Fontbonne currently has 19,749 living alumni, 66 percent of which reside or work in the greater Saint Louis area. In 2019, Fontbonne graduates had an overall career outcome rate of 92 percent for bachelor’s degree earners and 93 percent for graduate degree earners. Explore Career Services for additional details.
We offer 16 NCAA Division III sports as part of the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC), as well as competitive dance, cheerleading, STUNT and Esports. Learn more about Griffin Athletics.
We have three residence halls on campus with traditional student rooms, suites, and apartment style living. Approximately 68 percent of first-time full-time freshmen live on campus. Explore residential life at Fontbonne.
The university currently offers 44 undergraduate majors and 34 minors as well as 10 undergraduate certificates. Graduates may choose from 19 majors and 8 certificate programs. Learn more about our academic programs.
Fontbonne’s 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio fosters ideal opportunities for discussion and the personal attention needed to assist students in reaching their goals.
Retention rate for first-time full-time freshmen is 78.3% and the current 6-year (150%) graduation rate is 66%. Full-time transfer students have a current retention of 81.6%. First-time graduate students have a retention rate of 89% and a 3-year (150%) graduation rate of 71%.
Fontbonne University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Learn more about individual program accreditation.
As of fall 2020, overall enrollment is approximately 1,100. Undergraduate student enrollment is 816, with 89 percent of those being full-time students. Our overall demographic breakdown includes 66 percent female and 34 percent male, 27 percent students of color, and 5 percent of students are non-U.S. residents. There are 24 countries represented throughout the student body.
First-time, first-year student enrollment is 174, and 98 percent full-time registered students. Of our first time, first-year students, 56 percent are female, 44 percent are male, and 34 percent are students of color.
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Fontbonne University offers academic assistance for students with disabilities. Fontbonne will attempt in every way possible to eliminate barriers for participation for students and other beneficiaries of our program. Fontbonne University uses a Request for Academic Accommodations form to identify and develop plans to assist individuals with a diagnosed disability (orthopedic impairment, learning disability, blindness, ADD, traumatic brain injury, and speech and hearing impairment). Learn more about academic assistance.