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Study at Fontbonne University

Fontbonne University is located in Saint Louis, Missouri, United States. It was founded in the year 1923 and named after Mother St. John Fontbonne, who is known for the re-establishment of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph (CSJ) in 1808. The university offers degree programs in various Course Topics including business administration, elementary education, fine arts, accounting, and human services. Online programs are also available for outstation students.

The men's sports teams of the university compete in basketball, baseball, track and field, cross country, lacrosse, golf, soccer, tennis and volleyball. The women's teams also participate in a wide variety of sports such as bowling, basketball, field hockey, lacrosse, track and field, golf, softball, soccer, tennis and volleyball.

Profile of Fontbonne University

Fontbonne is in a large suburb, in Saint Louis, MO. The school has a Roman Catholic religious affiliation. Fontbonne is classified as a private, not-for-profit college. Students at the school earn degrees up to the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The most common major fields study at Fontbonne include art studies, fine arts, business and management, education and teaching, and construction trades.

Fontbonne Selectivity

The school does not admit all applicants. The middle range of verbal SAT scores in 2007 was 500 to 625 for students at Fontbonne. While math SAT scores among applicants varied, those accepted commonly had scores between 470 and 625.


Some professors at the school are awarded tenure, allowing the school to retain good faculty members.

Student Enrolment

Fontbonne, in 2007, had 2, 969 students (2, 388 full-time equivalent). Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at the school.

Student Life

Fontbonne makes available student meal plans. Athletic teams at the school belong to the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference for major sports.

Fontbonne Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management396business management, organizational behavior, human resources management, taxation, business and related services, merchandising and sales, accounting, sales
Education and Teaching184education, special ed, elementary school teaching, education of hearing impaired, computer teaching, family/home economics teaching, early childhood education, middle school teaching, . . .
Medical Support and Technology32speech pathology
Art Studies27art studies
Liberal Arts25general studies, English, history, Spanish language
Media24communication studies, advertising
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy21dietitian, sports and fitness management
Fine Arts19fine arts
Family and Social Work17human services
Construction Trades15apparel and textiles
Therapy and Counselling6psychology
Science6biology, biotechnology
Drama and Performing Arts4drama
Computer Science and Engineering2computer and info science
Religion and Philosophy1religion

Contact: Fontbonne

Fontbonne University

6800 Wydown Blvd

Saint Louis, MO 63105-3098

General Phone: (314) 862-3456


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