Distinguishable Values

You’re probably considering many colleges and universities. USF attracts bright students who have options and do their research. As you sort through your materials, we’d like you to consider USF’s Distinguishable Values and how they’ll benefit you for life.


With a 98% placement rate, our graduates achieve their professional goals. With the help of our faculty, alumni network and Career Services, our alumni locate positions related to their major or chosen field. If you’re looking for success and satisfaction, you’ve come to the right place.


With more than 100 organizations and activities on campus and a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, we are more than a university. We’re a family. At USF you’ll find the support and engagement you need to thrive. Read more about campus life and meet a few of our faculty.


USF cultivates a sense of purpose through the integration of faith and learning. We believe real leadership is about service, and we can help you discover your passion and use your gifts to meet the needs of His kingdom. Are you ready to make a lasting impact in the community, your profession and the world?


Whether it’s our engaging faculty or undergraduate research, we will stretch your intellect. We’ll also couple this strong academic background with hands-on practical experience through our internships, service-learning and part-time job opportunities.

Cost and Aid

Not only do we offer quality education, we also make it affordable. USF has one of the lowest cost-per-credit tuition rates in the Midwest. With an average first-time, full-time freshman financial aid package of $22,072, it is possible for USF to be more affordable than state schools.


USF is a Christian liberal arts institution. What are the Christian liberal arts? It is a broad interdisciplinary focus that not only does something for you professionally, but it also does something to you personally. It shapes and molds you into a mature Christian and servant leader. In short, it’s transformative. Ask our students, faculty, staff and alumni.