University of St. Francis (IL)

Category: Private offering Doctorate | State: IL

About University of St. Francis (IL)

University of St. Francis is a private, nonprofit Catholic institution offering bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. USF, based in Joliet, Ill., is moderately priced and enrolls approximately 4,200 students both on campus and online. USF students choose from 45 undergraduate programs, four degree-completion programs and 15 graduate programs. Programs are offered in arts and science, business, education, nursing, health care and social work. Graduation and retention rates for freshman and transfer students also are consistently higher than the national averages. USF has an Alumni base of over 48,000 students.

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Why you should attend?

The University of St. Francis offers high quality academic programs at the bachelor, master and doctoral level framed in a Franciscan tradition of providing service to others. Experiential learning is a component of everyone's education through either internships provided outside of the classroom, life experience and non-traditional assessment providing credit the student brings into the classroom recognizing that learning occurs outside of the university. USF has been declared a Military Friendy school the last nine years and was listed in U.S. News & World Report #28 "Best Regional Universities Midwest."


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A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

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