With a population of nearly 1,400 students, Fontbonne is a small university with a big heart—and a national reputation. Inspired by our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, we’ve built our curriculum on a commitment to serving communities in need. Today, our programs in deaf education, special education and speech-language pathology consistently rank among the nation’s best. But regardless of your major or chosen profession, the ethical and academic foundation you receive at Fontbonne will serve you and our communities well into the future.
Founded in 1923, Fontbonne embraces the mission and values established by our founders, opening our doors and hearts to all and encouraging open communication and a commitment to service. Located in Clayton, Mo., a suburb in the heart of the vibrant St. Louis metropolitan area, Fontbonne students, faculty and staff can often be found out in the community, “serving a world in need.”