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June 17, 2024

St. Francis College Among Recipients of Grant to Increase Diversity in STEM Fields

SFC is one of seven Catholic institutions in New York State that were recently awarded a five-year $3.5 million grant by the National Science Foundation’s Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) program.
A New Chapter in Our 162+ Year History

SFC 170 A Five-Year Strategic Path Forward

Academic Excellence

Our academic programs are student-customized in an environment that connects, coordinates and electrifies our entire community.

Student Development

Our students participate in an exceptional environment that promotes education, career exploration and opportunity, socialization, and recreation.

Community and Mission

Our mission has prevailed with a timeless message of inclusion, belonging, service, personal sacrifice, ethical leadership, faith and academic excellence.

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Featured Degree Programs

Sociology and Criminal Justice

The program provides a foundation for students to pursue their careers.


An Economics degree allows students to pursue a variety of career options.

Political Science

The study of Political Science teaches you what it means to be a leader.


A major in psychology is a stepping stone for life.

Chemistry & Physics

Close faculty-student mentoring coupled with undergraduate research.


A Biology degree prepares you for a career filled with exciting opportunities.


Our program emphasizes critical thinking, cultural knowledge, and communication.

Health Sciences & Leadership

Pre-professional preparation in the field of health and wellness education.

Communication Arts

Small class sizes, the freedom and flexibility to pursue your creative pursuits.

Interdisciplinary Studies & Arts

The major is designed for students interested in a variety of disciplines.

Literature, Writing & Publishing

Find yourself. Find your voice.


Our professors have decades of experience as teachers and administrators.
Student Spotlight

You belong here

For more than 164 years, St. Francis College has been driven by dreams — powered by big ideas, bold ambitions and the courage to bring them to life.

Welcome to 179 Livingston

Learn about our new campus
As the foundation of SFC Forward, St. Francis College’s bold new chapter to provide access to a transformative, real-world education for future generations of Terriers, we are proud to invite you to our new campus.


St. Francis College earns top spots on U.S. News & World Report's annual college rankings.

Facts & Figures

Students Receive Financial Aid
Whether Scholarships, Grants, Work-Study or Loans, Most SFC Students Receive State, Federal and Institutional Aid.
Average Cost After Scholarships & Aid
SFC is proud to offer one of the most affordable private college tuitions in NYC. On average, SFC students pay $10,000 less than other NYC private colleges.
Annual Institutional Aid
Every year, SFC awards over $22 million in merit and need-based scholarships.
International Students from 81 Countries
Students have come from all parts of the world to study at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, one of New York City's most diverse boroughs.
Hispanic Students Enrolled
The Department of Education recognized SFC as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) for the first time in 2021.
Women Enrolled
Women represent the majority of the St. Francis College student body – 62% as of fall 2020. This is a testament to the extraordinary path they have forged over the past 50-plus years.
Degree Programs & Counting
Choose from classic liberal arts to in-demand professional programs such as Nursing, Health Care Management, Education and many more.
Student to Faculty Ratio
With small classes, a low student-to-teacher ratio, and a Franciscan commitment to honoring the spirit of every individual, this is a place where you’ll belong.
Transformative Faculty
Our professors are experienced practitioners, engaged scholars, and accomplished artists and researchers. And—crucially—they’re dedicated to your success.

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