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Admitted and Current Students

Welcome International Students!

Congratulations on your admission to Fontbonne University!

Now that you have been accepted to study at Fontbonne University, you will need to plan for your arrival to campus. Please review your acceptance packet information carefully, and review the information in our international admitted student section here on the website. This section includes valuable information and answers to common questions for admitted students, including academics, housing and support for your unique needs.

Immigration & Visas

Get details on how to prepare for your visa interview and to enter the USA.

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Global Griffin Experience

The Global Griffin Experience is a special orientation required for all new international students.

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Hear from Current Students

Let our international students tell you – in your own language – why you should attend Fontbonne!

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Other Important Information


Contact the Office of International Affairs for help with any of the following:

  • Orientation
  • Immigration issues
  • Admissions questions
  • Transfer student questions
  • Transferring credit to Fontbonne
  • Deposits and confirmations
  • International scholarship confirmations

Contact the Office of Student Affairs for help with any of the following:

  • Housing
  • Vaccinations and health services
  • Airport pick-up
  • On-campus activities and student life

Confirmation and Deposits

Confirm Your Attendance

Upon receipt of your official acceptance letter from the Office of International Affairs, you are requested to officially confirm, decline or defer your attendance. Please inform us as soon as possible so that we may plan for your arrival and orientation.

Send your attendance confirmation to: or call us at (+1) 314-889-4509.


The purpose of the tuition deposit is to confirm your place in the beginning term of your choice at Fontbonne. Once you have paid the tuition deposit, you are eligible to register for classes. Paying the tuition deposit promptly gives you priority for registration.

The amount required to confirm your enrollment is $100 and to confirm your desire to live in on-campus housing is $200. Of this amount, $100 is credited to your account in your first semester of enrollment and $200 serves as your residence hall security deposit. If you do not plan to live on-campus, you only need to submit the deposit of $100.

You can pay your enrollment deposit ONLINE now.

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