St Bonaventure University

Overview


Acceptance Rate
71%
Acceptance Rate by Gender
Percent of Applicants
SAT Score Range
930 - 1163
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
20 - 27
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Tuition & Fees
$33,331
Average Salary in 10 Years
$52,700

Note: 10 years after enrolling at St Bonaventure University

St Bonaventure University is located in Saint Bonaventure, New York. It is a small private not-for-profit school and offers both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has 1,622 undergraduate students enrolled and admission is somewhat selective as the acceptance rate is 70.5%.

Popular majors include Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Social Sciences, and Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies. 69% of students graduate and go on to earn an average starting salary of $37,700.

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About


🗺 3261 W. State Road
Saint Bonaventure, New York 14778
State New York
🌐www.sbu.edu

Test Score Range


What test scores do you need to get into St Bonaventure University?
SAT Score Range
930 - 1163
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 1600
ACT Score Range
20 - 27
25th to 75th percentiles
Out of 36
Median SAT Score
1047
Out of 1600
Median ACT Score
24
Out of 36
SAT Score Breakdown
SAT Total Score Ranges
SAT Critical Reading Score Ranges
SAT Math Score Ranges
SAT Writing Score Ranges
ACT Score Breakdown
ACT Total Score Ranges
ACT English Score Ranges
ACT Math Score Ranges
SAT Writing Score Ranges

SATs or the ACTs?


Should you take the SATs or the ACTs?
Students Submitting SATs
86%
Students Submitting ACTs
43%

A lot more students take the SATs than the ACTs.

Admissions


St Bonaventure University has around 2,986 applicants.

Of the students admitted, 21% decide to enroll at St Bonaventure University. This is the admissions yield. A higher admisssions yield means students want to attend the school. A lower one means that they decided to attend another school.

Out of the 2,986 applicants 48% are men and 52% are women. This means that for every 100 male applicants, there are 110 women, or for every 100 female applicants, there are 91 men.

St Bonaventure University's acceptance rate is 70.5%. The acceptance rate for men is 73.1% and the acceptance rate for women is 68.2%.

Applicants


Who applies to St Bonaventure University?
Number of Applicants
2,986
Number of Applicants per Spot
7
per spot
Male Applicants
48%
Female Applicants
52%

Acceptance Rate


Getting into St Bonaventure University
St Bonaventure University Acceptance Rate
70.5%
Getting in
Selective
Male Acceptance Rate
73.1%
Female Acceptance Rate
68.2%

School Popularity


Do Students Want to Go to St Bonaventure University?
St Bonaventure University Admissions Yield
21%
of accepted students choose to go to St Bonaventure University
Male Admissions Yield
22%
Female Admissions Yield
20%

Application


Admission Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Record Required
Complete High School Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Graduation Rate


Graduation Rate
69%
within 6 years
Men Graduation Rate
68%
Women Graduation Rate
69%
Undergrad Graduation Rate
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Cost


Can you afford to attend St Bonaventure University?
Average Cost After Financial Aid
$23,047
for one year

Source: Dept. of Education
Published Tuition & Fees
$33,331
Excludes housing

Source: Dept. of Education
Out-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$45,138
per year
In-of-State Cost: Tuition, Fees & Housing
$45,138
per year
How much debt will you graduate with?
Median Student Debt
$27,000

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
How much will you pay each month?
$287
Median debt expressed in 10-year monthly payments

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the median monthly payment a graduate of St Bonaventure University would expect to pay over 10 years.
Will you be able to pay off your debt?
71%
of students are able to pay down debt 3 years after graduation

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The 3-year repayment rate is the percentage of students who are able to repay some of their student debt.

Why does this matter? A high rate means that students are making enough money so that they can pay down their student debt. A low rate means that students are having trouble paying down their loans.

St Bonaventure University Financial Aid
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education
Students Receiving a Federal Student Loan
67%
of students

Source: Dept. of Education

To learn more and apply for financial aid at St Bonaventure University you can visit www.sbu.edu/admission-aid/freshman-admissions/scholarships-financial-aid.

St Bonaventure University Tuition and Room & Board
Out-of-State Tuition
Total Cost: $45,138
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
In-State Tuition
Total Cost: $45,138
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

Career & Salary


How much money will you make after graduating from St Bonaventure University?

St Bonaventure University students, on average, make $52,700 10-years after they start school (this is approximately 6 years after graduation).

