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One visit to our campus in the beautiful Southern Tier of New York state is all it takes to fall in love with St. Bonaventure University.

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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
St. Bonaventure to share progress, updated facilities during Aug. 19 Community Day Jul 30, 2021 | The public is invited to attend Community Day on Monday, Aug. 19, to learn about the university’s new facilities, academic programs and partnerships.
SBU student arrival information and fall expectations Jul 29, 2021 | Important reminders about tasks students need to complete before returning, and information about COVID protocols for vaccinated and unvaccinated students.
St. Bonaventure’s Franciscan Institute hosts hundreds at its summer 2021 programs Jul 23, 2021 | The Franciscan Institute at St. Bonaventure University welcomed more than 420 people at its courses, seminars and workshops this summer.
Dr. David Hilmey named acting provost, VP for Academic Affairs at St. Bonaventure Jul 23, 2021 | Dr. David Hilmey has been named acting provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at St. Bonaventure University.
Two St. Bonaventure graduates part of News21 team that earned prestigious RFK Journalism Award Jul 23, 2021 | Two recent graduates of St. Bonaventure University were part of the nationally acclaimed Carnegie-Knight News 21 Initiative that won a 2021 Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award.
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Visit us this summer!

  • Campus tours & informal chat sessions on select weekdays.
  • Small-group a.m. & p.m. info sessions and group campus tours on select Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. 
  • Or schedule a virtual visit with an Admissions representative.

  • Occupational Therapy Info Session

    Join us on Zoom to learn how SBU can prepare you for an exciting and gratifying career as an occupational therapist. Applicants for fall 2021 are now being accepted. The Zoom link will be sent to registrants.

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