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: 11:1
  • Full-time faculty: 103
  • * Average Freshman Graduation Rate (2006-2008): 57%
    National Average: 59%
  • * Average Freshman Retention Rate (2010-2012): 79%
    National Average: 79%
  • ** Average Transfer Graduation Rate (2006-07 to 2008-09): 73%
  • ** Average Transfer Retention Rate (2010-11 to 2012-13): 84%
  • ** Average Graduate Graduation Rate (2006-07 to 2008-09): 77%
  • ** Average Graduate Retention Rate (2010-11 to 2012-13): 84%

* Freshman measured by fall cohorts (e.g., F06-F07-F08 for graduation & retention).
** Other groups measured by Academic year cohort (e.g., AY0607-AY0708-AY0809 for graduation & retention).

 

Enrollment

On-Campus Enrollment: 1,852

  • Undergraduate full time: 1,364
  • Undergraduate part-time: 58
  • Graduate Students: 430

 

Off-Campus Enrollment: 1.912

  • Adult Undergraduate: 358
  • Graduate Students: 1,554

 

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