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Fontbonne University is a private institution that was founded in 1923. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,342, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 16 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Fontbonne University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (Midwest), 102. Its tuition and fees are $21,220 (2012-13).
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Fontbonne University is a vital institution where quality education and caring go hand-in-hand and where some 2,900 students are part of the "Fontbonne Family." We have a longstanding tradition of high quality academic programs offered in a values-based environment established by our founders and sponsors, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Our 35 majors, 18 minors and 15 master's degree programs span a wide range of offerings, from the nationally known Deaf Education major to top notch programs in Fine Arts, Education, Communication Disorders, Dietetics, Business, English and Communications, and more.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to Fontbonne University, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due May 1. The application fee at Fontbonne University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 62.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||62.9%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||May 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Fontbonne University is 11:1. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 69.8 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||16%|
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Fontbonne University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,342, with a gender distribution of 32.8 percent male students and 67.2 percent female students. Fontbonne University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Fontbonne University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring. Fontbonne University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Fontbonne University, 80 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Fontbonne University.
|Students who have cars on campus||80%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
Paying for School
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|Tuition and fees||$21,220 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$7,884 (2012-13)|
|Financial aid statistics||N/A|
* Overview details based on 2012 data