Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities

Key information

  • Universities affiliated

    No university is yet affiliated to this group.

    • The Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities (AFCU) is an association of 20 Franciscan colleges and universities and is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

      The group is varied, ranging from large and established universities, to junior colleges, to newer institutions. Most of the schools are located in what is now called the American Rust Belt, reflecting the activities of the Franciscan movement in the United States. Surprisingly, few Franciscan institutions are located in the Southwest, an area first settled by Franciscan missionaries.