Universities in New York

St. Francis College of Brooklyn


University Information

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Founded: 1859
Undergraduate Students: 2 735
Campus Type: Urban
Institution Type: Private institution 
Website: www.sfc.edu 

About the University

St. Francis College has a proud heritage of preparing students to take their places as leaders in their fields and to become contributing members of society. With a mission founded on the ideals and teachings of St. Francis of Assisi, the College plays a vital role in the community and in the lives of its students and alumni.

SFC Forward is grounded by essential elements of, and faithfully adheres to, the College’s mission to: 

  • Provide academic excellence at an affordable price
  • Create a diverse learning environment that promotes the dignity of all members of the community
  • Prepare students for a globalized marketplace and society
  • Support a student body that engages in service-oriented leadership and that values social justice and responsibility
  • Graduate students who are technologically prepared
  • Foster a community guided by spiritual and moral values

St. Francis College is proud of its focus on academic quality, with 19 academic departments that offer 72 majors and minors, from traditional liberal arts to pre-professional disciplines including fast-growing fields like Health Care Management, Sports Management, and Information Technology.

Excerpt from St. Francis College’s website.

TOEFL: 80/120

IELTS: 6,5

Health insurance is required of all full-time degree, resident, and international students with F1 and J1 visas.  St. Francis College does not propose a specific plan for their visiting students.  Students should therefore look to find a plan that meets international J1 visa requirements.

Living on-campus:  On-campus housing is available on first-come first-served basis for undergraduate students. If you are considering living on campus in our newly renovated residence hall, please 

Cost: $15,000-$18,000 per year* 
*Students living in residence halls must also purchase a meal plan please visit the website for more information.

Off-campus Housing: Housing in New York city. area can take time to find.

You may also choose to live elsewhere in New York City and the surrounding area. Before searching for housing on your own, be sure to read the  put out by the  so that you know your rights as a renter. In addition, check out the off-campus housing resources below.

These guides from , and  may also help you on your off-campus housing journey in New York City.

These above mentioned resources (housing websites and guides) resources have no affiliation with St. Francis College. Therefore, we do not endorse any specific site nor do we vet any of the listings provided. When conducting your search, please be aware of scams, do not send money before viewing an apartment, and be careful about the information you provide.

The average budget per month is: $1,900 – $2,500

In order to be accepted, students must prove financial resources of $13,000.00 per semester.