About USF

The University of St. Francis, in Joliet, Ill., has 46,000 alumni throughout the country. USF serves 3,400 students nationwide, offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs in arts and sciences, business, education, nursing, 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 opportunities.
 

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