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St. John Fisher College is a private institution that was founded in 1948. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,960, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 154 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. St. John Fisher College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, 142. Its tuition and fees are $28,430 (2013-14).
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St. John Fisher College is a collaborative community dedicated to teaching and learning in a personalized educational environment. The College is guided by its Catholic heritage, as expressed in the motto of its founders, the Basilian Fathers: "teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge." Through an education rooted in the liberal arts, Fisher prepares individuals for lives of intellectual, professional, and civic integrity, in which diversity and service to others are valued and practiced.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to St. John Fisher College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early decision deadline is December 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due April 30. The application fee at St. John Fisher College is $30. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 64.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||64.2%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||April 30|
The student-faculty ratio at St. John Fisher College is 13:1, and the school has 42.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at St. John Fisher College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; Social Sciences; and Biological and Biomedical Sciences. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 82.5 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||66%|
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St. John Fisher College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,960, with a gender distribution of 40.5 percent male students and 59.5 percent female students. At this school, 49 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 51 percent of students live off campus. St. John Fisher College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
St. John Fisher College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, and health insurance. St. John Fisher College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at St. John Fisher College, 57 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at St. John Fisher College.
|Students who have cars on campus||57%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At St. John Fisher College, 83.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $14,561.
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|Tuition and fees||$28,430 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$10,940 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data