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  • Franciscan Named a Top 50 "Best Value" by Kiplinger's Personal Finance

    This is the fourth straight year Franciscan has made the list.

    December 22, 2015

    STEUBENVILLE, OH—Franciscan University of Steubenville has been ranked by Kiplinger's Personal Finance as one of the top 50 best values in private universities.

    The report lists 100 universities from across the nation that meet Kiplinger's requirements for academic quality and affordable cost, placing Franciscan University in the company of institutions such as Harvard University, Princeton University, Yale University, Johns Hopkins University, and Duke University.

    Ranked 45th for 2016, Franciscan University has been named to Kiplinger's 100 best values in private universities list every year since 2012. The complete rankings include the top schools overall as well as the best values in public schools, private universities, and private liberal arts colleges.

    Franciscan University of Steubenville, located in southeastern Ohio, integrates strong academic programs and a lively faith environment, educating and forming men and women of hope to be a transforming presence in the Church and the world. Franciscan attracts nearly 2,500 students from all 50 states and 13 foreign countries with more than 40 undergraduate and 8 graduate programs, and a popular study abroad program in Austria.

    For more information about Franciscan University, visit or contact Admissions at 800-783-6220 or

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