Fisher College
Boston, MA 02116

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,030
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 7%
Student to faculty ratio 17:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 344 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
No
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
No
Placement services for graduates

Admission

68%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Fisher College is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 2,907 applications and 1,991 students were granted admission. Fisher College is at the #66 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$50
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Fisher College's tuition was $28,645 for all students regardless of residency (6.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$26,224
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$28,645
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$28,645
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Fisher College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 64% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,641 (which is 5.5% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Fisher College in 2016-2017, was 236, which is 85% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,625 (which is 4.6% below the national average.)

$4,641
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,625
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
98%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Fisher College has enrolled a total of 2,030 students (1,187 students full-time and 843 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,030 students, 124 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 27% men and 73% women and 1,996 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 34 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 631 students for distance studies.

2,030
Total Enrollment
124
Transfers

Student Diversity

Race/ethnicity unknown: 43%

White: 28%

Black/African American: 11%

Hispanic: 9%

Non-resident alien: 7%

Two or more races: 2%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Fisher College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 34% 352 88
Health Professions And Related Programs 17% 173 53
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 7% 75 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 7% 68 0
Psychology 4% 45 11
Education 4% 42 0
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 36 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 3% 34 8
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 3% 26 0
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 0% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

34%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Fisher College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

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Still enrolled
27%
Dropout rate
38%
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$27,900
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Fisher College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $27,900. Last year, out of the total 647 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 576 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 742 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 638 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $27,900 $33,200
Employment Rate 89% 86%
Total Graduates 647 742

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