Their salary grows by around 9% in the several years after graduation.

Average Earnings of Students from St Bonaventure University
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Data is for the number of years after you start at St Bonaventure University. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
How much will your income increase each year?
8.7%
in early to mid-career

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Based on average salary 6 years and 10 years after starting school at St Bonaventure University.
Median Earnings of Students from St Bonaventure University
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, U.S. Dept of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at St Bonaventure University.
Male Students: Average Earnings from St Bonaventure University
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at St Bonaventure University.
Female Students: Average Earnings from St Bonaventure University
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School)
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at St Bonaventure University.
Range of Salary Outcomes 10 Years After Starting at St Bonaventure University
Annual Salary (Years after Starting School) by Percentile
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Salary data is for the number of years after you start at St Bonaventure University.

Return on Education


What's the return on the cost of your education?

Is it worth your money to attend St Bonaventure University? There are many ways to estimate the financial return on your education.

We use the 10-year average earnings (the 10 years start when you enroll, so if you attend a 4-year college, this would be approximately 6 years after you graduate) and the all in one year cost of attending the school. The all in cost is the sum of tuition, fees, and on-campus housing.

By comparing the two, you can get a sense if what the average graduate in early to mid career makes at least covers your cost of attending one year of school.

A higher number is better.

10-Year Average Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.2x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at St Bonaventure University. Salary is for the number of years after you start at St Bonaventure University. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
10-Year Median Salary vs. 1-Year Full Cost of School
1.1x

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: This is the full-on cost of on year at St Bonaventure University. Salary is for the number of years after you start at St Bonaventure University. If this is a 4-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 6 years after graduation. If this is a 2-year college, then 10 years after entry would be 8 years after graduation.
Tuition vs. Earnings
Annual Costs and Earnings
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Note: Housing costs are for on-campus housing.

Teaching


Student-Faculty Ratio
12
students per faculty
Average Professional Salary
$70,546
for full-time professors
Salary Group: Medium-Low

Graduate School


Can you go to grad school at St Bonaventure University?
Yes
Highest degree: Master's degree

Students


Undergraduate Focus
78%
Undergrads
1,622
Total Students
2,084
undergrads and grad students
Part-Time Students
1%
Students over 25
2%
Student Median Household Income
$64,352
per year
(compared to U.S. median household income of $61,372 in 2017)

Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education, U.S. Census Bureau

Student Diversity


Who will be your classmates?
Women
48%
of undergraduates
Men
52%
of undergraduates
Are there more men or more women?
About the Same

St Bonaventure University around the same number of female and male undergrads.

This means that for every 100 women, there are 108 men. Or that for every 100 men, there are 92 women.

International Students
3%
of undergraduates
Undergraduate Student Diversity at St Bonaventure University
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
Student Age
Percent of Undergrads
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education
What do students at St Bonaventure University study?
St Bonaventure University Popular Majors
Percent of Students
Source: College Benchmark, Dept. of Education

The most popular majors at St Bonaventure University are:

  1. Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
  2. Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
  3. Biological and Biomedical Sciences
  4. Social Sciences
  5. Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Approximately 71% of students choose to study one of these majors.

Student Satisfaction


Will you be happy at St Bonaventure University?
Undergrad Full-Time Student Retention Rate
84%
Undergrad Part-Time Student Retention Rate
100%
Students Who Transfer Out of St Bonaventure University
31%

Student retention rate is an indicator of student satisfaction. Retention rate is the percentage of students who continue to study at the college the following year.

Higher retention rates mean students tend to stay at the college, while lower retention rates students are unsatisfied and leave.

St Bonaventure University has a retention rate of 84% for full-time undergrads, which is high.

Transfers


Undergraduate Transfers
61
4% of undergraduates
Transfer In Rate
Low

St Bonaventure University has around 61 students who transfer into the school each year. This is fairly low at approximately 4% of total undergraduates.

Higher transfer in rates mean that students see St Bonaventure University as better than the college they were previously enrolled in. Higher rates also mean that there will be more new faces on campus.

Politics in New York


Presidential Election Results of 2016
Democratic

Politically, New York tends to be More Democratic. In the 2016 Presidential election, 59% of the state voted for the Democratic party, 37% voted for the Republican party, and 2% voted for neither.

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Tuition, Fees & Housing
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Return on Education
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