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Saint Bonaventure University

Also known as St. Bona/Bonas

3261 W. State Road, Saint Bonaventure, NY

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Saint Bonaventure University, a nonprofit private institution, offers a variety of degree programs, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Saint Bonaventure, NY, the campus offers a rural setting for students to study in. The school maintains a Roman Catholic affiliation, which is evident in the role it plays in program curriculums and daily life at the school. Saint Bonaventure University has a yearly student enrollment of over 2,500.

Students may select from many areas of study, including but not limited to:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Education
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Psychology

To be considered for admissions, students may be required to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then studied by the admissions committee. Most common exam scores among students admitted to this school are in the range of 20 to 26 on the ACT, or 1398 to 1745 on the SAT exam. Saint Bonaventure University admits roughly 80% of students applying annually. Of those applicants accepted, around 24% enrolled. More information from the admissions office can be found at sbu.edu.

The cost of undergraduate tuition is close to $31,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for any number of reasons, and therefore students should visit the school's tuition calculator to get a better idea of their costs. Student housing is available for students and costs about $5,600 annually. Students enrolled at this school may be eligible for aid which is generally scholarships, grants, and loans.

This school offers several athletic programs overseen by the NCAA. Athletic programs available may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AAA)
  • Golf (NCAA Division I-AAA)

Students may visit the Saint Bonaventure University website to get a complete list of areas of study, financial aid details, and more that is available at this school.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the candidates Saint Bonaventure University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Saint Bonaventure University is about 2,000. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 20% enrolling as graduate students and 84% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $30,000-$37,000 per year
  • Part time students pay in the range of $910 to $1,100 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid99%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships99%$20,669
Receiving Student Loans73%$8,934
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, Saint Bonaventure University may provide services to students like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

Saint Bonaventure University has an overall graduation rate which is close to 67%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years54%
Graduating in 5 Years12%
Graduating in 6 Years0.8%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2004)

Intercollegiate Athletics

St. Bona/Bonas is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AAA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Basketball (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by Saint Bonaventure University by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

History

Interdisciplinary Studies

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Saint Bonaventure University for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
65.99%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
99%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
11:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
2

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$18,322