A group of Franciscan Brothers first came to Brooklyn in 1858, opening St. Francis Academy several months later in 1859. It was the first private school in the diocese of Brooklyn. The school, which was opened to educate the boys of the diocese, started in a building on Baltic Street and grew quickly.
St. Francis College offers 72 major and minor fields of study, ranging from classic liberal arts to in-demand professional programs such as Nursing, Health Care Management, Education and many more. We also offer two Masters Degree Programs in Accounting and five-year combined Bachelor's and Master's Program in Psychology.
St. Francis College is committed to providing support to students to prepare them for today's competitive job market as well as tools to help them excel in their chosen fields.
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Residence Life and Housing at St. Francis College seeks to foster and promote a healthy and safe living environment to ensure the overall development and education of all students.It is an environment that celebrates diversity, fosters respect, and enforces policies to promote safety and participation in a wide variety of experiences and activities.
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Student Health Services offers students medical and psychological assistance, information on wellness, workshops, and resources to help students tackle the physical and emotional issues college students face.
Nestled in the heart of leafy Brooklyn Heights, St. Francis College offers students the opportunity to learn and grow in one of the safest and most vibrant neighborhoods in all of New York City.
With stunning views of Manhattan from the promenade, a short walk to the ever-growing Brooklyn Bridge Park, and some of Brooklyn's best cultural institutions, shopping and dining just steps from campus, St. Francis College provides students access to a world of possibilities both inside and outside the classroom.
As part of a diverse student body with interests ranging from dance to philosophy, there are countless ways to spark your interest and connect with other members of the St. Francis College community.