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About St John Fisher College

St. John Fisher College is a private, religious school in an suburban setting in Rochester, New York. St John Fisher College was founded in 1948 and now enrolls around 3,610 students a year, including 2,692 undergrads.

St John Fisher College offers housing for up to 1,400 students. The majority of students live on-campus and first year-students are required to live in campus housing.About 75% of students stay on-campus during the weekends..

As of 2021, the total market value of St John Fisher College's endowment was $97.88 million The institution spends around $11,421 for each full-time student enrolled. There are 12 undergraduate students for every full-time St John Fisher College professor.

2021 St John Fisher College Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 68%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 82%
Average GPA 3.7
Mean ACT score 24
Mean SAT score 1155
Tuition $34,340

2022 St John Fisher College Regular Decision Application Deadline

St John Fisher College Early Admission

St. John Fisher College offers early decision but does not offer early action.

82% of applicants that applied early decision in 2021 got in to St John Fisher College.

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2021 Acceptance Rate for St. John Fisher College

It is moderately difficult to get into St John Fisher College. The acceptance rate at St John Fisher College is 68%. Out of 4,409 applications received in 2021, 3,016 students were offered admission.

St John Fisher College Waitlist

St John Fisher College reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

How Do I Get Into St. John Fisher College?

St John Fisher College is considered moderately difficult to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to St John Fisher College, applicants must submit the following items.

St John Fisher College Application Requirements

Area Required Recommended Required for some Details (if any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 3.0
Interview
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Transcript of High School Record

St John Fisher College Average GPA and Test Scores

The average high school GPA for a student admitted to St John Fisher College is 3.7 /4.0. The mean composite SAT score is 1155. The mean ACT score for St John Fisher College students is 24.

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to St John Fisher College.

Does St John Fisher College Require Test Scores?

St John Fisher College is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

Out of all applicants, 94% submitted the SAT. 23% submitted the ACT.


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Does St John Fisher College Have Dorms?

Yes! St John Fisher College provides on-campus housing for up to 1,400 students.

St John Fisher College students are active in the school's Student Government, Student Activities Board and Commuter Council. Teddi Project Dance Marathon, Family Weekend, and and Spring Event are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at St John Fisher College.

Financial Aid at St John Fisher College

St John Fisher College meets 75% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend St John Fisher College full-time are awarded $26,113 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so be very wary of anyone asking you for money.

Is St John Fisher College a Good School?

There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and Graduation Rates at St John Fisher College

About 90% of students who start at St John Fisher College return for their second year of college. Out of the 597 students who started at St John Fisher College as first-time freshman, 390 graduate within four years.

Around 72% of students who started at St John Fisher College earn their Bachelor's degrees within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes and Debt for St John Fisher College Grads

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $42,997 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does St John Fisher College sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is St John Fisher College a good school for you?

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Where is St. John Fisher College Located?

St John Fisher College is located in the suburban setting of Rochester, New York.

If you want to see St John Fisher College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 490 to Rochester, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Rochester International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what St John Fisher College and Rochester are like without leaving home.

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College Info

3690 East Avenue Rochester, NY 14618-3597

Campus Setting: Suburban

St John Fisher College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

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Transfer Applications are Due

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The deadline for Fall first-year applications to St John Fisher College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to St John Fisher College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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St John Fisher College ACT Scores

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ACT Range

22 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

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22 to 27

Avg

22 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to St John Fisher College is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into St John Fisher College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

St John Fisher College SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1070 - 1240

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Math SAT Range

540 - 630

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Reading SAT Range

520 - 610

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SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1240 and Above

Good

1070 to 1240

Avg

1070 and Less

Low

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SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for St John Fisher College students is 1155. Applicants with SAT scores of 1240 and above have a good chance of being admitted to St John Fisher College, while applicants with SAT scores between 1070 to 1240 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1070 have a low chance of being offered a spot at St John Fisher College.

St John Fisher College Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$48,900

In State

$48,900

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$34,340
$34,340
Fees
$810
$810
Housing
$12,650
$12,650
Books
$1,100
$1,100

Student Life

Wondering what life at St John Fisher College is like? There are approximately 3,610 students enrolled at St John Fisher College, including 2,692 undergraduate students and 918 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 96% percent are from NY and 4% percent of students are from other states.

96%

Full Time

4%

Part Time

96%

In State

4%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,610

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

68%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$35,150

Out-of-State

$35,150

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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