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St. Bona Admission Chances


Acceptance Chances

Acceptance Rate
66%
Admission Difficulty for Saint Bonaventure University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into St. Bona? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 1,977 out of 2,996 applicants or 66% were admitted making St. Bona a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1020-1230
Applicants Submitting SAT
89%
SAT Scores for Saint Bonaventure University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for Saint Bonaventure University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1230
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint Bonaventure University?

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 915. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1125 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 89 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Saint Bonaventure University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1230 and Above Good >77%
1125 to 1230 Avg + 66%-77%
1020 to 1125 Avg - 53%-66%
915 to 1020 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 915 Low <40%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
37%
ACT Scores for Saint Bonaventure University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Saint Bonaventure University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 27
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into St. Bona?

Admission data indicates that St. Bona regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint Bonaventure University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint Bonaventure University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >77%
24 to 27 Avg + 66%-77%
21 to 24 Avg - 53%-66%
18 to 21 Reach 40%-53%
Less than 18 Low <40%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Saint Bonaventure University has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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Admission Statistics

Saint Bonaventure University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,652 1,333 2,996
Accepted 1,052 917 1,977
Acceptance Rate 64% 69% 66%
Enrolled 189 201 390
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 18% 22% 20%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saint Bonaventure University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Saint Bonaventure University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Saint Bonaventure University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195164 IPEDS survey data for Saint Bonaventure University.