81%

Acceptance Rate

930 - 1150

SAT Range

18 - 24

ACT Range

Fontbonne University Admissions

Fontbonne University aspires to be a preferred destination, committed to providing a holistic learning experience rooted in excellence, for those seeking to be educated as leaders to serve a world in need and for those dedicated to educating them. 

If you want to learn and hone your skills, the university invites you to join its application process. 

The application process is online and you can fill the form through the college website. An applicant has evaluated on the basis of his/her past academic records as well as test scores. 

Before we explain the admission process of Fontbonne University let us see

How hard is it to get into Fontbonne?

Getting into Fontbonne is not a very complicated process. The university has an acceptance rate of 81 %. Last year 706 students applied for the university and out of them, 575 got selected.

The admission process at Fontbonne University has the following steps.

  • Submission of Online application form
  • Official transcript Submission 
  • Test scores submission
  • A self-statement of 300-500 words detailing the importance of obtaining that degree from Fontbonne University.
  • A current resume
  • Acceptance letter

Before applying for Fontbonne, if you have any queries, you can visit the campus or contact the admission office. 

Address

6800 Wydown Boulevard

St. Louis, MO 63105

Contact

1-314-862-3456

1-800-205-5862

Mail

fbyou@fontbonne.edu

Working hours

Mon – Fri 8:00am – 4:30pm

SAT Scores you need to get in

SAT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

930 - 1150

Applicants Submitting SAT Percentage of Students submitting SAT Scores.

13%

SAT Reading 25th

460

SAT Math 25th

470

SAT Composite 25th

930

SAT Reading 75th

590

SAT Math 75th

560

SAT Composite 75th

1150

Average SAT Score

1040

While making the admission decisions, Fontbonne University also takes the SAT scores of the applicants into consideration. The candidates must also understand that the SAT scores are mandatory for them to be considered for admission by the university. And, the average SAT score of students who get into the university is 1045. However, in some cases, those who have obtained a SAT score of 990 or below could also get into the university. As many as 9% of the applicants to the university submit their SAT scores for admission consideration.

ACT Scores you need to get in

ACT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

18 - 24

Applicants Submitting ACT Percentage of Students submitting ACT Scores.

89%

ACT Math 25th

17

ACT English 25th

17

ACT Composite 25th

18

ACT Math 75th

24

ACT English 75th

24

ACT Composite 75th

24

Average ACT Score

21

As for the ACT scores, an average score of 20 is needed to get accepted to Fontbonne University. Moreover, most of the candidates accepted by Fontbonne University have composite ACT scores in the range of 18-23. However, a minimum ACT composite score of 18 is necessary to be considered for admission by the institution. Moreover, the submission of ACT scores is mandatory to be considered for admission. The latest information shows that 88% of the applicants submit their ACT scores for admission to this institute.

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Grade Points Average (GPA) The average high school GPA of the admitted students

3.4

An applicant is required to have above average high school grades to get into Fontbonne University.

The GPA required to get admitted in a freshman class at Fontbonne University is 3.36 out of 4 indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted. The school ranks 18th in the Missouri region for the highest average GPA.

If your high school grades are above the average 3.36 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Fontbonne University accepts 81% of all applicants.

The university does not recommend a candidate's high school rank for admission purposes. 

Admission Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying

High School GPA

Required

High School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

High School Transcript

Required

College Prep Courses

Required

SAT/ACT

Required

Recommendations

Recommended

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

  • Applicants must submit the online application form.

  • Applicants must have completed high school education from a recognized school. 

  • Earn a minimum composite ACT score of 20 or a minimum SAT composite score of 960.

  • Present a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.5 on a 4-point scale. If your school is not on a 4-point grading scale, they will  convert it when we receive your transcripts.

  • Complete the following core requirements: four units of English, three units of mathematics, three units of social science, three units of science , one unit of visual/performing arts, and three units of electives.

  • Transfer students need to have an average (GPA) of a cumulative 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. If you have earned less than 15 credit hours, please submit your high school transcript and SAT/ACT score.

Graduate Admission Requirements

  • They need to complete and submit the online application form. 

  • Candidates must have completed a bachelor's degree from a recognized institute.

  • A minimum 2.75 undergraduate GPA on a 4.0 scale with a GMAT test within the previous five years, with a total score of 475 or higher.

  • Evidence of English language proficiency which is necessary for those whose native language is not English. Applicants must submit scores from TOEFL or IELTS exams (or Fontbonne University approved equivalent). A TOEFL of 71 IBT or IELTS 6.0 required.

For more information about graduate admission requirements for different programs, visit the official website.

Admission Deadlines

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

FALSE

Application Fee Application fees may vary by program and may be waived for certain students. Please check with the school.

$75

Early Decision Deadline

None

Early Action Deadline

None

Offer Action Deadline

None

Offers Early Decision

None

Application Website

https://www.fontbonne.edu/admissions/undergraduate/applynow/

Accepts Common App

Yes

Accepts Coalition App

No

Fontbonne University follows a rolling admission policy with no fixed application deadline. The university also does not offer early action admission.

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

WomenMenTotal
Applied430276706
Accepted347228575
Acceptance Rate81%83%81%
Enrolled10776183
Percentage of admitted who Enrolled (Admission Yield)31%33%32%

Admission Statistics

Applied

Women

430

Men

276

Total

706

Accepted

Women

347

Men

228

Total

575

Acceptance Rate

Women

81%

Men

83%

Total

81%

Enrolled

Women

107

Men

76

Total

183

Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)

Women

31%

Men

33%

Total

32%

Credits Accepted

AP Credit

Yes

Dual Credit

Yes

Credit for Life Experiences

Yes

Most universities in the US incentivize students by helping them obtain university credits through certain courses, which are available in high school. Some of such popular programs available for the students include AP Credit, CLEP (Credit for Life Experiences), and Dual Enrollment (also known as Dual Credit). Different colleges have different policies regarding such credits. These programs are designed to provide various benefits to students, such as a shorter time to complete a degree, increased chances of finising a degree, and a higher GPA. Students who are interested in these courses and want to avail CLEP and AP credits can simply visit collegeboard.org and request to submit the scores to any university of their choice.

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