Our mission as a Catholic and Franciscan university is to educate, to evangelize, and to send forth joyful disciples for lives of worldwide mission.

At Franciscan University, you’ll find professors, spiritual mentors, and lifelong friends who will challenge and help you to grow mentally and spiritually. 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
Find your passion among our 40-plus academic majors
See yourself studying in Austria with 200 of your closest friends
Find a Faith Household that will help you flourish
Find out about the great work being done by our Institutes and Centers
Learn more in our Great Books Honors Program
Learn how our athletics programs will help you grow in virtue
See how our Residence life will be your home away from home

Learn More Find out how to get your maximum financial aid package to make a Franciscan education a reality.

Visit Campus form 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!

Learn More Find out what you need to know to apply for admission. Special considerations for transfers, homeschoolers, international, and others.

Franciscan University of Steubenville
1235 University BoulevardSteubenville, Ohio 43952
(740) 283-3771
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