St Bonaventure University

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$32,366

3.19% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$22,409

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

3.68%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

70.5%

2,986 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

2,084

85% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

68.7%

336 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 Journalism (49 degrees awarded), Accounting (46 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (38 degrees).

In 2017, 653 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at St Bonaventure University. 53.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (483 degrees), 8.05 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (60 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at St Bonaventure University is $32,366, which is $11,633 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at St Bonaventure University is $32,366, which is $11,633 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $22,409.

In 2017, 98% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$32,366

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at St Bonaventure University was $32,366. The cost of tuition at St Bonaventure University is $11,633 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$22,409

2017 Value

3.97%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 St Bonaventure University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $22,409. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of St Bonaventure University grew by 3.97%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,468

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at St Bonaventure University was of $11,468 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 3.06% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

98%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

98% of undergraduate students at St Bonaventure University received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.03% with respect to 2016, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

3.68%

2016 Default Rate

20

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at St Bonaventure University was 3.68%, which represents 20 out of the 544 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 2,986 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 4.01% annual growth. Out of those 2,986 applicants, 2,106 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 70.5% acceptance rate.

There were 2,084 students enrolled at St Bonaventure University in 2017, and 86% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

St Bonaventure University has an overall enrollment yield of 20.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

70.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,106

Accepted Out of 2,986

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of St Bonaventure University was 70.5% (2,106 admissions from 2,986 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 65.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 4.01%, while admissions grew by 11.3%.

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SAT Scores

86%

Submission Percentage

379

Scores Submitted

86% of enrolled first-time students at St Bonaventure University in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

St Bonaventure University has a total enrollment of 2,084 students. The full-time enrollment at St Bonaventure University is 1,772 students and the part-time enrollment is 312. This means that 85% of students enrolled at St Bonaventure University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at St Bonaventure University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.4% White, 6.81% Hispanic or Latino, 5.47% Black or African American, 3.41% Asian, 2.02% Two or More Races, 0.432% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.096% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at St Bonaventure University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (35.4%), followed by White Female (34.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (45.7%), followed by White Male (30.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (3.23%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

85%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at St Bonaventure University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,084 students. The full-time enrollment at St Bonaventure University is 1,772 and the part-time enrollment is 312. This means that 85% of students enrolled at St Bonaventure University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

84%

2017 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 (75%), 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

    1,468

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    142

  3. Black or African American

    114

The enrolled student population at St Bonaventure University is 70.4% White, 6.81% Hispanic or Latino, 5.47% Black or African American, 3.41% Asian, 2.02% Two or More Races, 0.432% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.096% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 174 students (8.35%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 45 more women than men received degrees from St Bonaventure University. The majority of degree recipients at St Bonaventure University are white (483 degrees awarded). There were 8.05 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (60 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at St Bonaventure University is Journalism (49 degrees awarded), followed by Accounting (46 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (38 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 (109 degrees awarded), Education (117 degrees), and English (22 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 (2,090,573 people), Secondary school teachers (378,259 people), Education administrators (323,555 people), Other managers (270,588 people), and Postsecondary teachers (216,076 people).

The most specialized majors at St Bonaventure University are Communications (109 degrees awarded), Education (117 degrees), English (22 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees), and History (10 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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at St Bonaventure University are Communications (109 degrees awarded), Education (117 degrees), English (22 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees), and History (10 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 (3,126,194 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (499,741 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (241,826 people), Legal services (190,086 people), and Computer Systems Design (183,944 people).

The most specialized majors at St Bonaventure University are Communications (109 degrees awarded), Education (117 degrees), English (22 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (22 degrees), and History (10 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. 49 degrees awarded

  2. 46 degrees awarded

  3. 38 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at St Bonaventure University was Journalism with 49 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 304

  2. 349

In 2017, 304 degrees were awarded to men at St Bonaventure University, which is 0.871 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (349).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 55 degrees were awarded to men at St Bonaventure University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.67 times more than the 33 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 46 degrees were awarded to women at St Bonaventure University in Journalism, which is 1.15 times more than the 40 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

54%

100% Completion Time

64%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 54% of students graduating from St Bonaventure University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 64% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 66% 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.

Asian Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at St Bonaventure University is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 15.8% of graduates (53 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    483 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    60 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    34 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at St Bonaventure University is white (483 degrees awarded). There were 8.05 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (60 degrees).

9.19% of degree recipients (60 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    265 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    218 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Male

    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at St Bonaventure University is white female (265 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (218 degrees).

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Operations

St Bonaventure University has an endowment valued at nearly $66.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $7.24M (10.8%), compared to the 6.94% average return ($2.3M on $33.1M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2017, St Bonaventure University had a total salary expenditure of $55.1M. St Bonaventure University employs 36 Assistant professors, 31 Lecturers, and 31 Professors. Most academics at St Bonaventure University are Male Professors (24), Male Assistant professors(18), and Female Assistant professors (18).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Bonaventure University are: Service, with 53 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 51 employees, and Management with 50 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$66.8M

2017 Endowment

10.5%

growth from 2016

St Bonaventure University has an endowment valued at about $66.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of St Bonaventure University grew 10.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $33.7M 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. $139k - Federal

  2. $551k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, St Bonaventure University received $139k 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

$22.7M

2017 Salaries

5.37%

growth from 2016

In 2017, St Bonaventure University paid a median of $22.7M in salaries, which represents 41.1% of their overall expenditure ($55.1M) and a 5.37% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 7.01% decline from 2015 and a 4.95% decline from 2014.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.4M (40.5% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.88M

Instructional Salaries

126

Number of Employees

In 2017, St Bonaventure University paid a total of $7.88M to 126 employees working as instructors, which represents 34.8% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $8.02M (34.2%) for similar Masters Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

36 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

53 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at St Bonaventure University were Assistant professor with 36 employees; Lecturer with 31 employees; and Lecturer with 31 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Bonaventure University were Service with 53 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 51 employees; and Management with 50 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Male Assistant professor

  3. Female Assistant professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at St Bonaventure University was Male Professor with 24 employees, Male Assistant professor with 18 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 18 employees.

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

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