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While some programs are facing low enrollment or department cutbacks, accounting programs are on the rise. Saint Francis University seeks to increase interest in the accounting profession through incentive financial aid.

Saint Francis University, Loretto, Pennsylvania will guarantee a minimum institutional financial package of $25,000 per year, renewable for up to 4 years for those who meet specific academic standards and enroll in either the Accounting or Accelerated Accounting/MBA programs.

To qualify, students must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.30 (89%) and 1060 SAT or a composite 21 ACT. Students applying as an optional test must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.50 (91%).

Moreover, the students must maintain all conditions associated with Saint Francis University scholarships to renew their scholarships each year.

According to Dr. John Miko, Associate Dean of Business, “We have one of the oldest and strongest accounting programs in the country. This new initiative will make it more affordable for future students to receive a high-level education in a growing and in-demand field.”

the accounting The program, hosted at Shields School of Business, has enjoyed a 100% graduate placement rate for the past five years.

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