Fontbonne University: Narrative Description
FONTBONNE UNIVERSITY F-12
6800 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63105-3098
E-mail: [email protected]
Web Site: http://www.fontbonne.edu/
Independent Roman Catholic, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's and master's degrees. Founded 1917. Setting: 13-acre suburban campus. Endowment: $9.1 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $6103 per student. Total enrollment: 2,827. Faculty: 335 (65 full-time, 270 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 508 applied, 80% were admitted. 18% from top 10% of their high school class, 43% from top quarter, 80% from top half. 17 class presidents, 3 valedictorians, 51 student government officers. Full-time: 1,513 students, 75% women, 25% men. Part-time: 503 students, 74% women, 26% men. Students come from 18 states and territories, 1 other country, 9% from out-of-state, 0.4% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 32% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.4% international, 35% 25 or older, 19% live on campus, 14% transferred in. Retention: 74% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: business/marketing; education; visual/performing arts. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Off campus study at Webster University, Maryville College, Lindenwood College, Missouri Baptist College. ROTC: Army (c).
Options: Common Application, electronic application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: essay, high school transcript, minimum 2.5 high school GPA, SAT or ACT. Recommended: 2 recommendations, interview. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 8/1. Notification: continuous.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $25. Comprehensive fee: $22,408 includes full-time tuition ($15,100), mandatory fees ($320), and college room and board ($6988). Full-time tuition and fees vary according to program and reciprocity agreements. Room and board charges vary according to board plan and housing facility. Part-time tuition: $410 per credit hour. Part-time mandatory fees: $16 per credit hour. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load, program, and reciprocity agreements.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper. Social organizations: 24 open to all. Most popular organizations: Future Teachers Association, Students for the Enhancement of Black Awareness, Fontbonne Athletic Association, Fontbonne in Service and Humility, Student Government Association. Major annual events: homecoming, Christmas Ball, Springfest. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 288 college housing spaces available; 244 were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Options: coed, women-only housing available. Fontbonne Library with 52,980 books, 500 serials, 18,319 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $454,881. 120 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
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