St. Bonaventure University

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General Information

Admission Office

Route 417

Box D

St. Bonaventure, NY 14778-2284

(716) 375-2400

(800) 462-5050

Fax: (716) 375-4005

Contact: James DiRisio

Director of Admissions
Main Address

Route 417

St. Bonaventure, NY 14778

(716) 375-2000

Total undergrads: 1,932

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 563

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,892

Graduate enrollment: 483


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: Free
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 91%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 80%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Bioinformatics B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Finance/Banking B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B

Communications & Journalism

Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B


Childhood studies B
Elementary Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
English Literature (British) B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
Latin B
Spanish B


History – General B


Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Gerontology B
Global Studies B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Theology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

St Bonaventure University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (716) 375-2000
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: 3261 W. State Road, Saint Bonaventure, NY 14778-9800
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,404
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 69%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,687 (70% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $35,431
Out-of-state Tuition: $35,431
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $25,532

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

St Bonaventure University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at St Bonaventure University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 4
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 42
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 21
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 21
Education 245
English Language and Literature/Letters 21
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4
Health Professions and Related Programs 1
History 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 3
Natural Resources and Conservation 1
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 111
Physical Sciences 2
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 3
Theology and Religious Vocations 1
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 34311

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at St Bonaventure University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $35,431
Out-of-state $35,431
Books and supplies $800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $13,860
Out-of-state $13,860

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 550 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 550 100% $25,532
Student loan aid 542 98% $8,301

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,742 96% $20,625
Federal student loans 1,457 80% $9,042

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for St Bonaventure University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled St Bonaventure University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,058 1,545 1,513
Percent admitted 100% 77% 73%
Percent admitted who enrolled 16% 18% 14%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

St Bonaventure University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,404
Undergraduate enrollment 1,826
Graduate enrollment 578

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

St Bonaventure University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Academy for Liberal Education
    • Liberal Education (LBRL) - Institutions of higher education and programs within institutions of higher education that offer liberal arts degree(s) at the baccalaureate level of documented equivalency
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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