Certificate 103 $175
Marine Science Certificate 105 $85
Marine Science Certificate 106 $155
Marine Science Certificate 109, 111 $75
Marine Science Certificate 113-121, 123, 124 $125
Marine Science Certificate 122 $100
Marine Science Certificate 125 $50
Marine Science Certificate 201-202 $950
 
Music Lessons
Music Lesson Fee MUS 131,141,151,161 $190
Music Lesson Fee MUS 132,142,152,162 $380
 
Nursing
Nursing 200 $105
Nursing 300-303 $288
Nursing 401,402,404 $340
Nursing 405,413 $185

 

Petroleum Natural Gas Engineering
PNGE 231,241,361 $165

 

Physics
all Physics courses with/lab $83

 

Physical Therapy
all PT courses with/lab)
$149
 
Psychology
Psychology 302,303 $55
Psychology 314 $60
Psychology 415 $134

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Housing and Dining Options


On-Campus Housing

Room Type (Per Semester)

All other residence halls

Christian Hall

Single $4,350 $5,449
Double $3,150 $3,544
Triple $2,827 $3,126
Suites $4,022 $4,494

 

Off-Campus Housing

Includes Honors House, Pine View Townhouses, East Gate Apartments, Spaulding Cottage, Theme Housing, and Non-Owned Housing) $4,494

Meal Plan Options

  • About Our Meal Plans

    Key Points

     

    • All resident students are required to have a meal plan.
    • Purchase plans through the Office of Residence Life located in Padua 239, phone 814-472-3029.
    • All Flex Bonus Dollars and Dining Dollars expire at the end of each semester.

     

    The higher the purchase price, the greater the value!

     

    • Choose a plan that suits your needs. Details are tabs are below.
    • Once purchased "meal swipe/dining dollars" are deposited on the student's ID card, which works similar to a debit card. No need to carry cash or find an ATM.
    • The Dining Dollars can be used at Torvian Dining Hall or any of our retail facilities including Frankie's, Padua Express or Adamucci Café.
    • The Dining Dollars are non-refundable and expire at the end of each semester.
  • Unlimited Plan: $3,575/ semester

    Unlimited Plan Includes:

    This plan does not offer a meal equivalency option (meal swipe cannot be used anywhere other than Torvian)

     

    • ​​​Unlimited meals at Torvian
    • $300 Flex Dollars
    • 8 Guest meals
  • Premium Plan: $3,260/semester

    Premium Plan includes:

    • 275 Meal Swipes
    • $100 Flex Dollars
    • 8 Guest meals
    • $6.25 Meal Equivalency (meal swipe can be used at Frankie’s)
  • Standard Plan: $3,260/semester

    Standard Plan Includes:

    • 215 Meal Swipes
    • $225 Flex Dollars
    • 5 Guest meals
    • $6.25 Meal Equivalency (meal swipe can be used at Frankie’s)
  • Value Plan: $2,525/semester

    Value Plan includes:

    • 100 Meal Swipes
    • $375 Flex Dollars
    • No Guest meals
    • $6.25 Meal Equivalency (meal swipe can be used at Frankie’s)
  • Commuter Plans: $300-$750

    Plans tailored for commuters:

     

    • $750 Plan = includes $825 Flex
    • $500 Plan = includes $550 Flex
    • $300 Plan = includes $330 Flex

Graduate Tuition & Fees 2022/23 

If you take 9 credits or more a semester you are required to have proof of health insurance or purchase University's Student Health Insurance by contacting Student Health at 814-472-3008. View SFU Health Insurance Policy.


 

Master of Business Administration (Online/Campus)

Credits

36-48

Tuition/credit

$875

Tuition/semester

$2,625-$7,875 (3-9 credits)

Tuition/program

$31,500-$42,00

Health Insurance/year

See policy
Technology Fee/semester $45

Master of Human Resource Management (Online)

Credits

30

Tuition/credit

$875

Tuition/semester

$2,625-$7,875 (3-9 credits)

Tuition/program

$26,250

Health Insurance/year

See policy
Technology Fee/semester $45

 

Master of Arts in Strategic Leadership (Online)

Credits

30

Tuition/credit

$875

Tuition/program

$26,250

Health Insurance/year

See policy
Technology Fee/semester $45

Doctor of Physical Therapy (Campus)

Credits

varies

Tuition/credit

$1,117

Tuition/semester

$10,053-$20,106

Tuition/program

varies

Health Insurance/year

See policy

Technology Fee/year

$650
Program Fee $660 (4th-6th year)

