University of St Francis Graduate Schools

University of St Francis (referred to as St Francis) is a Private, 4 years school located in Joliet, IL. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at University of St Francis is $14,325 in average. The school has 1,883 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,297 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of St Francis (referred to as St Francis) is a Private, 4 years school located in Joliet, IL. It is classified as a Doctoral/Research University school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
The school is accredited by Higher Learning Commission (1/1/1938 - Current[Estimated Date]).
St Francis Directory Information
School NameUniversity of St Francis (St Francis)
Address500 N Wilcox St, Joliet, IL 60435-6188
Phone815-740-3400
Webhttps://www.stfrancis.edu
Online Applicationhttps://myusf.stfrancis.edu/portal/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.stfrancis.edu/admissions-aid/financial-aid-services
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees at University of St Francis is $14,325 in average. The school has 1,883 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 3,297 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 94 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Other). Among them, 29 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$14,325
Student Population1,883
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Other)
Number of Programs94 graduate programs
(29 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio13 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of St Francis is $14,325 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $775.
University of St Francis offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of St Francis offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)29 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of St Francis is $14,325. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.51% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$13,464$375
2019-2020$13,464$375
2020-2021$13,464$375
2021-2022$13,464$375
2022-2023$13,950$375
The graduate school tuition & fees of St Francis is inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in Illinois. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,518 and the Illinois graduate tuition is $18,843 (public) / $20,716 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of St Francis$14,325
All Graduate Schools$16,002$19,518
Public$11,454$20,592
Private$19,594
Illinois Graduate Schools$18,869$19,862
Public$11,983$18,843
Private$20,716
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $15,550 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of St Francis. On-campus living costs are increased by 9.24% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $11,320. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$9,544$3,000$7,200$4,120
2019-2020$10,010$3,000$7,200$4,120
2020-2021$10,210$3,000$7,200$4,120
2021-2022$10,210$3,000$7,200$4,120
2022-2023$11,430$3,000$7,200$4,120
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $775 at University of St Francis. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.61% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$748
2019-2020$748
2020-2021$748
2021-2022$748
2022-2023$775

Graduate Programs at St Francis

University of St Francis offers 39 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 543 students have completed their study at University of St Francis.
Offered Degrees at University of St Francis
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree1910441
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1136
Doctor's degree - professional practice110
Post Bachelor's Degree141342
Post Master's Degree4224
Total3927543
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of St Francis by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing program with 21 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Curriculum and Instruction program with 165 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Superintendency and Educational System Administration program with 36 completers.
University of St Francis offers 39 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 543 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 441 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 42 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 24 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (3 completers) 228 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction165$54,400
Educational Leadership and Administration33$56,400
Special Education and Teaching3-
Elementary Education and Teaching2-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching2-
Art Teacher Education0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education2-
Reading Teacher Education18-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education3-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 10 completers-
Social Work10$40,000
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (3 completers) 130 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management57$75,000
Physician Assistant33-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse30$98,700
Nursing Administration10-
Business [+] 73 completers-
Business Administration and Management47$64,600
Human Resources Development6-
Management Science20-
Total441
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 36 completers-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration36-
Total36
Doctorate (Other) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Nursing Practice0-
Total0
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance0-
Education [+] (3 completers) 7 completers-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)1-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)3-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] (1 completers) 0 completers-
Business Analytics0-
Human Services [+] 1 completers-
Social Work1-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 14 completers-
Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management14-
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse0-
Business [+] 20 completers-
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management2-
Accounting0-
Finance1-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration10-
Human Resources Development7-
Management Science0-
Total42
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Human Services [+] 0 completers-
Social Work (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 24 completers-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling1-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing2-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing21-
Total24

Graduate Student Population at St Francis

For the academic year 2021-2022, total 1,854 students enrolled into University of St Francis graduate schools where it has total 3,297 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 196 full-time and 1,658 part-time graduate students. By gender, 372 male and 1,482 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8543721,482
Full-time19661135
Part-tme1,6583111,347
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,317 White (71.04%), 149 Black/African American (8.04%), 271 Hispanic (14.62%), 65 Asian (3.51%), and 52 students with other races. 18 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8543721,482
American Indian/Native American000
Asian651253
Black/African American14933116
Hispanic27158213
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander202
White1,3172491,068
Two More22715
Un-Known1019
Non-resident Alien18126
University of St Francis offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,428 graduate students (77.02% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 157 graduate students (8.47% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,854
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,428
Enrolled Some Online Courses157
Not in Online Courses269
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of St Francis. 140 students are aged 20 to 24 (7.55% of total students), 236 students are aged above 50 (12.73%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of St Francis.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,8543721,482
Age 20-21431
Age 22-241363799
Age 25-2936264298
Age 30-3430577228
Age 35-3931378235
Age 40-4949882416
Age 50-6422831197
Over 64808

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