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 Andrea Wallace
    As I look around each day, I see vastly that life is filled with paradox. The more connected we get through technology, the more isolated we feel. The more you fail at something, the more likely you are to (eventually) …
    by Jacob Francisco
    Here at Franciscan we have an intervention program for students caught drinking under age. The student is mandated to meet with a “Mentor” for four sessions. The mentor is a Counseling student such as myself, whose job is to assess …
    by Nayda Perez
    “From August 2002 to June 2003, I lived and walked among the faceless people of the streets. I say ‘faceless’ because when you are homeless, the rest of the world does its very best to look past you” (The Word …
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1235 University Boulevard

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!