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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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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
Fr. Gregory Boyle, Jesuit priest and founder of Homeboy Industries, to speak at SBU Sept. 14 Aug 15, 2022 | Fr. Gregory Boyle, S.J., founder of the largest gang-intervention, rehabilitation, and reentry program in the world, will discuss the transformative work of Homeboy Industries in a September talk at St. Bonaventure University.
Jandoli Institute examines whether history can predict the future Aug 12, 2022 | A new Jandoli Institute research essay explores whether the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic will be similar to the Roaring Twenties that emerged after the 1918 influenza pandemic.
SBU seniors explore international journalism in Italian internship Aug 5, 2022 | Two rising senior journalism students at St. Bonaventure University have finished their fourth week interning at Positano News in Piano di Sorrento, Italy.
The Franciscan Institute attracts more than 600 people to its summer 2022 classes Aug 5, 2022 | As a new academic year at St. Bonaventure University approaches, the Franciscan Institute closes its summer season of Franciscan learning with a record number of participants in a variety of classes, seminars and workshops.
Alumnus visits SBU students at Oxford to share advice on resumes, networking Aug 3, 2022 | “I once sat exactly where you did,” Joshua Popsie, vice president of marketing at 1-800Accountant, told the St. Bonaventure University students assembled in the Trinity College Auditorium for a seminar preceding a weekly high table dinner.
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  • Get a tour and more during our SBU Preview Days

    Learn all there is to know about St. Bonaventure University from one of our admissions counselors and take a campus tour by signing up for one of our Preview Days. Morning and afternoon sessions are scheduled for Friday, Aug. 19 (focus on sciences),  Saturday, Nov. 19, and Saturday, Dec. 3

  • Twin Cities Alumni & Friends Gathering

    Join alumni & friends in the Twin Cities for a gathering at The Lexington, 1096 Grand Ave., St. Paul, MN, 55105. Michael Hickey, '84, St. Bonaventure Board of Trustees Chair, will provide a brief university update.

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