St. Bonaventure University

Special Programs at St. Bonaventure


The university offers a range of special programs, many of which offer significant aid packages based on either need, academic achievement or service.


Honors Program


rachel-collins-for-page The SBU Honors Program is designed for the highest achieving students to provide a unique experience that enriches their undergraduate experience, both academically and in student life.

Our singular goal is to provide enhanced education to excellent students and help transform them into truly extraordinary scholars and people.

Those who fulfill all program requirements graduate with an honors degree.

 


Higher Education Opportunity Program


Two smiling HEOP students in front of Francis HallThe St. Bonaventure University Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program is a comprehensive program, sponsored jointly with the New York State Department of Education, to assist in providing access for all New Yorkers to the state's private colleges and universities.

This special program is designed for students who have the potential for and interest in furthering their education, but who have special academic and financial needs.


Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps


Three ROTC students at commissioning ceremoniesThe university's Army ROTC program has produced more than 700 lieutenants for America's Army.

ROTC is a college elective you may try out for up to two years with no military service obligation, and we offer one of the best leadership programs in America.

We remain an excellent choice for young men and women seeking to serve as military officers — prestigious professionals who lead the most respected institution in America.

 


Individualized Major Program


Smiling female studentOur Individualized Major Program offers self-motivated students the opportunity to explore their unique and varied interests by designing an individual program of study instead of pursuing a traditional departmental major.

The plan of study is either comprised of three academic minors, or individualized with courses chosen from across the university.

Throughout your self-designed academic journey, you will have a team of professors lending their support and guidance.


High School Dual Enrollment Programs


Two female students examining plants in a lab St. Bonaventure University offers dual enrollment programs in which high school students can earn college credits while completing their high school requirements.

It's an opportunity for high school students to not only gain knowledge and understanding in critical fields in the arts and sciences, but to get an early start in acquiring the credits required to earn a college degree.

Programs include: