EIN 36-2170999

University of St Francis (USF)

IRS 501(c) type
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Serving 3,700 students nationwide, University of St Francis (USF) offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs in arts, sciences, business, education, nursing, health care.
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Program areas at USF

Instruction and financial aidthe catholic, franciscan University offers 53 baccalaureate programs, including 3 adult undergraduate majors, 18 master's level programs (onsite and online classes), 9 sub-baccalaureate certificate programs, 18 post-baccalaureate certificate programs, 5 post-masters certificate programs and 2 doctoral programs. In fiscal year 2023, the University served 1,417 undergraduate and 1,881 post-baccalaureate students. In addition, 98% of traditional undergraduate students and 100% of incoming freshmen received some form of financial aid.
Academic supportlibrary resources and services, academic resource center, institutional research, student computer labs, and academic technology, and deans of each of the University's four colleges are included in this category. The library's collection included 52,456 books and other paper documents, 5,142 volumes of serials, and 3,188 audiovisual materials. Consistent with the industry, the University's resources continue to move away from printed materials and toward electronic resources and subscriptions. The resources at the library assist students in all methods of research.
Student servicesstudent services include admissions, welcome center, financial aid administration, registrar, athletics, student engagement & leadership, orientation, graduation, career success center, health & wellness and personal counseling services, support for students with disabilities, institutional diversity, and University ministry. In fiscal year 2023, 436 student athletes participated in baseball, basketball, bowling, cheerleading, cross country, football, dance, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field, and volleyball.
Auxiliary enterprisesresidence education, student housing, food services, the bookstore, and conferencing services are included in auxiliary services. 316 students filled student housing to 70% capacity in 2023. The University is focused on safety, learning and community building among the students including a safety awareness week and a mental health awareness week within the first week of the semester. Food services are provided to students, faculty and staff 16 hours per day.

Who funds University of St Francis (USF)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Virginia J Saxon Scholarship FundScholarship$140,182
Robert and Patricia Wheeler Family FoundationEducation$110,000
Arthur J. Schmitt FoundationStudent Scholarships & Leadership Development$60,000
...and 16 more grants received

Personnel at USF

Julie GardVice President for Administrator and Finance$201,012
Terrance CottrellVice President for It and Planning$168,485
Kristin ShortVice President for University Advancement$141,364
Beth RothProvost and Vice President for Academic Affairs$167,426
Shannon BrownDean of Cobha$156,042
...and 6 more key personnel

Financials for USF

RevenuesFYE 05/2023
Total grants, contributions, etc.$7,777,842
Program services$62,315,306
Investment income and dividends$1,045,640
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$436,189
Net income from fundraising events$-130,488
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$270,783
Total revenues$71,715,272

Form 990s for USF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2023-052023-10-16990View PDF
2022-052022-10-10990View PDF
2021-052021-10-15990View PDF
2020-052021-02-19990View PDF
2019-052020-02-05990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s

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Data update history
February 3, 2024
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $10,000 from Koch Foundation
November 29, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2023
November 28, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 10 new personnel
November 27, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $20,000 from Charlotte and Norman Codo Charit Trust
November 26, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
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General information
500 Wilcox St
Joliet, IL 60435
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Will County, IL
Website URL
(800) 735-7500
Facebook page
Twitter profile
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
B43: University or Technological Institute
NAICS code, primary
611310: Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
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