Fisher College

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2014 Quick Stats
118 Beacon Street

Boston, MA 02116

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2013-2014 Tuition
$27,595
tuition and fees
Students
2,037
enrolled
27%
male /
73%
female
Admissions
rolling admission
63.9%
accepted

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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
U.S. News rank Category Name
RNP Ranked Not Published.
U.S. News calculated a numerical rank but does not publish it.
Regional Colleges (North)

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Summary

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).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1903
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting urban
2012 Endowment N/A

Applying

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.

Selectivity least selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 63.9%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

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.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate 31%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Information not available

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Student Life

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.

Total enrollment 2,037
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NAIA

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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

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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)
Financial aid statistics
Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data


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