Office of Admissions | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Our mission as a Catholic and Franciscan university is to educate, to evangelize, and to send forth joyful disciples for lives of worldwide mission!

    At Franciscan University, you’ll find professors, spiritual mentors, and lifelong friends who will challenge and help you to grow mentally and spiritually. In the midst of our academically excellent and passionately Catholic community, you’ll discover who God made you to be and leave here prepared to flourish—professionally, spiritually, and personally.

    Some places to start:

    Read about The Franciscan Difference
    Find your passion among our 40-plus academic majors
    See yourself studying in Austria with 200 of your closest friends
    Find a Faith Household that will help you flourish
    Find out about the great work being done by our Institutes and Centers
    Learn more in our Great Books Honors Program
    Learn how our athletics programs will help you grow in virtue
    See how our Residence life will be your home away from home
  • Alumni Success Booklet

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    Find out how to get your maximum financial aid package to make a Franciscan education a reality.
    There's something about our campus that makes people want to stay. The natural beauty? All the smiling faces? The friars? Come and see for yourself!
    Find out what you need to know to apply for admission. Special considerations for transfers, homeschoolers, international, and others.
  • Student Blogs

    by jgonzalez
    Thinking on the little way recently, because of St. Therese’s feast day Oct 1st! St. Therese is so great- I think she’s a saint that is so reachable and relatable.
    by jmorrison
    What is pastoral counseling? In short, I don’t entirely know. In a way I know exactly what it is because of how pastoral counselors are currently practicing, even what it has been as I have studied the development of it.
    by aziarko
    Have you ever thought about using technology in your classroom, but was not quite sure how it would turn out? For many of our students technology, is a second nature.
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Academically Excellent Passionately Catholic

1235 University Boulevard

Steubenville, Ohio 43952

(740) 283-3771


Franciscan University of Steubenville is no ordinary university, and a Franciscan education is no ordinary education. Rather, it's an education as rigorous and demanding as it is faithful--an education that challenges you intellectually, forms you professionally, and feeds you spiritually.


You can help Franciscan lead the way in providing a faithfully Catholic education!