Fontbonne UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Saint Louis, MO

This school is more affordable than other private schools

Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$27,260

Avg tuition

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About Fontbonne University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Fontbonne University is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Saint Louis, Missouri. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,199, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 79%. The university offers 40 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 54%, and a student-faculty ratio of 10:1. Tuition and fees for students are $27,260.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

79% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 990-1100

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-23

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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1k

Students Enrolled

58%

Online Student Enrollment

10:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

64%

Black

17%

Non-U.S. Citizen

6%

Unknown

5%

Hispanic

3%

Two or more races

3%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

65%

Socio-economic diversity

65% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

65%

State Grant Aid

63%

Institution Grant Aid

98%

Pell Grant

65%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,594
State Grant Aid $1,894
Institution Grant Aid $18,686
Pell Grant Aid $4,419

Financial Outlook

$36k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.