Office of Admissions | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • Where are you going?

    Who do you want to be?

    How do you want to serve?

    Those are real questions, with real answers—answers that will shape your future and the future of the world in which you live.

    At Franciscan University, you’ll find professors, spiritual mentors, and lifelong friends who understand the importance of those questions and will help you discover the answers for which you’re searching. 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
    Look through our 40-plus academic majors
    Find out about the great work being done by our Institutes and Centers
    Learn more in our Great Books Honors Program
    See yourself studying in Austria with 200 of your closest friends
    Find a Faith Household that will help you flourish
    Learn how our athletics programs will help you grow in virtue
    See how our Residence life will be your home away from home
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    Find out how to get your maximum financial aid package to make a Franciscan education a reality.
    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!
    Meet future classmates, meet professors, see our beautiful campus, experience a glimpse into what your life would be like at Franciscan University.
  • Student Blogs

    by Caitlin Dudenhoefer
    As a Counseling Graduate Student here at Franciscan University, learning how to incorporate our Catholic faith into our counseling is a key part of our education. This semester, I have had the opportunity to reflect on the specialty of pastoral …
    by Perez
    What is pastoral Counseling? My first thought when I hear those words is an office inside the parish of my Catholic Church. Even though I have not experienced pastoral counseling in that setting, the stories of other parishioners begin to …
    by Matt Escano
    Pastoral counseling had been a part of my life since I was a child, and was integral to forming my identity and understanding of a catholic sense of community. I considered myself to have a unique upbringing; as an only …
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Academically Excellent Passionately Catholic

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Steubenville, Ohio 43952

(740) 283-3771


Franciscan University of Steubenville is no ordinary university, and a Franciscan education is no ordinary education. Rather, it's an education as rigorous and demanding as it is faithful--an education that challenges you intellectually, forms you professionally, and feeds you spiritually.


You can help Franciscan lead the way in providing a faithfully Catholic education!