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Fontbonne University

St. Louis, MO 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate85%
Acceptance Rate85%

About Fontbonne University

Fontbonne University Overview

Fontbonne University is a private, religious school in a suburban setting in St. Louis, Missouri. Fontbonne University was founded in 1917 and the school presently has around 1,112 students per year, including 816 undergrad students. Fontbonne University offers on-campus housing for up to 248 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Activities at Fontbonne University

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Fontbonne University's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Fontbonne University students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Fontbonne University does not have any fraternities or sororities, do it might be a good option if Greek life isn't a priority for you.

Planning to play sports? Fontbonne University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Fontbonne University on the Student Life page.

2022 Fontbonne University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
Tuition $28,276
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $26,877

Is Fontbonne University a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better sense of what Fontbonne University offers and if the school could be a good fit for you.

Fontbonne University Acceptance Rate 2022

Fontbonne University is moderately difficult to get into. Fontbonne University admitted 85% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 717 applications received in 2022, 612 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Fontbonne University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

About 78% of students who start at Fontbonne University come back for their second year of college. 66% of Fontbonne University undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Fontbonne University Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with Fontbonne University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Fontbonne University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Fontbonne University's endowment was valued at $15.3 million in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million. The school spends $8,926 for each full-time student enrolled.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Fontbonne University

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $26,877 a year.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Fontbonne University.

Based on this information, how does Fontbonne University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Fontbonne University a good school for you?

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Where is Fontbonne University Located?

Fontbonne University is located in the suburban setting of St. Louis, Missouri, less than an hour from St. Louis.

If you would like to see Fontbonne University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Highway 40 (Interstate 64) to St. Louis, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Lambert-St. Louis International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Fontbonne University and St. Louis are like without leaving home.

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College Info

6800 Wydown Boulevard St. Louis, MO 63105-3098

Campus Setting: Suburban

Fontbonne University Application Deadline

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Fontbonne University is like? There are approximately 1,112 students enrolled at Fontbonne University, including 816 undergraduate students and 296 graduate students. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 87% percent are from MO and 13% percent of students are from other states.


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