About USF

The University of St. Francis in Joliet, Ill., serves 3,400 students nationwide, offering undergraduate programs, degree-completion programs and graduate programs, including doctoral programs. Programs are offered in arts and science, business, education, nursing and health care and social work. Founded in 1920 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Mary Immaculate, the university’s mission is to develop students’ minds and spirits through service and leadership


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