Fontbonne University

Fontbonne University Ranking

country rank: 1285
world rank: 3840

University Overview

Fontbonne University ranking, founded in 1923, is a non-profit private higher education university situated in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri (population range of 250,000-499,999). Fontbonne University is a relatively tiny (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education school legally linked with the Christian-Catholic Church. It is officially recognized by the Higher Learning Commission. Fontbonne University provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, and master degrees. For further information, see Fontbonne University ranking, the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 97-year-old American higher-education school has a stringent admissions criteria based on entrance exams and candidates’ previous academic records and ratings. This US higher education school has an acceptance rate of 80-90 percent, making it a least selective university. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. University also offers a library, accommodation, sports facilities, financial assistance and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, as well as administrative services to students.

Fontbonne University Ranking

University Identity

Name Fontbonne University
Founded 1923
Motto Virtus et Scienta Virtue and Knowledge
Colours Purple, gold and white

University Location

Address 6800 Wydown Boulevard St. Louis 63105-3098 Missouri United States
Tel +1 (314) 862 3456
Fax +1 (314) 889 1451

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)
over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 12,500-15,000 US$ (9,200-11,000 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 6800 Wydown Boulevard St. Louis 63105 (314) 889 1400

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet - www.csjsl.org

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Facilities and Services

Library Yes Fontbonne University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 63,167 physical volumes, 3,332 physical media, 59,286 digital/electronic medium and 35 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes Fontbonne University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 265 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

International Federation of Catholic Universities (IFCU) Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) National Athletic Association (NAA) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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