Fontbonne University

St. Louis, MO

Fontbonne University, founded in 1923, is an independent, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 13-acre campus is located in a residential area of St. Louis.

Tuition & Fees

$27,260

$27,260

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
5%
24-29
20%
18-23
44%
12-17
31%
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
43%
12-17
35%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
59%
12-17
17%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 621
Declined + 168
Total Received 789
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Private (nonprofit)

868

undergraduate students

331

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Speech Language Pathology
  3. Special Education
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Codes

SAT 6216
ACT 2298

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School Facts

Fontbonne University, founded in 1923, is an independent, church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 13-acre campus is located in a residential area of St. Louis.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,199
Established in 1923
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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St. Louis, MO

13-acre, suburban campus in St. Louis (population: 302,838). Served by air, bus, and train.

Fontbonne University
6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
34%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
62%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
5%
24-29
20%
18-23
44%
12-17
31%
30-36
3%
24-29
19%
18-23
43%
12-17
35%
30-36
3%
24-29
21%
18-23
59%
12-17
17%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 1 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 621
Declined + 168
Total Received 789

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Recommendations

Considered

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jenny Chism
Interim Assistant Vice President of Admissions
P: 800 205-5862
F: 314 719-8021
fbyou@fontbonne.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 314 889-1414
financialaid@fontbonne.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Shawn McCaw
Director of Financial Aid
smccaw@fontbonne.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

bowling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, golf, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Maria Buckel (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
Mascot
Griffin
School colors
purple and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Advertising
Applied Behavioral Sciences
Applied Design
Art
Bioinformatics
Biology
Biotechnology
Business Administration
Communication Studies
Computer Science
Computer/Information Science
Cyber Security
Deaf Education
Dietetics
Early Childhood
Early Intervention in Deaf Education
Education
Elementary Education
English
Family/Consumer Sciences
Fashion Merchandising
Fine Arts
General Studies
Global Studies
Health Education/Promotion
History
Human Services
Instructional Design/Technology
Learning Technologies
Management
Management/Leadership
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Middle School Education
Nonprofit Management
Performance Arts
Psychology
Religious Studies
Social Sciences/Pre-law
Social Work
Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Speech/Language Pathology
Sports Management
Sports/Entertainment Management
Supply Chain Management
Teaching
Theatre
Theatre Education
University Major
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Speech Language Pathology
  3. Special Education

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Home Economics
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-law

1,199

total students

76%

in-state

24%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

868
students

Female
61%
530

Male
39%
338

28%

331
students

Female
75%
249

Male
25%
82

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

770
students

Female
61%
465

Male
39%
305

12%

98
students

Female
67%
65

Male
33%
33

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
18%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
64%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 12

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented China
India
Japan
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
The Democratic Republic Of Congo
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Host family program
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Claire Sheehan
International Affairs Counselor
314 889-4778
csheehan@fontbonne.edu

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