ACADEMICS

All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle. — St. Francis


Arts & Sciences, Business, Communication, Education, Health Professions

Highly ranked academic programs taught by dedicated, friendly professors who love what they do

St. Bonaventure University

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Explore our academic programs with our program finder that lets you retrieve information on undergraduate majors and minors, graduate programs, as well as online offerings.

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Graduate Programs

Master's and certificate programs in business, communication, education, cybersecurity and health professions, including a number that are available 100% online.

Graduate Studies
Early Assurance Programs

High-achieving students have the opportunity to receive early acceptance to a graduate-level or professional program through one our early assurance programs.

Early Assurance
Schools at SBU

Top-ranked programs and highly-esteemed faculty present students with numerous choices when selecting a foundation for their personal and professional development.

Schools at SBU
Experiential Learning

Study abroad, internships, student teaching, service-learning opportunities. Discover why "learn while doing" is more than a just catchphrase at SBU.

Experiential Learning
Special Programs

Details on our Honors Program, Early Assurance Programs, Individualized Major Program, High School Dual Enrollment Programs, Higher Education Opportunity Program, and Army ROTC.

Special Programs
Core Curriculum

Our general education curriculum adds breadth to your education as it prepares you to be a thinking, moral individual in a global community.

Core Curriculum
Calendars & Resources

Career & Professional Readiness Center, Office of the Registrar, online course catalogs, academic calendar, tutoring & academic support, Technology Services, university bookstore and more.

Academic Resources
Outcomes

Six of our graduates have earned journalism's highest honor, the Pulitzer; 94% are employed or in grad school 6 months after graduation; 9 out of 10 say they would choose SBU again.

Outcomes


Alumni Voices

"My academic experience was shaped by the relationships I was able to build with my professors. I was given many opportunities for hands-on experience in my fields, even as early as my freshman year."

Michelle Onofrio
Class of 2020 Ideal Bonaventure Woman, double major in music & psychology
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News & Events
    Feb 23, 2024 | St. Bonaventure University is pleased to welcome alumna Lori V. Quigley, ’81, as the Spring 2024 Lenna Visiting Professor, March 11-22.

    Feb 23, 2024 | Dr. Pam Hart, CCC-SLP, director of the Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program, was invited to speak at the Alabama Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention, held Feb. 7-9 in Birmingham, Alabama.

    Feb 23, 2024 | Dr. Tyrone Bynoe, associate professor and director of the educational leadership programs leading to advanced supervisory licensure, has been accepted — in an invited and blind review — to present a paper on the “Historical Origins of School Finance Equalization” at the annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Curriculum History in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on April 10.

    Feb 23, 2024 | Dr. Connie Perkins, founding director of nursing, and Tom Buttafarro, director of the Office of Government & Community Relations at SBU, lobbied with Master's Entry to Practice nursing students at the Olean office of state Assemblyman Joseph M. Giglio on Feb. 16.

    Feb 23, 2024 | Dr. Connie Perkins, founding director of nursing, and Dr. Darla Kent, clinical assistant professor of occupational therapy, both national Mental Health First Aid trainers, presented a course to help OT and Master's Entry to Practice nursing students complete their MHFA certification.

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