International First Year Students are welcome to apply to Saint Francis University for the Fall or Spring semesters. Saint Francis University operates under a rolling admissions policy with the exception of the Physician Assistant majors who have an Priority Application Date of November 15th and Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy majors who have an Priority Application Date of January 15th.
Please review the following links for information on how to enroll at Saint Francis University as an International student.
This may be submitted with your official high school transcripts submitted via:Email: Admissions@francis.eduFaxed: 814-472-3335Mailed: Saint Francis University Office of Admissions PO Box 600Loretto, PA 15940
Additional information required of International Transfer Students:
Any applicant, who does not meet the English proficiency requirement, but, has a strong academic record, may be admitted to the University and will enroll in the University’s Intensive English Program, for appropriate course work, until suitable English proficiency is
acquired. Students seeking conditional admission to the University’s
Intensive English Program are not required to submit the Personal Statement in English. You may insert this phrase in the application essay instead of writing your own essay: “I am applying for conditional admission to SFU and want to attend the Intensive English Program.”
Saint Francis University has generous assistance available to international students. All international applicants will be considered for merit scholarships ranging from $3,000 to $10,000.International students may also be eligible for institutional need base grants. To be
considered for any institutional grants, all applicants must submit both the International Financial Aid application and affidavit of financial support.
To receive an I-20, a student must complete the steps listed below. Once all information is received, Saint Francis University will issue the I-20.
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