St. Bonaventure University (St. Bona/Bonas)

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St. Bonaventure University can be found in Saint Bonaventure, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around two thousand students enrolled per year at St. Bonaventure University.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT exam scores at St. Bona/Bonas. A score in the range of 1030 - 1240 on the SAT exam, or 19 - 26 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the St. Bona/Bonas average GPA (2.98 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 75% of all students that apply are accepted to St. Bona/Bonas, from which 21% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall St. Bona/Bonas Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for St. Bonaventure University was reported as 75.0% in Fall 2020 with over 3,060 applications submitted to St. Bonaventure University. 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

  • St. Bona/Bonas ACT Scores: 19 - 26
  • St. Bona/Bonas Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into St. Bonaventure University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into St. Bonaventure 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 2023 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2023-2024 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for St. Bonaventure University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 65.9%
  • 2017-2018: 70.5%
  • 2018-2019: 72.8%
  • 2019-2020: 75.0%
  • Projected St. Bona/Bonas Acceptance Rate 2023-2024: 67.3%

How Does St. Bona/Bonas Compare?

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

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
University of Pittsburgh-Bradford72.9%
Houghton College80.7%
SUNY College of Technology at Alfred66.7%
Alfred University62.5%
Hilbert College92.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • 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 St. Bona/Bonas (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 620
Math520 - 620
Total Score1030 - 1240
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 25
Math18 - 26
Composite Score19 - 26
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