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Fontbonne University
St. Louis, MO
Fontbonne, founded in 1923, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 13-acre campus is located in a residential area of St. Louis. Campus architecture includes buildings of Red Missouri granite, trimmed with Bedford stone.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,099
   Women 753 (68.5%)
   Men 346 (31.5%)
Graduate Students 614
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 97% of 494 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.43
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $39,443
  Tuition and Fees $24,610
  Room and Board $9,107
Average Percent of Need Met Not reported
Average Freshman Award $17,325
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 69
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 39% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 16% of classes
30-39 students: 1% of classes
St. Louis Population 318,172
Nearest Metropolitan Area St. Louis
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 56% of freshmen, 34% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot Griffin
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.6% Asian
16.6% Black/African-American
2.3% Hispanic/Latino
2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.9% White
1.2% Unknown
International Students 6.5% from 13 countries
First-Year Students Returning 79.3%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 37.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported