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Fontbonne University Financial Aid and Scholarships

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Financial Aid Official Website


A higher education enriches the community as well as the individual. Fontbonne University strives to keep a quality education within reach of all interested and qualified students. The university offers a variety of financial assistance programs, including scholarships, need-based grants, student employment, alternative payment plans, and low-interest loans. 

To check eligibility for these aids and academic scholarships, students need to fill the FAFSA form. Fontbonne University FAFSA code is 002464.

Before applying for financial aid, if you have any doubts, you can contact the financial aid office. 

Financial Aid Staff

Graduate Students: Andrea Jones (AJones@fontbonne.edu, 314-889-4683)
Undergraduate Students: Kelly Knapp (KKnapp@fontbonne.edu, 314-719-3601)

Financial Aid Director

Financial Aid Director: Shawn McCaw (SMcCaw@fontbonne.edu, 314-889-4686)

Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Contact - 

(314) 889-1414 (phone)
(314) 889-1457 (fax)

Email - fbufinaid@fontbonne.edu

Last year, 89% of students availed financial aid with an average amount being $ 5048 and a total amount of $ 10.9 million.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Student Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid


State Grant Aid


Institution Grant Aid


Pell Grant


The financial aid package at Fontbonne University could contain a variety of scholarships, grants, work-study, or loans, depending on your need and merit-based awards. Listed below is an overview of each type of financial aid program. 

  • Federal Aid provisions include Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and Federal Perkins Loan along with Federal Work-Study option. Last year, 31% of students availed federal grants with an average of $4,550.

  • A candidate would also receive state aid amounting to $1,943
  • Institutional Aid and Pell Grant amounts to $14,675 and $4,189

  • Presidential Award, Dean’s Scholarship, Founder’s Scholarship, and Alumni Scholarship are given as Institutional Aid along with Fontbonne Grants.

  • Post 9/11 GI Bill is provided as Military Aid.

Federal Aid based on Family Income

Family Income

Average Federal Aid Per Year

Under $30,000


$30,001 - $48,000


$48,001 - $75,000


$75,001 - $110,000


Over $110,000


The requirement of federal aid varies with family income.

Students with family income above 110k require only an average of $14,060 while students with family income $0 - 30k would receive aid worth $21,169.

Additionally, a family with $48k - $75k and $75k - $110k will receive $20,925 and $15,407

Student Loans for Fontbonne University

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