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Colleges / Fisher College

Fisher College

Boston, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate72%

Fisher College Admissions

The acceptance rate at Fisher College is 72%. Last year, 2,897 students applied to Fisher College and 2,096 were admitted.

Check in with Fisher College's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.

Fisher College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Fisher College's admissions stats.

Fisher College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.7
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 7%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 2%
Waitlist No

Fisher College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Fisher College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Applying Early to Fisher College?

Fisher College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Find a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Fisher College

For more information on transferring to Fisher College, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to Fisher College

Fisher College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What's Most Important for Getting Into Fisher College?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at Fisher College

Wondering what factors are considered by Fisher College during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Class Rank Considered
Interview Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Fisher College for more information on admission factors.

Fisher College Application Requirements

To apply to Fisher College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Fisher College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript(S) of College Record
Transcript of High School Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Fisher College?

Students admitted to Fisher College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.7.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

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.

In 2022, 7% of Fisher College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Fisher College students scored 540 or higher and 75% of students scored 420 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Fisher College students scored 530 or higher, and 75% scored a 420 or higher.

To be most competitive at Fisher College, you should strive to earn between 15 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Fisher College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 15 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Fisher College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 15.

More Information on Transferring to Fisher College

Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Fisher College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Fisher College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Fisher College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Fisher College.

Does Fisher College accept transfer credits?

✅ Fisher College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Fisher College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

Do I have to submit test scores to Fisher College?

❌ No, Fisher College is test optional, so you can make the call whether or not to submit your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is Fisher College's acceptance rate?

✅ Fisher College's acceptance rate is 72%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Fisher College?

❌ Fisher College does not offer early decision.

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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 Fisher College is Continuous processing.

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

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

Fisher College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

380 - 540


Reading SAT Range

420 - 530

Fisher College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Fisher College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.72. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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