Undergraduate Catalog: 2019-20

Home Schooled Students

  • Request an application for admission from the Office of Admissions.
  • Submit the completed application form to the Office of Admissions or apply online for free.
  • Provide a short essay telling why you wish to attend the University of Saint  Francis, specifically including the following:
    • What would make you a successful student at USF?
    • Why is USF a good fit for you?
    • Why have you chosen your intended major, and what do you know about the profession?
  • Request an official typed high school transcript (or equivalent) showing your grade point average and SAT or ACT results to be sent directly to the Office of Admissions.
  • Submit a list of extracurricular activities
  • Submit a bibliography of books you have read during your high school years.
  • Submit a reference completed by someone other than a family member.

There is no closing date for application, and notification of acceptance is made on a rolling basis. Preference in financial aid, housing and course selection may be given to those with early acceptance. Because certain competitive programs may fill, forming waitlists, early application is encouraged.