Fisher College

Boston, MA

Fisher College

Boston, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$32,700

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
27%
400-499
51%
300-399
16%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
28%
400-499
52%
300-399
12%
200-299
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
25%
12-17
50%
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undergraduateRatios

28%

male

72%

female

14

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,433
Declined 635
Total Received 2,068
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Private

1,551

undergraduate students

77

graduate students

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School Facts

Fisher College, founded in 1903, is a private, co-education institution that offers bachelor degrees, associate degrees, and certificate programs. The campus is located in Boston, MA with Continuing Education locations in New Bedford, North Attleborough, and Online.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,628
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational

One-acre, urban campus in Boston (population: 685,094). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: Boston
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Logan International

Fisher College
118 Beacon Street
Boston, MA
02116

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS)
  • Psychology Club
  • Criminal Justice Club
  • Fashion Club
  • Multi-Cultural Club

Top Events

  • Bingo
  • Clubs and Organizations Fair
  • Lessons Learned
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
27%
400-499
51%
300-399
16%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
28%
400-499
52%
300-399
12%
200-299
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
25%
12-17
50%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.57

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,433
Declined 635
Total Received 2,068

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

level of applicant's interest
standardized test scores

Considered

alumni/ae relation
interview
class rank

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

94%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,188

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,700
Room & board $16,569
Additional fees $1,000
Books & supplies $2,000
Other fees $2,070
Total $53,339
Average Financial Aid - $5,188
Total with Avg. Aid $48,151

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Soccer
Softball
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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Fashion Merchandising
Finance, General
General Studies
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Human Services, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder
Medical/Clinical Assistant
Meeting and Event Planning
Organizational Leadership
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Retailing and Retail Operations
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Tourism and Travel Services Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

1,628

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

1,551
students

Female
72%
1,116

Male
28%
435

5%

77
students

Female
62%
48

Male
38%
29

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

41%

648
students

Female
49%
316

Male
51%
332

59%

903
students

Female
89%
800

Male
11%
103

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 62%
Student 4 year graduation rate 26%
Student 5 year graduation rate 7%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
26%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
32%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

92

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Tutors
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