I am a philosophy major. My workspace, wherever it is this time (my favorite is a bench on campus on a cool day), generally resembles a nuclear test site. Papers are strewn about and books are piled up, as I feverishly flip through their pages. I pound away at my keyboard, devising arguments for and against contemporary and classical philosophers, perhaps carefully cutting-and-pasting symbols from the “symbolic logic” page on Wikipedia, in the name of aesthetics and professionalism.Details
You want a college where you can live out your faith—that’s a given. But you also want a place where you’ll gain the insight, skills, and experience necessary for succeeding in whatever career you choose. At Franciscan, your education isn’t just reading lists and grades on a transcript—it’s an experience that prepares you for a lifetime of success through hands-on research, mentorship, and internships. It’s not just a degree—it’s your future, lived.
Our students are nationally recognized politics writers, future Air Force officers, cancer-fighting research scientists, and fellows for organizations fighting for truth and beauty—all before ever earning their diplomas.