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Franciscan University of Steubenville

Franciscan University of Steubenville is no ordinary university, and a Franciscan education is no ordinary education. Rather, it's an education as rigorous and demanding as it is faithful--an education that challenges you intellectually, forms you professionally, and feeds you spiritually.

Master's Programmes

Education & Training (2)
Medicine & Health (2)
Business & Management (1)



Franciscan University was born on December 10, 1946, a product of the optimism in the country that accompanied victory in World War II. Indeed, most members of the first class were veterans of the war and were making use of the GI Bill to pay for their education.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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ICT services

Information Technology Services coordinates all telecommunications, technological infrastructure, and campus computing services for students, faculty, and staff at the University family.

Medical services

Here at the Wellness Center: Health Service, located on the ground floor of Finnegan Fieldhouse, our door is wide open for you. Whether you have a serious health concern or simply a curious question, our staff encourages you to call or drop by to see us. Everything that’s important to you is important to our staff.

Student Life

Campus life

Living on campus at Franciscan allows you to immerse yourself in a unique, vibrant Catholic community like no other. You will be supported and challenge to strive for Christian maturity. Every aspect of our life together is guided by the Law of Love.

Student clubs

A vital part of any learning experience is the practical application of classroom theory. There are a wide variety of student-led clubs available at Franciscan University. Participating in a club can yield many tools beneficial to leadership development as well as professional and personal success.


Following an extensive preparation effort, Franciscan University of Steubenville has been formally reaffirmed as an institution of higher learning by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Steubenville, Ohio, United States

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