Fontbonne University

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Fontbonne University can be found in Saint Louis, MO, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around 1,300 students are enrolled at Fontbonne University.

Many of the students admitted to Fontbonne University earned an SAT score within the range of 990 - 1100, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 18 - 23. We were able to estimate the Fontbonne University average GPA (2.89 - 3.18) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 79% of all applicants are granted admission to Fontbonne University, from which 30 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Fontbonne University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Fontbonne University was reported as 78.7% in Fall 2020 with over 789 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Fontbonne University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Fontbonne University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Fontbonne University has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 89.5%
  • 2017-2018: 92.4%
  • 2018-2019: 81.4%
  • 2019-2020: 78.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 77.5%

How Does Fontbonne University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Fontbonne University is thirty-nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
McKendree University63.4%
Blackburn College57.1%
Greenville College56.1%
Illinois College78.0%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Fontbonne University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 570
Math500 - 530
Total Score990 - 1100
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 23
Math18 - 23
Composite Score18 - 23
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