USF Facts & Figures

Key Facts

  • Year Established: 1920
  • Type of school: university, private (nonprofit)
  • Programs: Four-year undergraduate, graduate school
  • Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic Church (Franciscan Order)
  • Campus enrollment: 3,764 students
  • Student:Faculty ratio: 12:1
  • Full-time faculty: 98
  • Average Freshman Graduation Rate (2003-2005): 61%
    (2005-2007) 58% National Average: 58%
  • Average Freshman Retention Rate (2008-2010): 79%
    (2010-2012): 79% National Average: 72%
  • Average Transfer Graduation Rate (2004-05 to 2006-07) 71%
  • Average Transfer Retention Rate
    (2009-2010 to 2011-12): 83%

 

Enrollment

On-Campus Enrollment: 1,642

  • Undergraduate full time: 1,364
  • Undergraduate part-time: 59
  • Graduate Students: 311

 

Off-Campus Enrollment: 2,122

  • Adult Undergraduate: 357
  • Graduate Students: 1,765

 

Total Enrollment: 3,764

 

Student Body

Traditional Undergraduate Students

  • Catholic: 55%
  • Male: 35% / Female: 65%
  • On campus residents: 26%

 

Campus Environment

  • Campus Size: 24 acres
  • City school is based in: Joliet, Illinois
  • Nearest Major City: Chicago – 35 miles