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Franciscan University educates, evangelizes, and sends forth joyful disciples for lives of worldwide mission.

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Your Education

Education and Opportunity

  • Majors

    Our 10 most popular majors are: theology, business, nursing, catechetics, education, psychology, communication arts, biology, philosophy, English, and we offer more than 30 others!

  • Opportunities

    Our professors make it possible to conduct research with real-world implications and get published as an undergrad. Opportunities that are great for the resumé.

  • Core Curriculum

    Based on the Western intellectual tradition, our Franciscan heritage, and our Catholic mission, the core exposes our students to the fundamental knowledge they need.

  • Academic Institutes

    Our academic institutes and centers augment your education, opening up opportunities for internships, publishing, and other real-world experiences usually not available to undergrads at schools our size.

  • Professors

    Mission-driven professors are invested in your education and your personal development. A 14-1 student-faculty ratio means they'll know you by name.

  • Honors Program

    A Great Books Honors Program will put you in touch with the great thinkers who gave us the foundational works of Western civilization.

Majors

Our 10 most popular majors are theology, business, nursing, catechetics, education, psychology, communication arts, biology, philosophy, English, and we offer more than 30 others!

Opportunities

Our professors make it possible to conduct research with real-world implications and get published as an undergrad. Opportunities that are great for the resumé.

Core Curriculum

Based on the Western intellectual tradition, our Franciscan heritage, and our Catholic mission, the core exposes our students to the fundamental knowledge they need.

Academic Institutes

Our academic institutes and centers augment your education, opening up opportunities for internships, publishing, and other real-world experiences usually not available to undergrads at schools our size.

Professors

Mission-driven professors are invested in your education and your personal development. A 14-1 student-faculty ratio means they'll know you by name.

Honors Program

A Great Books Honors Program will put you in touch with the great thinkers who gave us the foundational works of Western civilization.

Your Adventure

Adventure and Growth

Austria

Go to Austria for a semester. Live in a restored 14th-century monastery in the Alps. Classes are in English, and you get 3-day weekends to travel. Recognized as one of the best study abroad opportunities available.

Missionary Outreach

Missionary Outreach takes you places you never thought you'd go. Learn to bring Christ to others, only to realize Christ has changed you in the experience.

Your Success

Success to Come

Ninety-five percent of bachelor's degree recipients were employed, in graduate school, or serving the Church within one year of degree completion.

Recent graduates have landed jobs with Unilever, Bayer, PricewaterhouseCoopers, GE, Northrup Grumman, the National Institutes of Health, PNC Bank, NASA, Sherwin Williams, and others.

Franciscan has sent more than 700 alums into the world who have become bishops, priests, and religious brothers and sisters, with more than 400 alums ordained to the priesthood.

Your Next Step

The Next Step