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Fontbonne University
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  • 4 Year
  • SAINT LOUIS, MO

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade A
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade A

About

6800 WYDOWN BLVD
SAINT LOUIS, MO 63105
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
From Fontbonne University

Established in 1923 with a calling to “serve the dear neighbor,” Fontbonne fosters a welcoming and inclusive culture. While we are extremely proud of our Catholic heritage, we encourage the open exchange of ideas and embrace students and staff of all faiths—or none at all.

From fine arts to health sciences, cybersecurity to international business management, Fontbonne offers more than 100 areas of study to prepare you for an engaged and rewarding life, no matter how you’re called to serve.

Fontbonne has been named as a top regional university in the Midwest, as well as one of the best value schools in the Midwest, by U.S. News and World Report for 2022.

Pay us a visit and experience for yourself how Fontbonne empowers students of all backgrounds, interests, and aspirations to Soar Higher.

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Fontbonne University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
85%
SAT Range
990-1100
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$16,531 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,559 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
98%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
100%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 12 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 14 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 14 responses

Majors

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With accredited academic programs in liberal arts and sciences, fine arts, business and health sciences, Fontbonne offers 100+ areas of study. Named a top regional university as well as one of the best value schools in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report, Fontbonne’s 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio supports the discussion and personal attention needed to assist students in reaching their goals.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    74%
  • On Campus
    6%
  • Online
    20%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
728 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
88
Undergrads Over 25
18%
Pell Grant
61%
Varsity Athletes
30%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Average, ordinary.
    64%
  • Fun, exciting
    36%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
72%
Poll
67%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 15 responses
Poll
52%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 23 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 17 responses
  • Accepting of all
    24%
  • Caring
    24%
  • Family
    24%
  • Quiet
    12%
  • Catholic
    6%
  • Mediocre
    6%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
66%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
99%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 12 responses

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