Franciscan University of Steubenville is a Catholic liberal arts institution committed to the education of the whole person within an environment of Christian faith. As an internationally known center for Catholic renewal, the enrollment includes students representing all 50 U.S. states and 9 foreign countries. This adds a diverse mixture of cultures and backgrounds to student life and provides a dynamic atmosphere for personal and spiritual growth.
Franciscan University operates on a semester-system academic calendar. In a 12-month year there are two semesters, each containing 15 weeks of class instruction plus examination periods. The fall semester begins in late August and ends in mid-December. The spring semester begins in early January and ends in early May. Summer classes are also available.
If, after reading through this page, you have additional questions about this application process, contact
Juliana DeLuca Daugherty
Director of Orientation and International Students
**Please Read This Entire Checklist Before Completing the Undergraduate Application Forms**
Please fill out all forms and submit them with all the necessary documents to this office by March 1 for admittance in the Fall semester and September 1 for admittance in the Spring semester. We cannot begin to process your application until we have received all of these forms.