St Bonaventure University

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$31,366

3.1% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$23,336

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

3.78%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

65.9%

2,871 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

2,040

87.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

63.8%

315 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 (51 degrees awarded), Journalism (35 degrees), and General Marketing & Marketing Management (33 degrees).

In 2016, 601 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at St Bonaventure University. 55.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (446 degrees), 8.42 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (53 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at St Bonaventure University is $31,366, which is $11,206 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at St Bonaventure University is $31,366, which is $11,206 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,336.

In 2016, 97% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$31,366

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at St Bonaventure University was $31,366. The cost of tuition at St Bonaventure University is $11,206 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$23,336

2016 Value

2.51%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 St Bonaventure University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,336. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of St Bonaventure University grew by 2.51%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,128

Room and Board

$800

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at St Bonaventure University was of $11,128 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 2.03% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

97% of undergraduate students at St Bonaventure University received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a decline of 2.02% with respect to 2015, when 99% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.78%

2015 Default Rate

23

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at St Bonaventure University was 3.78%, which represents 23 out of the 609 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 2,871 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.17% annual decline. Out of those 2,871 applicants, 1,892 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 65.9% acceptance rate.

There were 2,040 students enrolled at St Bonaventure University in 2016, and 83% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

St Bonaventure University has an overall enrollment yield of 22.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

65.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

1,892

Accepted Out of 2,871

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of St Bonaventure University was 65.9% (1,892 admissions from 2,871 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 66%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -4.17%, while admissions declined by -4.3%.

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SAT Scores

83%

Submission Percentage

360

Scores Submitted

83% of enrolled first-time students at St Bonaventure University in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

St Bonaventure University has a total enrollment of 2,040 students. The full-time enrollment at St Bonaventure University is 1,779 students and the part-time enrollment is 261. This means that 87.2% of students enrolled at St Bonaventure University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at St Bonaventure University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 70.1% White, 6.72% Hispanic or Latino, 5.39% Black or African American, 3.58% Asian, 2.35% Two or More Races, 0.392% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.049% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at St Bonaventure University in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (34.5%), followed by White Male (34.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4.02%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (47.1%), followed by White Male (28.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (2.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

87.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at St Bonaventure University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,040 students. The full-time enrollment at St Bonaventure University is 1,779 and the part-time enrollment is 261. This means that 87.2% of students enrolled at St Bonaventure University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%

2016 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 82%. 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

    1,430

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    137

  3. Black or African American

    110

The enrolled student population at St Bonaventure University is 70.1% White, 6.72% Hispanic or Latino, 5.39% Black or African American, 3.58% Asian, 2.35% Two or More Races, 0.392% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.049% 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 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% 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, 177 students (8.68%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 61 more women than men received degrees from St Bonaventure University. The majority of degree recipients at St Bonaventure University are white (446 degrees awarded). There were 8.42 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (53 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at St Bonaventure University is Accounting (51 degrees awarded), followed by Journalism (35 degrees) and General Marketing & Marketing Management (33 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 (96 degrees awarded), History (17 degrees), and Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 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 (1,983,172 people), Secondary school teachers (340,747 people), Education administrators (299,008 people), Miscellaneous managers (256,088 people), and Postsecondary teachers (178,089 people).

The most specialized majors at St Bonaventure University are Communications (96 degrees awarded), History (17 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), and Education (93 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at St Bonaventure University are Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians & surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Chief executives & legislators, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at St Bonaventure University are Communications (96 degrees awarded), History (17 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), and Education (93 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 (2,952,672 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (404,006 people), Hospitals (235,436 people), Insurance carriers & related activities (166,378 people), and Legal services (151,115 people).

The most specialized majors at St Bonaventure University are Communications (96 degrees awarded), History (17 degrees), Philosophy and Religious Studies (8 degrees), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (31 degrees), and Education (93 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. 51 degrees awarded

  2. 35 degrees awarded

  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at St Bonaventure University was Accounting with 51 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 270

  2. 331

In 2016, 270 degrees were awarded to men at St Bonaventure University, which is 0.816 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (331).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 48 degrees were awarded to men at St Bonaventure University in Accounting, which is 1.92 times more than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 45 degrees were awarded to women at St Bonaventure University in Journalism, which is 1.67 times more than the 27 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

55%

100% Completion Time

68%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 55% of students graduating from St Bonaventure University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 68% 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 (67.2%).

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, 6.67% of graduates (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    446 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    53 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    36 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at St Bonaventure University is white (446 degrees awarded). There were 8.42 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (53 degrees).

8.82% of degree recipients (53 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    245 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    201 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    19 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at St Bonaventure University is white female (245 degrees awarded). There were 1.22 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (201 degrees).

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Operations

St Bonaventure University has an endowment valued at nearly $63.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $2.35M (3.72%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2015, St Bonaventure University had a total expenditure of $53.9M. Of that $53.9M, they spent $23.1M on salaries and $53.9M on benefits.

St Bonaventure University employs 41 Assistant professors, 33 Professors, and 29 Associate professors. Most academics at St Bonaventure University are Male Professors (25), Male Assistant professors(21), and Female Assistant professors (20).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Bonaventure University are: Service, with 63 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 55 employees, and Management with 52 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$63.2M

2015 Endowment

2.33%

growth from 2014

St Bonaventure University has an endowment valued at about $63.2M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of St Bonaventure University grew 2.33% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $34.4M 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. $241k - Federal

  2. $404k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2015, St Bonaventure University received $241k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $404k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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$23.1M

Salary Expenditure

$53.9M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, St Bonaventure University had a total expenditure of $53.9M. Of that $53.9M, they spent $23.1M on salaries and $53.9M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

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Salary Expenditure

$23.1M

2015 Salaries

4.95%

decline from 2014

In 2015, St Bonaventure University paid a median of $23.1M in salaries, which represents 42.9% of their overall expenditure ($53.9M) and a 4.95% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.0365% decline from 2013 and a 3.73% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$7.69M

Instructional Salaries

129

Number of Employees

In 2015, St Bonaventure University paid a total of $7.69M to 129 employees working as instructors, which represents 33.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

41 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

63 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at St Bonaventure University were Assistant professor with 41 employees; Professor with 33 employees; and Professor with 29 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at St Bonaventure University were Service with 63 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 55 employees; and Management with 52 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 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at St Bonaventure University was Male Professor with 25 employees, Male Assistant professor with 21 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 20 employees.

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

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