St. Bonaventure University

St. Bonaventure, NY

St. Bonaventure University

St. Bonaventure, NY

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$36,515

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
618
25th
520
75th
29
25th
20
75th
28
25th
20
75th
29
25th
21
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undergraduateRatios

53%

male

47%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,300
Declined 714
Total Received 3,014
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Private

1,861

undergraduate students

935

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

St. Bonaventure University, founded in 1858, is a private, coeducational institution. Its 600-acre campus is located in Olean, 75 miles from Buffalo.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,796
Established in 1858
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

500-acre campus in Olean (population: 13,711), 75 miles from Buffalo. Major airport and train serve Buffalo; smaller airport serves Bradford (20 miles). School operates transportation to local community and other off-campus locations.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

St. Bonaventure University
3261 West State Road
St. Bonaventure, NY
14778

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
82%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
98%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
610
25th
510
75th
618
25th
520
75th
29
25th
20
75th
28
25th
20
75th
29
25th
21

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 15
Application deadline (final deadline) June 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Required of some

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,300
Declined 714
Total Received 3,014

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

70%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

96%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$20,660

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,450
Housing $7,490
Food $6,580
Additional fees $1,065
Books & supplies $800
Total $51,385
Average Financial Aid - $20,660
Total with Avg. Aid $30,725

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,177,560
State $2,462,587
Institutional $25,921,467
Other external $328,565
Total $31,890,179

Non-need-based

Federal $869,649
State $28,882
Institutional $8,007,156
Other external $956,045
Total $9,861,732

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 716 375-2528
F: 716 375-2087
finaid@sbu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Golf yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, bowling, field hockey, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, running, ski racing, soccer, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, bowling, field hockey, lacrosse, racquetball, rugby, running, ski racing, soccer, softball, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, golf, handball, indoor soccer, ultimate frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic 10 Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes yes
Biochemistry. yes
Bioinformatics. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Development. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance. yes yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminology. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Finance, General. yes
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
History, General. yes
Human Biology. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music History, Literature, and Theory. yes
Neuroscience. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. yes
Physics, Other. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Theology/Theological Studies. yes
Visual and Performing Arts, General. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Accounting
  3. Marketing

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,796

total students

76%

in-state

24%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

67%

1,861
students

Female
47%
872

Male
53%
989

33%

935
students

Female
61%
574

Male
39%
361

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

1,738
students

Female
47%
815

Male
53%
923

7%

123
students

Female
46%
57

Male
54%
66

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

9%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Argentina
Canada
England
Hong Kong
South Africa
Spain
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Special orientation

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