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St. John Fisher University
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  • 4 Year
  • ROCHESTER, NY

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade A minus
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade A
  10. Campus Food
    grade A+
  11. Student Life
    grade B+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

3690 EAST AVE
ROCHESTER, NY 14618
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Empire 8 Athletic Conference
From St. John Fisher University

St. John Fisher University is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in Pittsford, N.Y., just minutes from downtown Rochester. The campus community is home to over 2,600 full-time undergraduates, nearly 200 part-time undergraduates, and over 1,000 graduate students.

Founded in 1948 by the Congregation of St. Basil as a Catholic College for men, St. John Fisher University became independent in 1968 and coeducational in 1971. As it moves through the twenty-first century, the College remains true to its Catholic and Basilian heritage. Fisher now offers 37 academic majors in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, business, education, and nursing; 11 pre-professional programs; 13 master's programs; and three doctoral degrees.

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St. John Fisher University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
71%
SAT Range
1110-1270
ACT Range
23-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$27,325 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$21,421 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 30 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 41 responses
66%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 41 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    33%
  • On Campus
    65%
  • Online
    2%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,491 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
106
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
27%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 28 responses
  • Friendly and Accepting
    57%
  • Typical girls and boy
    18%
  • Rich kids
    11%
  • Local
    7%
  • If your roomate dies you get a 4.0
    4%
  • "Too many narps"
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
82%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 51 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 59 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 31 responses
  • Small
    29%
  • Friendly
    23%
  • All of the above
    19%
  • Home-y
    13%
  • Supportive
    10%
  • Home away from home
    3%
  • White
    3%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$47,800 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 22 responses

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