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.
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    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!
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    Find out what you need to know to apply for admission. Special considerations for transfers, homeschoolers, international, and others.
  • Student Blogs

    by Leah Witham
      I’ll admit it, I never really took the Lenten season all that seriously before being submerged in such a dynamically Catholic environment here at Franciscan. I vow to make this Lent meaningful, to walk step by step with Christ, …
    by Leah Witham
    Life as a Franciscan student is nothing less of an adventure. Especially with the excitement of beginning anew as a Freshman, it’s easy to get caught up in the rush of it all. It is in these places on campus …
    by M Durbin
    Have you ever found it hard to find the right words when someone shares news about misfortunes in their life? Whether it be a tragic health diagnosis, a death of a loved one, or maybe just a bad day—words can …
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Steubenville, Ohio 43952

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