St. Bonaventure University is a special place that sits at the intersection of heart and mind. Earn a high-quality, values-based education that prepares you for career success and inspires in you a lifelong commitment to service and citizenship.

A Small School With a Big Heart, and a Personal Touch to All We Do

St. Bonaventure University offers all the opportunities of a large school, while maintaining the personal feel of a small college. No matter what your academic interest, the degree you seek, or whether you're a first-year student, transfer student or military veteran, you'll find a home at St. Bonaventure.

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St. Bonaventure University

9 out of 10

Number of graduates who say if they had it to do over they'd choose St. Bonaventure again.


Percentage of graduates working or in graduate school within six months of graduation.


How much higher Bonaventure's graduation rates are than the national average.

Two students walking by Devereux Hall on campus

A decision you can afford to make

Our goal is to make a private Catholic university education available to as many students as possible. We offer aid based on need and academic performance, and encourage all students to apply for financial aid.


Aerial view of campus

Visit Our Campus

Many of our students tell us Bonaventure became their top choice the first time they set foot on our beautiful campus.

1989 St. Bonaventure graduate Michael Vaccaro of the New York Post

Distinguished Graduates

We're proud of our more than 31,000 alumni, many of whom have distinguished themselves in leadership and service.

Students in a classroom at St. Bonaventure

Career Preparation

Our Career and Professional Readiness Center hones your skills and helps you set and achieve your career goals.


You've made the decision: SBU is the school for you

You likely still have a lot of questions. When and how do I make my confirmation deposit? When is Orientation, and how do I register for a session? Are there health-related and other forms I need to submit before arriving on campus? For answers to those questions and many more, visit our ADMITTED STUDENTS site.

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  • Personal Campus Tours

    Personal campus tours Monday - FridayExperience a modified campus tour and a brief follow-up with an Admissions Counselor. Please understand walk-in visitors cannot be accommodated - all students visiting campus must have an appointment at least 24 hours in advance and are limited to two guests (in addition to themselves).

  • Saturday Preview Days

    Looking to visit campus on a Saturday morning or afternoon? Reserve your spot to join us for a socially-distanced group information session and campus tour. Reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance and students are limited to two guests (in addition to themselves).

  • Virtual Group Information Session

    An admissions representative will guide you through a virtual campus tour, present information on academics, student life, admissions & financial aid and answer questions. These Group Information Sessions are perfect for students and parents at the beginning of their college search. So, join us from the comfort of your home and get ready to learn about a school we hope you'll love as much as we do!

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