HEART meets mind

Shaped by its values of compassion, wisdom and integrity and lauded for its value and innovation — ranked No. 6 for value and No. 14 for innovation in the North by U.S. News & World Report — St. Bonaventure is a transformative community committed to academic excellence and civic engagement.

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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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From an Honors Program that rewards and challenges high-achieving students to early assurance programs that enable qualified students to secure a seat in graduate and preprofessional programs, we offer a host of special programs aimed at addressing specific needs and interests.

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Sports Journalism

Top industry professionals guide our master's in sports journalism.

ESPN's NBA Insider Adrian "Woj" Wojnarowski, '91 (right) and New York Post lead sports columnist Mike Vaccaro, '89, at Vaccaro's induction onto the Jandoli School's Wall of Distinguished Graduates.
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News & Events
Two SBU undergraduate students dive into research as part of Roswell Park summer research experience Sep 21, 2023 | Two St. Bonaventure University undergraduate students were recognized for their research and public speaking skills following a 10-week summer experience alongside biomedical researchers at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.
U.S. News gives St. Bonaventure high marks for value and innovation Sep 18, 2023 | In U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 college rankings released today, St. Bonaventure is ranked No. 6 — out of 167 institutions — on the list of Best Regional University Values in the North, an 11-state region from Maryland to Maine
Avalon String Quartet and Julia Bentley to open Friends of Good Music season at St. Bonaventure Sep 15, 2023 | Avalon String Quartet, with mezzo-soprano Julia Bentley, will open the 2023-2024 Friends of Good Music performance season at St. Bonaventure University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts with a performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22.
St. Bonaventure receives $286,000 grant to address mental health and substance abuse Sep 14, 2023 | St. Bonaventure has been awarded a three-year federal grant of more than $286,000 to help the university’s efforts to address mental health and substance abuse issues.
St. Bonaventure’s Student Occupational Therapy Association to hold second annual conference Sep 11, 2023 | The Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) at St. Bonaventure University will hold its second annual Living Lives of Purpose Conference from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in the university’s Dennis R. DePerro School of Health Professions, Francis Hall.
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    Our Fall Open House is the perfect opportunity for prospective students and their families to get the complete picture of what life is like as a Bonnie. You'll learn about our academic programs, financial aid, and the admissions process. You'll have the opportunity to talk with current students, tour campus, and enjoy lunch in our dining hall. Join us and discover the endless possibilities that await you at St. Bonaventure University.


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