ic S/general/checkmark circled Thanks for subscribing! Be on the lookout for our next newsletter.
ic S/general/checkmark circled Saved to Favorites.
Colleges / St. Bonaventure University

Bonas Admissions

If you want to apply to Bonas, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is August 15 and the fee for the application is $0. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may be able eligible for an application fee waiver.

Students who submit their applications for Fall should receive an admissions decision no later than August 24.

How hard is it to get into Bonas?

Getting into Bonas is moderately difficult.

Bonas accepted 76% of all applicants in 2021, around 2,300 of the 3,015 students who applied.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Bonas, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT. Admissions to Higher Education Opportunity Program is program slightly difficult.

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

Thinking of applying early to Bonas?

Bonas does not offer early decision. Bonas does not offer early action

Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

Bonas accepts 76% of all applicants for all deadlines.

Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Bonas?

Students admitted to Bonas have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 47% submitted a class rank. At Bonas 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 44% were in the top 25% and 73% were in the top 50%.

Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. At St. Bonaventure University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges:

4.0 GPA (47%)

3.75 and 3.99 (22%)

3.50 and 3.74 (19%)

3.25 and 3.49 (16%)

3.00 and 3.24 (19%)

2.50 and 2.9 (5%)

2.00 and 2.49 (7%)

Bonas does consider standardized test scores when making admissions decisions.

Bonas has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2021, 87% of Bonas's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 28% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What's a good SAT score for Bonas?

To be competitive with other Bonas applicants, you should strive to earn between 1030 and 1210 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Bonas 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1210 and 25% of scored lower than 1030, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Bonas student is 1122.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Bonas students scored 610 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Bonas students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.

Want to increase your SAT Score?

Preparing for the SAT can help raise your score, but it doesn't have to take up a lot of time.

Learn how to increase your SAT score 200 points or more in just 10 minutes a day.

What's a good ACT Score for Bonas?

To be most competitive at Bonas, you should strive to earn between 21 and 29 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Bonas's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.

A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Bonas students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.

Want to bring up your ACT score?

Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

Transferring to St. Bonaventure University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Bonas.

For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is August 15. Applicants should hear back by August 24.

Transferring Credits Into Bonas

Bonas accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Bonas accepts the follow types of transfer credits: CLEP subject tests DSST/DANTES

Transfer students can enroll in Bonas for the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term

See what others say about Bonas in the College Confidential forums

Explore other colleges in New York or use the college admissions predictor to calculate your chances of getting into some of the top colleges and universities in the U.S.

Can I defer my admissions at Bonas? Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Bonas.

Does Bonas accept International Baccalaureate (IB)? Yes, Harvard does accept IB credits.

Bonas does accept International Baccalaureate credits.

Bonas Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective

76%

How hard is it to get into Bonas? Bonas is a somewhat selective institution. The Bonas acceptance rate is 76%. This means that the institution accepts 76 out of every 100 applicants.

--

51ADAC6F-FB50-4135-9BDD-40564E6412F7

Wondering what your chances are of getting into St. Bonaventure University?

Complete your profile to get your personalized, AI-calculated prediction score.

Calculate Chances

Bonas Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Bonas is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Bonas is Aug 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Bonas ACT Scores

ic_reflect

ACT Range

21 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

29 and Above

Good

21 to 29

Avg

21 and Less

Low

Stand out on your college application

  • • Qualify for scholarships
  • • Most students who retest improve their score
Sponsored by ACT
Take the Next ACT Test

ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Bonas is 25. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Bonas. Students with an ACT score that falls between 21 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Bonas SAT Scores

ic_reflect

Composite SAT Range

1030 - 1210

ic_reflect

Math SAT Range

520 - 610

ic_reflect

Reading SAT Range

510 - 610

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1210 and Above

Good

1030 to 1210

Avg

1030 and Less

Low

Boost your SAT score in just 10 minutes a day!

  • • No more cram sessions or flashcard memorization
  • • 10-minute gamified, bite-sized lessons
  • • Personalized plan to keep you on track
  • • Get results or your money back
Sponsored by CollegeGo
Try it Now

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Bonas students is 1122. Applicants with SAT scores of 1210 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Bonas, while applicants with SAT scores between 1030 to 1210 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1030 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Bonas.

Bonas GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.4

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Bonas, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.4. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,540

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$36,515

Out-of-State

$36,515

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
9331376C-347F-48E1-9EA3-63CB6BA2D682
Do You Work at a University?

Claim your page to customize your profile and connect with students!

Claim Free Account
F43DB07C-E631-43A5-9C99-000231808F35
Scholarship Tips

Want to find money for school that doesn’t need to be paid back? Access insights and advice on how to search and apply for scholarships!

Find Scholarships
ECE68226-946A-49FB-9EBE-25C918B98643
Need Advice or Have a Question About Bonas?

Connect with the world's largest college forum for candid, authentic discussion.

Join the Conversation