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  • 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
  • Alumni Success Booklet

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    Find out how to get your maximum financial aid package to make a Franciscan education a reality.
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    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!
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    Find out what you need to know to apply for admission. Special considerations for transfers, homeschoolers, international, and others.
  • Student Blogs

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    Regardless of whether they are Catholic, Pope Francis is someone who absolutely amazes Americans. He is puzzling, he is baffling. So when he came to America almost a year and a half ago for the first time as pope, twenty-four-hour news stations followed his every move.
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    I joined The Troubadour as a freshman during my first week at Franciscan University. I came in as a mass communications major with a concentration in journalism and had high hopes to become a mainstream newspaper journalist. It made sense to join the school paper. I had been a part of my school paper in high school and wrote a few articles so had some experience that would help me be successful, but my editors gave me the tools I needed to do well. Within my first year at Franciscan, I wrote over 40 articles on topics ranging from expansions on campus, student government, the March for Life, and more.
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    Because of the very broad core program at Franciscan, Franciscan students have the opportunity to take classes with a wide variety of professors from different departments. Within my first semester, I knew there was something very special about this group of people who have dedicated themselves to the education of their younger brothers and sisters in Christ. So what is it that makes them the best?
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