University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne

Private, Four-years School Located in Fort Wayne, IN

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How much is the USF tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, USF's tuition & fees is $35,420.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $50,840 when a student lives on-campus.

USF Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$35,420
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$11,220
On-campus Expenses$3,000
Off-campus Room & Board$10,720
Off-campus Expenses$3,000
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$37,573

How Much Does it Cost to Go to USF for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $156,516 at USF. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $221,396. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $128,931.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$36,845$51,824$30,057
Sophomore (2024-25)$38,328$54,105$31,462
Junior (2025-26)$39,870$56,488$32,935
Senior (2026-27)$41,474$58,979$34,477
4 Years Total$156,516$221,396$128,931
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$38,328$54,105$31,462
Sophomore (2025-26)$39,870$56,488$32,935
Junior (2026-27)$41,474$58,979$34,477
Senior (2027-28)$43,143$61,581$36,094
4 Years Total$162,814$231,153$134,968
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$39,870$56,488$32,935
Sophomore (2026-27)$41,474$58,979$34,477
Junior (2027-28)$43,143$61,581$36,094
Senior (2028-29)$44,878$64,300$37,788
4 Years Total$169,364$241,349$141,294
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$41,474$58,979$34,477
Sophomore (2027-28)$43,143$61,581$36,094
Junior (2028-29)$44,878$64,300$37,788
Senior (2029-30)$46,684$67,142$39,562
4 Years Total$176,179$252,002$147,922
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$43,143$61,581$36,094
Sophomore (2028-29)$44,878$64,300$37,788
Junior (2029-30)$46,684$67,142$39,562
Senior (2030-31)$48,562$70,111$41,422
4 Years Total$183,267$263,135$154,866

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, USF' tuition is higher than the average tuition of $20,875. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Indiana, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $22,132.
University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne$35,420
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,570
Public Schools$7,197$12,949
Private Schools$20,875
Indiana Four-years Colleges$20,114
Public Schools$6,757$15,202
Private Schools$22,132

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between USF and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
University of Saint Francis-Fort WayneFort Wayne, IN$35,420$20,646
University of CharlestonCharleston, WV$32,842$17,100
Chaminade University of HonoluluHonolulu, HI$29,970$26,040
Greenville UniversityGreenville, IL$30,598$8,784
Cambridge CollegeBoston, MA$18,072$19,035
St. Mary's UniversitySan Antonio, TX$36,242$21,006
Loyola University MarylandBaltimore, MD$55,480$19,440
Hampton UniversityHampton, VA$29,162$13,134
Carroll UniversityWaukesha, WI$37,230$14,454
Norwich UniversityNorthfield, VT$49,600$24,916
Endicott CollegeBeverly, MA$39,212$13,370

Financial Aid and COA

At University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne, 1,717 students (99%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $20,925.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at USF is $29,915 for students living on-campus and $29,415 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 445 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $24,860 and the average amount of student loans is $7,261.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$50,840
COA (off-campus)$50,340
Tuition & Fees$35,420
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$15,420
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$14,920
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$29,915
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$29,415
Average Financial Aid$20,925
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship1,71799%$20,925
Pell Grants76044%$4,541
Federal Student Loan1,09864%$6,611
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid44599%-
Grants or Scholarships44399%$24,860
Federal Grants44299%$3,552
Pell Grants19744%$4,717
Other Federal Grants44299%$1,450
State/Local Grants20746%$6,946
Institutional Grants44098%$18,193
Student Loan Aid26359%$7,261
Federal Student Loans25958%$4,934
Other Student Loans5412%$11,701

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

USF's acceptance rate is 99.40%. A total of 1,323 applicants applied to and 1,315 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 450 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 34.22%.
To apply to USF, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 4 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and Formal demonstration of competencies. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate99.40%98.78%99.76%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)34.22%32.85%35.02%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to USF. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,055 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 22.
Its SAT score is lower than the national average score of 1,174. The ACT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 25.
SAT Total1,0559601,150
National Average1,174
Indiana Average1,152
SAT EBRW530480580
SAT Math525480570
ACT Composite221924
National Average25
Indiana Average25
ACT Math211824
ACT English211823

Student Population

University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne has a total of 1,903 students including 1,576 undergraduate and 327 graduate students. By gender, there are 636 male students and 1,560 female students attending USF. The school offers online degree programs and 356 students enrolled online exclusively (18.71% of all students).
Total2,196 6361,560
Undergraduate1,726 5131,213
Graduate470 123347

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address2701 Spring St, Fort Wayne, IN
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered82 Programs
Online Program Offered14 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered14 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate98.01%
Student Population1,903
Graduation Rate55%
Retention Rate68%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate12 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties117 (Full-time), 184 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs278 (Full-time), 251 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$62,094
Average Staff Salary$53,365