St. John Fisher College

Rochester, NY

St. John Fisher College is a coeducational liberal arts college located in Pittsford, New York. Its 154-acre campus is located in Rochester.

Tuition & Fees

$36,262

$36,262

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
36%
500-599
50%
400-499
12%
700-800
8%
600-699
40%
500-599
43%
400-499
9%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
42%
400-499
43%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
35%
18-23
54%
12-17
3%
30-36
8%
24-29
22%
18-23
56%
12-17
14%
30-36
4%
24-29
43%
18-23
42%
12-17
11%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,044
Declined + 1,676
Total Received 4,720
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Private (nonprofit)

2,665

undergraduate students

960

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Marketing
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Codes

SAT 2798
ACT 2886

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School Facts

St. John Fisher College is a coeducational liberal arts college located in Pittsford, New York. Its 154-acre campus is located in Rochester.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,625
Established in 1948
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Rochester, NY

154-acre, suburban campus in Rochester (population: 208,046), six miles from downtown. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

St. John Fisher College
3690 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
55%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
36%
500-599
50%
400-499
12%
700-800
8%
600-699
40%
500-599
43%
400-499
9%
700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
42%
400-499
43%
300-399
5%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
35%
18-23
54%
12-17
3%
30-36
8%
24-29
22%
18-23
56%
12-17
14%
30-36
4%
24-29
43%
18-23
42%
12-17
11%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline December 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline December 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

64%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,044
Declined + 1,676
Total Received 4,720

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Geographical residence
State residency

Not Considered

Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Jose J. Perales
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 444-4640
F: 585 385-8386
admissions@sjfc.edu

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,459

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $35,352
Room $8,336
Board $4,584
Additional fees $910
Books & supplies $1,100
Total $50,282
Average Financial Aid - $23,459
Total with Avg. Aid $26,823

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,436,460
State $2,939,214
Institutional $31,124,123
Other external $619,508
Total $39,119,305

Non-need-based

Federal $60,010
State $33,747
Institutional $6,343,975
Other external $150,237
Total $6,587,969
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 585 385-8042
F: 585 385-5277

Financial Aid Officer

Mare Fico
Director of Financial Aid
mfico@sjfc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports, ice hockey, rugby

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, equestrian sports, rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance, flag football, floor hockey, indoor volleyball, martial arts, skiing, soccer (indoor/outdoor)

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Athletic Directors

Robert Ward (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Jill Mccabe (women's)
Associate Athletic Director/women's Soccer Head Coach
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
ECAC, Empire Eight, New York State Women's Collegiate Athletic Association
Mascot
Cardinals
School colors
cardinal red and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adolescence Education/Special Education
Advanced Practice Nursing
American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Data Science
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Childhood Education/Special Education
Communication/Journalism
Computer Science
Corporate Finance
Criminology
Digital Cultures/Technologies
Economics
Educational Leadership
English
Executive Leadership
French
French Adolescence Education
History
Human Resources Management
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Legal Studies
Library Media
Literacy Education
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Adolescence Education
Mathematics/Science/Technology Education
Media Management
Mental Health/Counseling
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physics
Physics Adolescence Education
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
R.N. to B.S.N.
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Adolescence Education
Sport Management
Statistics
Sustainability
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Biology
  3. Marketing

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,625

total students

96%

in-state

4%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

74%

2,665
students

Female
59%
1,576

Male
41%
1,089

26%

960
students

Female
70%
674

Male
30%
286

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

2,542
students

Female
59%
1,496

Male
41%
1,046

5%

123
students

Female
66%
80

Male
34%
43

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

57%

Transfer applicants accepted

41%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Countries most often represented Ghana
India
Iran
Netherland Antilles
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Matt Lake
International Student Advisor, Counselor
585 385-8034
mlake@sjfc.edu

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