St. Bonaventure University

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Estimated costs for the 2020-2021 academic year

The cost of college: tuition, fees and estimated costs for a full-time undergraduate student

Direct Costs  (costs billed by the University)

 $35,450 Tuition  
  $1,065  Fees
 $7,490  Room (Average)
 $6,130  Board (Estimate)
 $50,135  Total Direct Costs

Indirect Costs (other related expenses students will incur)

 $800  Books and Supplies
 $700   Personal Expenses
 $700  Transportation (variable)
 $2,200  Total Indirect Costs (estimate)

* A New Student Fee of approximately $465 is also charged to first time St. Bonaventure students.

Actual costs may vary based on residence hall accommodations, travel costs and personal expenses.  Increases in the tuition, fees and other expenses of a St. Bonaventure education in future years are anticipated.

For graduate tuition and fees, please click here.

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Key Facts


of our undergraduate degree recipients say they would choose SBU again. 


 are employed or doing graduate work within 6 months of graduation. 


student to faculty ratio


Our graduation rates are consistently 20% higher than the national average.