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Fontbonne University Overview

Fontbonne University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Saint Louis is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is Fontbonne University Known For?

252 Undergraduate Awards
$30,986 Avg Cost After Aid
92% Acceptance Rate
  • Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at Fontbonne University since the student to facuty ratio is 10 to 1.
  • The student loan default rate at Fontbonne University is 4%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Fontbonne University.
  • In 2017-2018, 38% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Fontbonne University?

Location of Fontbonne University

Contact details for Fontbonne University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 6800 Wydown Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63105-3098
Phone: 314-862-3456
Website: https://www.fontbonne.edu
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Fontbonne
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/FontbonneU

How Do I Get Into Fontbonne University?

You can apply to Fontbonne University online at: https://www.fontbonne.edu/admissions/undergraduate/applynow/

Admission Requirements for Fontbonne University

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Fontbonne University?

92% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
1% Submit SAT Scores
Fontbonne University has the high acceptance rate of 92%, which means it is fairly easy to gain admittance as long as you submit a complete application with requested materials.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 92%, and the acceptance rate for women is 93%.

Average Test Scores

About 1% of students accepted to Fontbonne University submitted their SAT scores.Fontbonne University received ACT scores from 83% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 20 and 27. Math scores were between 19 and 25. Composite scores were between 20 and 26.

ACT English Scores for Fontbonne University  ( 20 to 27 )
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ACT Math Scores for Fontbonne University  ( 19 to 25 )
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36
ACT Composite Scores for Fontbonne University  ( 20 to 26 )
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36

Can I Afford Fontbonne University?

$30,986 Net Price
69% Take Out Loans
4.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Fontbonne University is $30,986. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Fontbonne University, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $6,384 a year. That adds up to $25,536 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Fontbonne University is 4.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Fontbonne University Undergraduate Student Diversity

770 Full-Time Undergraduates
60% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 868 undergraduate students at Fontbonne University, with 770 being full-time and 98 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Fontbonne University

There are also 331 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 770 full-time undergraduates at Fontbonne University, 40% are male and 60% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Fontbonne University

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Fontbonne University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Fontbonne University Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 14
Black or African American 139
Hispanic or Latino 24
White 498
International Students 40
Other Races/Ethnicities 55

Geographic Diversity

Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Fontbonne University. At this time, 9 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 28 countries are represented at Fontbonne University. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, India, and China.

Online Learning at Fontbonne University

189 Took All Classes Online
753 Took At Least One Class Online
-8.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 753 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Fontbonne University has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 44th most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Fontbonne University

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Fontbonne University was -8.9%. This is the #2,562 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Fontbonne University regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Fontbonne University majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Education 7%
Instructional Media Design 50%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 28%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Fontbonne University ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Fontbonne University.

Major Growth Rate Rank
General Education #128
Teacher Education Subject Specific #229

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Fontbonne University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 29 0 43 72
Special Education 0 19 2 32 53
Communication Sciences 0 11 0 24 35
General Education 0 0 0 30 30
Accounting 0 9 0 13 22
Fine & Studio Arts 0 6 0 15 21
Dietetics & Clinical Nutrition Services 0 19 0 0 19
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 1 0 17 18
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 17 0 0 17
Computer Information Systems 0 13 0 3 16
Social Work 1 15 0 0 16
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 14 0 0 14
Human Resource Management 0 3 0 10 13
General Biology 0 12 0 0 12
Intelligence & Command Control Operations 0 11 0 0 11
General Psychology 0 11 0 0 11
Mathematics 0 9 0 0 9
Marketing 0 8 0 0 8
Health & Physical Education 0 8 0 0 8
Textile & Apparel Studies 0 7 0 0 7
Instructional Media Design 0 0 1 5 6
Drama & Theater Arts 0 2 0 2 4
Communication & Media Studies 0 3 0 0 3
Writing Studies 0 3 0 0 3
Religious Studies 0 3 0 0 3
Public Relations & Advertising 0 2 0 0 2
Literature 0 2 0 0 2
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 2 0 0 2
Health & Medical Administrative Services 0 2 0 0 2
Health Sciences & Services 0 2 0 0 2
History 0 2 0 0 2
Non-Professional General Legal Studies 0 2 0 0 2
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 1 0 0 1
Behavioral Science 0 1 0 0 1
International Studies 0 1 0 0 1
General Visual & Performing Arts 0 1 0 0 1
Educational Assessment 0 0 0 0 0
Human Development & Family Studies 0 0 0 0 0
Veterinary Biomedical & Clinical Services 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 1 251 3 194 449

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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