St Bonaventure University

St. Bonaventure, NY

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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,250
  • Online BAH
    $916.50
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
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St. Bonaventure University

St. Bonaventure University is a 4-year, private university located in St. Bonaventure, NY.  Students at St. Bonaventure University can enroll in bachelor’s, master’s, and certificate degree programs.

St. Bonaventure University Military & Veteran Support Programs

St. Bonaventure University offers the following veteran and military support programs: 

Is St. Bonaventure University a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, St. Bonaventure University is a GI Bill approved school.  However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is St. Bonaventure University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, St. Bonaventure University is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here

Does St. Bonaventure University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, St. Bonaventure University offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does St. Bonaventure University offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

Yes, St. Bonaventure University offers a military discount or reduced tuition for military and veterans.

For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are St. Bonaventure University’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $1,020 per credit hour St. Bonaventure's tuition rate for active military exceeds the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are St. Bonaventure University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $1,020 per credit hour St. Bonaventure's online tuition rate for active military exceeds the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does St. Bonaventure University offer online degree programs?

Yes, St. Bonaventure University offers online degree programs. 

Is St. Bonaventure University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, St. Bonaventure University is approved for Tuition Assistance.  

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does St. Bonaventure University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, St. Bonaventure University has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding.  

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the Yellow Ribbon.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is St. Bonaventure University a military friendly school?

St. Bonaventure University is considered military friendly. They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, and are a New York, Yellow Ribbon School.  In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance offering a reduced tuition rate for the military.

Is St. Bonaventure University a MyCAA school?

Yes, St. Bonaventure University is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Message from St. Bonaventure University

St. Bonaventure University is a place where more than 2,300 students are becoming extraordinary. Founded 155 years ago in the interest of promoting Catholic-Franciscan education, the University continues to this day to pursue academic excellence through personalized attention that reflects the Franciscan tradition of valuing human relationships.

We instill in students a real passion for learning and living. We encourage independent study, critical analysis and original expression.

Our professors are committed and approachable faculty who dedicate themselves to making connections - among themselves, their courses and, most importantly, their students.

Undergraduate and graduate programs are offered in the liberal arts and sciences, business, education, and journalism and mass communication. Graduate programs are also offered by the University's Franciscan Institute that has produced seminal publications and hosted the world's foremost Franciscan scholars.

The Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts includes a world-class museum that enriches student learning experiences as well as the quality of life throughout Western New York.

St. Bonaventure University proudly welcomes our nation's veterans and military-affiliated families. Learn why our military-friendly institution is a top-ranked school for veterans. We appreciate the selfless service that the U.S. armed forces provide our country, and we try to reflect our appreciation in the benefits and services we provide to our military-aligned students.We welcome veterans, active military, and their spouses to apply to St. Bonaventure's undergraduate and graduate programs. While the application and admission process for veterans is a bit more involved than that for the typical student, our Veterans Services Office is eager to guide you. We'll ensure you don't miss out on any opportunities specific to you.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 35,450
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 25,162
  • Yellow Ribbon Coverage
    - $ 10,288
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,250
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    YES
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    YES
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    NO
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    YES
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    YES

    Yellow Ribbon Detail

  • Degree level
    Undergraduate
  • All
  • Amount
    $12,000
  • Number
    25
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $35,450
    In State
    $35,450
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $13,860
    In State
    $13,860
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit
    $535
    In State
    $535
    Out of State
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Undergraduate
    $535
    Campus
    $535
    Online
  • Cost-Per-Credit Hour - Graduate
    $785
    Campus
    $785
    Online
  • Textbooks
    $800
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 0
Student Population
  • Student Count
    1,986
    Undergraduate
    436
    Graduate
    65
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    46.5%
    Population
  • Female
    53.5%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    Roman Catholic
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Private
  • Setting
    Town
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    520
    SAT Math
    510
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    19
    ACT
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Francisco Morales

Director

A Retired Army Master Sergeant, Francisco Morales was assigned to St. Bonaventure as a senior military science instructor in the Army ROTC program. Upon retirement from the military, Morales earned a master’s in community mental health counseling from St. Bonaventure. While attending St. Bonaventure, Morales founded the Student Veterans Association at St. Bonaventure, and mentored JCC’s club Valor in being recognized as members of the Student Veteran association as well. Since graduation, Morales has worked as mental health counselor for Catholic Charities and a guidance counselor in the Bolivar-Richburg Central School district. Morales currently serves as the Director of the military aligned students Program at St. Bonaventure University. Frank Morales has significant experience in counseling and mentoring veterans, active duty soldiers and students on a wide variety of issues, encompassing post-traumatic stress disorder, finances, health care, legal and family matters. Morales has more than 20 years of military experience encompassing leadership positions in the United States, Italy, and other overseas locations. He’s also served in peacekeeping operations in Bosnia and Rwanda, and combat operations in Afghanistan in where he earned a Silver Star and Bronze Star medal for gallantry in action.

Message From The School

Hey listen, this college enrollment stuff can be stressful I get it. That's why I am here to help you. Give me a call, request a zoom or in person visit now that our campus is open. Communication is easier when its face to face or even a voice on the other line. I will walk you through the admissions portion and ensure you understand how your education benefits work. For those on campus, come and check out our veterans lounge and academic center. My office is right next door. For those online, reach out to me any time. Yes, even after 5 pm. Don't hesitate to reach out. Parents ask me about the Post 911 housing grant. 716 375 2105