St. Bonaventure University

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world rank  1757

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University Overview

Established in 1858, St. Bonaventure University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of St. Bonaventure (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New York. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, St. Bonaventure University (SBU) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. St. Bonaventure University (SBU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 162 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. SBU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym SBU
Founded 1858
Motto Becoming Extraordinary
Colours Brown and white

University Location

Address 3261 W. State Road
St. Bonaventure
14778 New York
United States
Tel +1 (716) 375 2000
Fax +1 (716) 375 2005

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Route 417, Box D
St. Bonaventure 14778-2284
(716) 375 2400
800 462 5050

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 200-299
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Franciscan - www.ofm.org

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, some graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to St. Bonaventure University's Library
St Bonaventure University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 305,269 physical volumes, 14,238 physical media and 64 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
St. Bonaventure University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,531 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Academy for Liberal Education (AALE)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities (AFCU)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure

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Online Courses

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