Fontbonne University

private university Estd 1923
St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Fontbonne University

Established in 1923, Fontbonne University is a private institution for higher education in liberal arts in Missouri’s Clayton city. It was initially founded as a women’s college in the Carondelet neighborhood of South St. Louis. In 1925, the university shifted the campus to its present-day site in Clayton. The college became a co-educational institution in the 1970s. It was in the year 2002 that the college received the status of a university. It has affiliation from the Roman Catholic Church. It has accreditations from the North Central Association (NCA) and the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

Situated in a residential section of Clayton, Missouri, the 16-acre main campus makes an attractive addition to the area. Red Missouri granite, trimmed with Bedford stone, enhances the majority of the ten campus buildings. The university boasts of avant-garde teaching and learning facilities that include spacious classrooms, conference rooms, workshop centers, and practice rooms equipped with Internet, smart boards, and projection equipment. Jack C. Taylor Library holds a collection of rare and unique printed and digital resources related to different subjects of study and interest. These resources are accessible to students and faculty members for teaching, learning, and research. The campus features a bookstore, swimming pool, fitness center, gymnasium, art gallery, theatres, and two food joints.

Other facilities provided on the campus include parking, career guidance, and health care services. The university also makes arrangements for personal counselors to help students deal with stress, fear, and various other mental issues and concerns. The campus features three residence halls that provide housing facilities to the students in standard rooms, suites, and apartment-style accommodations. The campus is situated close to major public transits and highways, making it easy for students to commute.

Fontbonne University has three colleges offering both undergraduate and post-graduate degree programs in about 100 areas of study. It renders programs in humanities, social science, arts, natural sciences, education, business, and management. It also offers special education programs for students with learning disabilities, mental handicaps, and behavioral disorders. Approximately 1400 students are enrolled at the university, which includes both on-campus and off-campus learners from 22 countries. The academic staff includes highly knowledgeable and experienced affiliates. The Student-to-faculty ratio at the university is 10:1.

The university has several clubs and societies that allow students to get involved in various interests other than subjects of study. The university has 17 athletic teams of sports such as baseball, basketball, lacrosse, golf, bowling, field hockey, tennis, cross country, lacrosse, track and field, volleyball, and soccer. With sporting affiliation from National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the teams participate in various intercollegiate competitions under the name, Griffin.

The university has a vast alumni network of 19,749 graduates across the globe. The alumni list includes some of the great leaders and renowned artists. Few notable names in the list are Bob Cassilly (American sculptor, creative director, and entrepreneur), Karla Drenner (politician and academic), Sam Dotson (security expert), Suzy Gorman (professional photographer), Mary Louise Preis (American politician), Kenneth Page (American actor and cabaret singer), Nate Tate (American politician) and John W. Hayden, Jr. (American police commissioner).

Master of Science in Computer Science
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GRE : 290, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 11 Lakh

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Master of Business Administration
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 6, TOEFL : 71
  • Fees - INR 11.7 Lakh

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MBA in Accounting
  • Duration - 1 Years
  • Exams Accepted - GMAT : 480, IELTS : 6
  • Fees - INR 8.5 Lakh

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Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Duration - 1.5-2 Years
  • Exams Accepted - IELTS : 7, TOEFL : 90
  • Fees - INR 9.3 Lakh

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Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS - 1 CourseGRE - 290 & Above
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 70 & Above
MBA - 2 CoursesGMAT - 480 & Above
IELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
MA - 7 CoursesIELTS - 6-6.5
TOEFL - 80 & Above
PTE - 48 & Above
BBA - 1 CourseIELTS - 5.5 & Above
TOEFL - 65 & Above
MIM - 2 CoursesIELTS - 6 & Above
TOEFL - 71 & Above
GMAT - 480 & Above
BSc - 2 CoursesIELTS - 5.5 & Above
TOEFL - 65 & Above
BE/Btech - 3 CoursesIELTS - 5.5 & Above
TOEFL - 65 & Above
Other Courses - 2 CoursesIELTS - 6-7
TOEFL - 80-90
PTE - 48-53

Admission Requirement

DocumentsSOP - Not required
LOR - Needed for all courses
Essays - Needed for few courses
CV - Needed for few courses
Additional documents - Required
Application feesUSD 50 - 75
Type of deadlineRegular
Intake Season & DeadlinesFall - 15ᵗʰ Jun - 1ˢᵗ Jul 2021
Spring - 1ˢᵗ - 15ᵗʰ Nov 2021
Summer - 15ᵗʰ Apr 2021

Approximate Fees

CoursesDurationTuition Fees
MS - 1 Course18 - 24 MonthsINR 11L
USD 15,057
MBA - 2 Courses12 - 24 MonthsINR 8.5L - 11.7L
USD 11,625 - 15,943
MA - 7 Courses1.2 - 2 YearsINR 9.5L - 18.9L
USD 12,926 - 25,851
BBA - 1 Course4 YearsINR 20.6L
USD 28,140
MIM - 2 Courses1.5 - 2 YearsINR 9.7L
USD 13,286
BSc - 2 Courses4 YearsINR 19.6L
USD 26,760
BE/Btech - 3 Courses4 YearsINR 20.6L
USD 28,140
Other Courses - 2 Courses1.5 - 2 YearsINR 9.3L - 13.6L
USD 12,696 - 18,527

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