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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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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.
Online M.A. in Sports Journalism

News & Events
Ukrainian cybersecurity expert to talk Feb. 2 about hardships of Russian invasion ​ Jan 24, 2023 | A Ukrainian cybersecurity expert will speak to the St. Bonaventure University community about his experience fighting the cyberwar and the Ukrainian efforts against the Russian invasion.
Love of soccer leads Austria’s Chiara Gottinger to St. Bonaventure Jan 23, 2023 | A love of soccer and an aim of playing at the Division I level in the United States brought Chiara Gottinger to St. Bonaventure. The friends she’s made and the rural beauty of campus have kept her here.
Genre-bending trio Empire Wild will perform ‘No Place Like Home’ at St. Bonaventure’s Quick Center Jan 18, 2023 | Empire Wild, a trio that fuses the sounds of pop, folk, jazz and more, will perform its program “No Place Like Home” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at St. Bonaventure University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.
Two new exhibitions open Jan. 28 at St. Bonaventure University's Quick Center for the Arts Jan 18, 2023 | Two new spring semester exhibitions open Saturday, Jan. 28, at St. Bonaventure University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.
SBU community to celebrate Rathskeller Grand Opening Jan 18, 2023 | Faculty, staff and students are invited to check out the newly renovated Rathskeller during a Grand Opening celebration Friday, Jan. 20, from 4 p.m. to midnight.
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  • Attend a Preview Day

    Learn all there is to know about St. Bonaventure University through a presentation from one of our admissions counselors, followed by a campus tour. Morning and afternoon options are available. Our first Preview Day is Jan. 21. Additional dates include March 4 and April 15.

    Learn more on our Visit SBU webpage.

  • Homecoming 2023

    Mark your calendars and make plans to join us for the 48th annual Basketball Homecoming Weekend.

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  • Open house for high school juniors

    Learn more about our competitive academic portfolio, admissions application guidelines, scholarships and financial aid. You'll take a campus tour with a student ambassador, and have a complimentary lunch in our dining hall. While this event is targeted at high school juniors, students in any grade are most welcome.


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