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Shaped by its values of compassion, wisdom and integrity and lauded for its value — ranked No. 5 for Value in the North for 2022 by U.S. News & World Report — St. Bonaventure is a transformative community committed to academic excellence and civic engagement.

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Plan your campus visit on any of three focused 'Discovery Days' experiences in Education, Communications and Health Professions.

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Whatever your interest — business, education, arts & sciences, communication or health professions — our five academic schools offer varied and relevant programs that prepare you for meaningful and fulfilling careers.

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Our School of Graduate Studies offers master's and certificate programs in education, business, communication, and health professions.

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Enjoy the convenience and flexibility of an accredited online curriculum rooted in intellectual, spiritual and personal growth. We offer seven 100% online graduate degree programs through St. Bonaventure Online.

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Sports Journalism

Pursue your passion in our new online sports journalism master's program, which is guided by an alumni advisory board composed of top sports journalists.

SBU Grad Adrian "Woj" Wojnarowski, '91
ESPN's Senior NBA Insider
Online M.A. in Sports Journalism
News & Events
Former Department of Defense official to discuss ‘Unpredictable Consequences of Violence’ in Afghanistan in Sept. 22 Zoom talk Sep 20, 2021 | The Center for Arab & Islamic Studies at St. Bonaventure University will host author, commentator and activist Matthew Hoh for a lecture on Afghanistan Sept. 22
SBU gears up for fun-filled Family Weekend Sep 17, 2021 | The Campus Activities Board and the Center for Activities, Recreation and Leadership at St. Bonaventure will host several days of family-friendly fun during Family Weekend 2021, slated for Friday, Sept. 24, through Sunday, Sept. 26.
Physical Activity Club to dive into Polar Spray to raise money for Special Olympics Sep 16, 2021 | St. Bonaventure University’s Physical Activity Club and Special Olympics are one again teaming up to kick off the university’s Family Weekend with a Polar Spray.
U.S. News gives St. Bonaventure University high marks for value and teaching excellence Sep 14, 2021 | In U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 college rankings released Monday, St. Bonaventure is ranked among the nation’s best college values. SBU ranks No. 5 on the list of Best Regional University Values in the North, an 11-state region from Maryland to Maine.
SBU’s Franciscan Institute appoints associate editor of Franciscan Studies Sep 13, 2021 | The Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure University has announced the appointment of Dr. Aaron Gies as associate editor of its academic journal, Franciscan Studies.
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  • Don't miss out on this year's Family Weekend fun

    We're planning a jam-packed two days of family-friendly activities — games, contests, sports events, entertainers and lots more — for when students and their families reunite on campus for this special yearly event.

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