USF Named in 2023 America’s Top Colleges List by Forbes

The University of St. Francis (USF) recently announced that it has been included in Forbes’ 2023 America’s Top Colleges listing. The listing, according to Forbes, showcases 500 of the finest U.S. colleges, ranked using data on student success, return on investment and alumni influence.

“USF continues to maintain its focus on offering a Catholic, comprehensive educational experience – rooted in the liberal arts and challenged by our Franciscan values and charism – to each and every student. This focus and commitment are as strong, alive and well today in our second century as a higher educational institution as ever before, which is demonstrated through national recognition such as this,” USF President Arvid C. Johnson, Ph.D., said.

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The University of St. Francis is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities across Illinois and the nation when it comes to quality education, affordability, and accessibility. To learn more about USF’s other recent rankings, please visit