St. Bonaventure University

University Information

Founded in 1858 in the interest of promoting Catholic-Franciscan education, St. Bonaventure University continues to pursue academic excellence through personalized attention that reflects the Franciscan tradition of valuing human relationships.

The pages in this section highlight our commitment to Diversity and Sustainability, while also giving detailed information on our Accreditations, HEOA Compliance (and designation as a Military Friendly School) and Conduct policies.

SBU Facts

Get to know St. Bonaventure University in a glance. Our basic facts and figures are at your fingertips.

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Bonaventure graduates are leading some of the world’s largest and most well-known businesses and schools.

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The value of an SBU education

Our students and graduates understand the value of a St. Bonaventure education. Those outside our tight-knit community recognize the value of what we do as well. Learn more about the rankings and accreditations that set us apart from other universities.

  • We prepare you for life after SBU

    Our innovative Career and Professional Readiness Center aims to provide the most comprehensive and progressive career and professional development programs in the region. With programs starting freshman year and continuing through graduation, we strive to ensure that every student is exceptionally well prepared to make a successful transition to graduate school or that first job.