St. Bonaventure University

Estimated costs

Estimated costs for 2023-2024

The cost of college: tuition, fees and estimated costs for a full-time undergraduate student

Direct Costs
Costs billed by the university
$38,950 Tuition  
$1,200  Fees
$7,950  Room (Average)
$7,050  Board (Estimate)
$55,150  Total Direct Costs
Indirect Costs
Other expenses students will incur
$800  Books and Supplies
$700  Personal Expenses
$700  Transportation (variable)
$2,200  Total Indirect Costs (estimate)

For a detailed cost breakdown visit these pages:
Tuition and Fees    |   Room and Meal Fees

A New Student Fee of approximately $575 is also charged to first-time St. Bonaventure students.

Actual costs may vary based on residence hall accommodations, travel costs and personal expenses.  Increases in the tuition, fees and other expenses of a St. Bonaventure education in future years are anticipated.

  For graduate tuition and fees, please click here   

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Key Facts


of our undergraduate degree recipients say they would choose SBU again. 


 are employed or doing graduate work within 6 months of graduation. 


student to faculty ratio


Our graduation rates are consistently 20% higher than the national average.