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Fontbonne University Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into Fontbonne University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
78.7%
Admission Difficulty for Fontbonne University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into Fontbonne University and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #30 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 621 out of 789 applicants were admitted making Fontbonne University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Fontbonne University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 30% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. Fontbonne University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fontbonne University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1100
Applicants Submitting SAT
13%
SAT Scores for Fontbonne University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 490
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for Fontbonne University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 530
SAT Composite 75th 1100
Average SAT Score 1050

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

Fontbonne University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 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 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1050 out of 1600. The school ranks #26 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 13 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Fontbonne University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1100 and Above Good >86%
1045 to 1100 Avg + 79%-86%
990 to 1045 Avg - 69%-79%
935 to 990 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 935 Low <57%
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Fontbonne University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-23 
Applicants Submitting ACT
89%
ACT Scores for Fontbonne University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Fontbonne University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 23
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 23
Average ACT Score 20

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Fontbonne University?

Admission data indicates that Fontbonne University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #35 in Missouri for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 89 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Fontbonne University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Fontbonne University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >88%
20 to 23 Avg + 79%-88%
18 to 20 Avg - 71%-79%
16 to 18 Reach 62%-71%
Less than 16 Low <62%
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Fontbonne University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.36*
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Fontbonne University?

Applicants require above average high school grades to get into Fontbonne University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Fontbonne University was 3.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #18 in Missouri for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.36 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Fontbonne University accepts 79% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Fontbonne University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 27% Good
3.50 to 3.75 16% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 18% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 13% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 18% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 3% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Reach

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.36 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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Admission Statistics

Fontbonne University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 491 298 789
Accepted 366 255 621
Acceptance Rate 75% 86% 79%
Enrolled 111 73 184
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 30% 29% 30%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
194

Applicants have 194 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Fontbonne University is $0.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Fontbonne University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Fontbonne University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=177418 IPEDS survey data for Fontbonne University.

FAQs

Does Fontbonne University prefer SAT or ACT?

13% of students submit their SAT scores to Fontbonne University. 89% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Fontbonne University?

79% of those who apply are granted admission to Fontbonne University. Admission competition is and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Fontbonne University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1100. 13% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Fontbonne University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 23. 89% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.