St Bonaventure University

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$34,366
3.09% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$23,445
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.73%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
75%
3,058 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
2,404
78.5% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
68.5%
332 Graduates

About

St Bonaventure University is a higher education institution located in Cattaraugus County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at St Bonaventure University were Accounting (43 degrees awarded), General Finance (43 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (35 degrees).

In 2019, 650 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at St Bonaventure University. 55.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (498 degrees), 10.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (46 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at St Bonaventure University is $34,366, which is $12,340 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at St Bonaventure University is $34,366, which is $12,340 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,445.

In 2019, 96% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 80% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$34,366
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at St Bonaventure University was $34,366. The cost of tuition at St Bonaventure University is $12,340 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$23,445
2019 Value
8.48%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 St Bonaventure University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,445. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of St Bonaventure University grew by 8.48%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,605
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at St Bonaventure University was of $12,605 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 6.76% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
80%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

96% of undergraduate students at St Bonaventure University received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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4.73%
2017 Default Rate
25
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at St Bonaventure University was 4.73%, which represents 25 out of the 528 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

St Bonaventure University received 3,058 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 3.32% annual decline. Out of those 3,058 applicants, 2,294 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75% acceptance rate.

There were 2,404 students enrolled at St Bonaventure University in 2019, and 89% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

St Bonaventure University has an overall enrollment yield of 21.4%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,294
Accepted Out of 3,058

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of St Bonaventure University was 75% (2,294 admissions from 3,058 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 72.8%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -3.32%, while admissions declined by -0.434%.

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SAT Scores

89%
Submission Percentage
440
Scores Submitted

89% of enrolled first-time students at St Bonaventure University in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

St Bonaventure University has a total enrollment of 2,404 students. The full-time enrollment at St Bonaventure University is 1,888 students and the part-time enrollment is 516. This means that 78.5% of students enrolled at St Bonaventure University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at St Bonaventure University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.9% White, 6.45% Hispanic or Latino, 5.99% Black or African American, 3.2% Asian, 2.2% Two or More Races, 0.582% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.125% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at St Bonaventure University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (38.5%), followed by White Female (35.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (3.9%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (54.5%), followed by White Male (28.1%) and Black or African American Female (3.31%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

78.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at St Bonaventure University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,404 students. The full-time enrollment at St Bonaventure University is 1,888 and the part-time enrollment is 516. This means that 78.5% of students enrolled at St Bonaventure University are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at St Bonaventure University was 84%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), St Bonaventure University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,800
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    155
  3. Black or African American
    144

The enrolled student population at St Bonaventure University is 74.9% White, 6.45% Hispanic or Latino, 5.99% Black or African American, 3.2% Asian, 2.2% Two or More Races, 0.582% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.125% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 90 students (3.74%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 70 more women than men received degrees from St Bonaventure University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at St Bonaventure University is white (498 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (46 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at St Bonaventure University is Accounting (43 degrees awarded), followed by General Finance (43 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (35 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at St Bonaventure University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Communications (91 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), and Education (112 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Bonaventure University are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,676,624 people), Accountants & auditors (1,024,365 people), Other managers (884,089 people), Secondary school teachers (619,700 people), and Financial managers (532,174 people).

The most specialized majors at St Bonaventure University are Communications (91 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), Education (112 degrees), Business (272 degrees), and History (7 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Bonaventure University are Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Actuaries

The most specialized majors at St Bonaventure University are Communications (91 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), Education (112 degrees), Business (272 degrees), and History (7 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Bonaventure University are Elementary & secondary schools (3,340,332 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (689,832 people), Computer Systems Design (593,755 people), Banking & related activities (541,894 people), and Insurance carriers (491,162 people).

The most specialized majors at St Bonaventure University are Communications (91 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (28 degrees), Education (112 degrees), Business (272 degrees), and History (7 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by St Bonaventure University.
Most Common
  1. 43 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 43 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 35 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at St Bonaventure University was Accounting with 43 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

290
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
360
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 290 degrees were awarded to men at St Bonaventure University, which is 0.806 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (360).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 63 degrees were awarded to men at St Bonaventure University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.13 times more than the 56 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 56 degrees were awarded to women at St Bonaventure University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.889 times less than the 63 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

59%
100% Completion Time
69%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 59% of students graduating from St Bonaventure University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 69% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 69% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at St Bonaventure University is Male and Two or More Races (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.12% of graduates (17 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    498 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    46 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    28 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at St Bonaventure University is white (498 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (46 degrees).

7.08% of degree recipients (46 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    277 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    221 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    16 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at St Bonaventure University is white female (277 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (221 degrees).

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Operations

St Bonaventure University has an endowment valued at nearly $71.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $1.22M (1.7%), compared to the 4.44% average return ($1.71M on $38.5M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2019, St Bonaventure University had a total salary expenditure of $57.6M. St Bonaventure University employs 48 Assistant professors, 33 Professors, and 33 Associate professors. Most academics at St Bonaventure University are Female Assistant professors (29), Male Professors(25), and Male Associate professors (22).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Bonaventure University are: Management, with 60 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 60 employees, and Service with 56 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$71.7M
2019 Endowment
1.02%
decline from 2018

St Bonaventure University has an endowment valued at about $71.7M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of St Bonaventure University declined 1.02% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $33.2M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $243k - Federal
  2. $551k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, St Bonaventure University received $243k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $551k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$26.5M
2019 Salaries
6.21%
growth from 2018

In 2019, St Bonaventure University paid a median of $26.5M in salaries, which represents 46% of their overall expenditure ($57.6M) and a 6.21% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 10.2% growth from 2017 and a 5.37% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.1M (40.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$9.51M
Instructional Salaries
146
Number of Employees

In 2019, St Bonaventure University paid a total of $9.51M to 146 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.2M (32.7%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
48 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
60 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at St Bonaventure University were Assistant professor with 48 employees; Professor with 33 employees; and Professor with 33 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Bonaventure University were Management with 60 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 60 employees; and Service with 56 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at St Bonaventure University was Female Assistant professor with 29 employees, Male Professor with 25 employees, and Male Associate professor with 22 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at St Bonaventure University.

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