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 four Masters Degree Programs in Accounting, Management, Creative Writing, and 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.
Career planning is an ongoing process that begins early in the St. Francis College experience, and the Career Center provides numerous resources and programs to help students explore, select, and pursue a meaningful career.
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International Student Programs and Services (ISPS) advises all international students with F-1 student visas on immigration, personal, social, and cultural matters while studying at St. Francis College.
ISPS advocates to the college community and helps to connect international students with resources around Brooklyn, New York City, and the greater metro area. In addition, we also help faculty and staff learn more about our international student population.
Our Residence Life program offers students exceptional living and learning experiences within a welcoming, safe, clean and well-maintained environment. We invite students from New York City, across the country, and around the globe to find their home with us.
Brooklyn Heights - the new 11-floor residence, is located within the beautiful and historic Brooklyn Heights neighborhood, across the street from the landmark Brooklyn Heights Promenade and within a short walk to Brooklyn Bridge Park, a world-class waterfront park full of amenities.
A Few of the Building Amenities:
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. We offer walk-ins for medical assessments and referrals at no cost to all St. Francis College students.
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.
Saint Francis University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
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