College is about discovering who you are … and where you want to go. It’s about learning how the world works and the role you can play in making it a better place. At Fontbonne University, you’ll find an environment where you can explore and grow - a place where you can achieve your personal potential.
Fontbonne is close-knit campus community of some 3,000 students. Being part of the "Fontbonne Family" is not just a term - it’s a way of life here. Located in a tree-lined suburb in the heart of St. Louis, Fontbonne is a university that readily embraces diversity, inclusion, open communication and personal concern.
A Catholic coeducational university established in 1923 by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Fontbonne has a longstanding tradition of high quality academic programs offered in a values-based environment. Fontbonne offers 34 majors, 25 minors and 16 master’s degree programs in a wide range of areas — from a nationally known deaf education major to expanding programs such as business and sports management to new majors such as advertising, applied sociology and biotechnology. These relevant, challenging programs give students the foundation to succeed in a career … and in life.