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Fisher College is a private institution that was founded in 1903. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,037 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Fisher College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $27,595 (2013-14).
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Mission Statement-Fisher College changes lives by positioning students in their quest for the knowledge and skills that will guide them through a lifetime of intellectual and professional pursuits.
Fisher College, founded in 1903, is a Boston-based accredited independent college, offering curricula that integrate a liberal education with career and pre-professional programs designed to meet the changing needs of both traditional and non-traditional learners. Through its degree level and certificate programs, Fisher College has endeavored to create a learning environment that fosters the intellectual growth of its students, promotes respect for self and others, and seeks to develop the inherent capacities of each individual student to prepare for a full, satisfying, and productive professional and cultural life. Graduates of Fisher College are expected to be informed decision-makers, prepared for immediate career entry or further higher education, and able to demonstrate an understanding of and appreciation for the values of all cultures.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Fisher College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Fisher College is $25. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 63.9 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||63.9%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
Fisher College has 25.7 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 66 percent.
|Student-faculty ratio||N/A 4|
|4-year graduation rate||31%|
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Fisher College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,037, with a gender distribution of 27.1 percent male students and 72.9 percent female students. Fisher College is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
Fisher College offers a number of student services including placement service and health insurance. Fisher College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Fisher College.
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Fisher College, 77.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$27,595 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$14,355 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data