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Saint Louis, Missouri

Fontbonne University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Fontbonne University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
81.4%
Admission Difficulty for Fontbonne University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into Fontbonne University and can I get accepted? The school has a 81% acceptance rate ranking it #34 in Missouri for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 575 out of 706 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 easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 68 percent. Fontbonne University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 32% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Fontbonne University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
930-1150
Applicants Submitting SAT
13%
SAT Scores for Fontbonne University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 460
SAT Math 25th 470
SAT Composite 25th 930
SAT Scores for Fontbonne University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 590
SAT Math 75th 560
SAT Composite 75th 1150
Average SAT Score 1040

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

Fontbonne University typically requires applicants to be in the top 73 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 930 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 820. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #29 in Missouri for highest average SAT composite score. 13 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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Fontbonne University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1150 and Above Good >88%
1040 to 1150 Avg + 81%-88%
930 to 1040 Avg - 71%-81%
820 to 930 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 820 Low <60%
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Fontbonne University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
89%
ACT Scores for Fontbonne University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Fontbonne University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

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 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #30 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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Fontbonne University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >88%
21 to 24 Avg + 81%-88%
18 to 21 Avg - 71%-81%
15 to 18 Reach 60%-71%
Less than 15 Low <60%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

You will need 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 81% of all applicants.

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Admission Statistics

Fontbonne University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 430 276 706
Accepted 347 228 575
Acceptance Rate 81% 83% 81%
Enrolled 107 76 183
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 31% 33% 32%

Admission Requirements

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

Fontbonne University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

81% of those who apply are granted admission to Fontbonne University. Admission competition is and the college has easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 930 and 1150. 13% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 89% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.