2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$19,542

Net Price

68%

Admitted

38%

Enrolled

74%

Graduation Rate

16/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Franciscan University of Steubenville

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 3,415. In 2021, there were 105 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #2 in Ohio and ranks #172 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

105

Total Enrollment

3,415

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Ranking for Franciscan University of Steubenville

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#2

Ohio Rank

Combining ranking factors for 61 schools that offer psychology degrees in Ohio, Franciscan University of Steubenville ranks #2.

#172

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Franciscan University of Steubenville ranks #172.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Franciscan University of Steubenville offers General Psychology and Social Work at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Counseling and Applied Psychology and Counseling Psychology.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Counseling and Applied Psychology29
Counseling Psychology29
General Psychology32
Social Work15
Total Graduates4758
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 2,257 students applied to the Franciscan University of Steubenville. The university admitted 68% and 38% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Ohio universities is 7,886. On average, all Ohio institutions admit 73% and 21% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Franciscan University of Steubenville students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 82%. Compared to all Ohio four or more years colleges, the percentage is 68%.

The overall graduation rate for Franciscan University of Steubenville is 74%, compared to 50% for all Ohio universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 26%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare FUS to Ohio Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Franciscan University of Steubenville to the average of all Ohio four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

FUS

2,257

Applicants

68%

Percent Admitted

38%

Percent Enrolled

82%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

74%

Graduation Rate

OH Colleges

7,886

Applicants

73%

Percent Admitted

21%

Percent Enrolled

68%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

50%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 127 or 49% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 130 or 51% part-time faculty members employed at Franciscan University of Steubenville. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 127 or 49%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

FUS

16 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

49%

Percent Full-Time

51%

Percent Part-Time

49%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

OH Colleges

15 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

46%

Percent Full-Time

54%

Percent Part-Time

45%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Franciscan University of Steubenville the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $29,720, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,200.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $12,600 and the average cost for graduate fees is $288.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Franciscan University of Steubenville2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$9,240
On-Campus Living Expenses$1,870
Total Living Expenses$11,110
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$29,720
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,200
Total Undergraduate Expenses$42,030
In-State, Graduate Tuition$12,600
In-State, Graduate Fees$288
Total Graduate Expenses$12,888
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Franciscan University of Steubenville is $19,542. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Franciscan University of Steubenville to all Ohio universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

FUS

$42,030

Cost to Attend

$17,829

Average Financial Aid

98%

Percent Receiving Aid

$19,542

Net Price

OH Colleges

$33,864

Cost to Attend

$13,303

Average Financial Aid

92%

Percent Receiving Aid

$17,137

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 575 or 98%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 2,223 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $17,829.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid2,223$17,829
Pell Grants537$4,496
Federal Student Loans1,771$6,438
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Franciscan University of Steubenville to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

FUS

2,223

Grant or Scholarship Aid

49%

Grants or Scholarships

537

Number of Pell Grants

12%

Pell Grants

1,771

Federal Student Loans

39%

Federal Student Loans

OH Colleges

3,067

Grant or Scholarship Aid

51%

Grants or Scholarships

1,168

Number of Pell Grants

19%

Pell Grants

1,802

Federal Student Loans

30%

Federal Student Loans

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