Fisher College

Boston, MA

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.

Fisher College

Boston, MA

Tuition & Fees

$32,700

$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

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,433
Declined + 635
Total Received 2,068
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Private (nonprofit)

1,551

undergraduate students

77

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 3391
ACT 1828

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Location

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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,628
Established in 1903
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •   CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)
•  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NECHE (New England Commission of Higher Education)

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Boston, MA

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

Fisher College
118 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02116

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
52%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
49%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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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%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Uknown
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

69%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Standardized test scores

Considered

Class rank
Interview

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Robert Melaragni
Vice President of Enrollment Management
P: 617 236-8818
F: 617 236-5473
admissions@fisher.edu

Financial Aid

$27,992.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $31,700
Room & board $16,569
Additional fees $1,000
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $51,269
Average Financial Aid - $27,992
Total with Avg. Aid $23,277

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,821,752
State $467,176
Institutional $3,185,445
Other external
Total $6,474,373

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $8,456,488
Other external $54,697
Total $8,511,185
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 15

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 617 236-8821
F: 617 670-4440
financialaid@fisher.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Sandra Quelle
Associate Director of Financial Aid
squelle@fisher.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
golf
soccer
softball
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

cheerleading, dance, golf, running, skiing, snowboarding, yoga

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Athletic Directors

Catherine C. Courtney (men's)
Interim Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Falcon
School colors
blue

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
Biology
Business Administration
Communication/Media Studies
Counseling Psychology
Criminal Justice
Cybersecurity
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education/Early Childhood Intervention Specialist
Early Intervention
Fashion Merchandising
Finance
Game Development
General Studies
Health Care Management
Health Information Management
Health Information Technology
Health Sciences
Hospitality/Event Planning
Human Resource Management
Human Services
Information Technology
Journalism
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Psychology
Public Relations
R.N. to B.S.N.
Sport Management
Video Production
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Honors program
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

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 Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
10%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Hispanic/Latino
21%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

64%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

90

semester hours

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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

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 34
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Japan
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Nancy Pithis
Dean of International Academic Operations and Curriculum Development
npithis@Fisher.edu

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