Fisher College Admissions: Everything You Want to and Need to Know

Overview of Fisher College

Fisher College is a private college located in Back Bay Boston. The institution awards both two-year and four-year degrees, and many programs can be pursued online. Academics are backed by a 16 to 1 student/faculty ratio. Outside of the classroom, students will find plenty of opportunities to engage with the campus community via the university’s many clubs and organizations. The Fisher Falcons are a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

Enrollment

  • Total Enrollment: 1,662 (1,626 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 28% Male/72% Female
  • 43% Full-time

Cost of Attendance Information

  • Tuition and Fees: $31,992
  • Books: $2,000
  • Room and Board: $16,244
  • Other Expenses: $3,200
  • Total Cost: $53,436

Financial Aid Information

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 96%
    • Loans: 88%
  • Mean Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $10,007
    • Loans: $6,011

Academic Programs Offered

  • Most Popular Majors: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Public Administration and Social Service Professions; Health Professions and Related Programs; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; and Psychology

Retention and Graduation

  • First-Year Student Retention (full-time students): 72%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 34%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 12%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 15%

NCAA Athletic Programs

  • Men’s Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Baseball
  • Women’s Sports: Soccer, Softball, Basketball, Volleyball

Overview of Fisher College Admissions

Around seven out of every ten applicants who submitted applications to Fisher College in 2019 gained admission. Students whose SAT/ACT scores and GPA are within the institution’s requirements have a good chance of being admitted. Applicants should complete an online application, and send test scores from either the SAT or ACT and high school transcripts. Glowing recommendation letters can bolster your application, along with being involved with student organizations and attempting a challenging course load. Students with unique talents and accomplishments can still receive strong consideration even if their GPAs are outside of the admissions offices mean range. After applying, students will receive a message from an admissions counselor about the next steps of the application process. Interested students should check out the university’s website, which has helpful tips and contact information for the admissions offices.

Admissions Data                        

  • Fisher College Acceptance Rate: 67%
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Safety Net Schools: Easy to Gain Admission

If past admission data predicts that you would be a competitive candidate for Fisher College, then it should be easy for you to gain admissions to the schools below. If Fisher College is currently out of your reach, then you are sure to be a competitive candidate for the schools below.

Texas State University, Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, Georgia State University, Florida Agricultural, and Mechanical University, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, University of Texas at El Paso, California State University Northridge

Same Tier: Just As Hard to Gain Admission

If you’re a competitive candidate for Fisher College, then you should have an equal chance of gaining admissions at these schools.

Pace University, University of North Texas, San Jose State University, California State University Long Beach, Florida Gulf Coast University, the University of Texas at San Antonio, Washington State University

Reach Institutions: Gaining Admissions Will Be More of a Challenge

These schools are more challenging to gain admission into than Fisher College. If you improve your GPA and SAT/ACT scores, then you’ll be a competitive candidate for these schools.

University of Cincinnati, Penn State University Park, United States Military Academy, Hofstra University, Auburn University, Temple University, Seton Hall University 

Applying to Fisher College

Application Deadline: Rolling

Undergraduate Admissions Website: https://www.fisher.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions

Undergraduate Application Link(s): https://apply.fisherfalcons.org/

Graduate Admissions Website: https://www.fisher.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions

Graduate Application Link(s): https://mindmax2.formstack.com/forms/fisher_gps_app

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