Master of Occupational Therapy (Campus)

Credits

varies

Tuition/credit

$1,142

Tuition/semester

$17,130-$20,556(9-18 credits)

Tuition/program

varies

Health Insurance/year

See policy

Technology Fee/year

$650
Program Fee $660 (4th-6th year)

Master of Physician Assistant Science (Campus)

Credits

varies

Tuition/credit

$1,142

Tuition/semester

$13,704-$20,556 (12-18 credits)

Tuition/program

varies

Health Insurance/year

See policy

Technology Fee/year

$650
Program Fee $1,015(4th year) $660 (5th year)

Master of Public Health (Online)

Credits

41

Tuition/credit

$650

Tuition/semester

$1,950-7,800 (3-12 credits)

Tuition/program

$27,300

Health Insurance/year

See policy
Technology Fee/semester $45

Master of Health Science (Online)

Credits

30

Tuition/credit

$675

Tuition/semester

$4,050 (6 credits)

Tuition/program

$20,250
Technology Fee/semester $45

Master of Medical Science (Online)

Credits

33 (20 transfer credits accepted)

Tuition/credit

$850

Tuition/semester

$2,550-$3,400(3-4 credits)

Tuition/program

$11,050
Technology Fee/semester $45

Master of Cancer Care (Campus)

Credits

46

Tuition/credit

$775

Tuition/semester

$2,325-$6,975 (3-9credits)

Tuition/program

$35,650
Health Insurance See policy
Technology Fee/semester $45

Master of Nursing Leadership/Education (Online)

Credits

33

Tuition/credit

$650

Tuition/semester

$1,950-$5,850

(3-9 credits)

Tuition/program

$21,450

Health Insurance/year

See policy
Technology Fee/semester $45

Master of Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner Track (Online)

Credits

48

Tuition/credit

$625

Tuition/program

$30,000

Health Insurance/year

See policy
Program Fee Approx $300/semester for clinical coursework
Technology Fee/semester $45

Master of Education (Online)

Credits

30-36

Tuition/credit

$735

Tuition/semester

$2,205-$6,615(3-9credits)

Tuition/program

$22,050-$26,460

Health Insurance/year

See policy
Technology Fee/semester $45

Master of Education Superintendent Certification (Online)

Credits

20

Tuition/credit

$735

Tuition/semester

$2,864 (4 credits)

Tuition/program

$14,700

Health Insurance/year

See policy
Technology Fee/semester $30

Program-Specific Fees

Application Fee
(MMS, MHS, MPH)

$55

Occupational Therapy Fee 4th-5th year per semester

$660

Physician Assistant Fee

4th year per semester

$1,045

Physician Assistant Fee

5th year per semester

$680

Physical Therapy Fee

4th-6th year per semester

$660

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Francis Worldwide School of Continuing Studies Tuition & Fees


The tuition rate for the 2022-23 academic year is $485 per credit hour for undergraduate programs offered through Francis Worldwide School of Continuing Studies.


Degree Programs 2022-23 Tuition

Lab, course, and contingent fees may apply.

Degree Type Credits Tuition Per Credit Tuition Per Program
            

Associate of Applied Science

                        
36 $485 $17,460 
Associate of  Science 60-63 $485 $29,100 - $30,555 
Bachelor of Science 128 $485 $62,080 
Degree Completion (B.S.) 30-38 $485 $14,550 - $18,430

 

Other Fees

Technology Fee/semester $30  

 

Certificates (post baccalaureate)

Certificate Type Credits Tuition Per Credit Tuition Per Program
Accounting 24 $485 $11,640 
Computer Systems Management 24 $485 $11,640 
Cybersecurity 19 $485 $9,215 
Cybersecurity Strategy 18 $485 $8,730 
Early Childhood Education 48 $735 $35,280 
Human Resource Management Practice 18 $875 $15,750
Management 24 $485 $11,640
Sports Management 18 $875 $15,750

 

Ed.D. Program 2022-23 Tuition

Additional Residency costs apply.

Degree Type Credits Tuition Per Semester Total Tuition
Executive Doctor of Education 51 $6,375 $51,000

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College in High School Tuition and Fees 


2022-23 Tuition/Fees

College in High School $58 per credit hour

Online courses for high school students


Career Development Series

$200 per credit

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Student Identity Verification for Online Learning 
Saint Francis University does not charge a fee for student identity verification for online learning. Any required travel to campus for student identity verification for online learning would be indicated prior to and during the registration process through publications such as course syllabi, the University's website, or the course catalog.