Resources › For Students and Parents Fisher College Admissions SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More Share Flipboard Email Print Magnolias on Beacon Street, Home of Fisher College. Lucy Orloski / Flickr For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated September 26, 2017 Fisher College Admissions Overview: Around seven out of every ten applicants who applied to Fisher College in 2015 were admitted--the school isn't highly selective, and successful students have solid grades and a strong application. Interested students can submit SAT or ACT scores, official high school transcripts, and an application (through the mail, or online) in order to apply. More information can be found at the school's admissions webpages. Admissions Data (2016): Fisher College Acceptance Rate: 68%Test Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -What these SAT numbers meanACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -What these ACT numbers mean Fisher College Description: Fisher College has gone through numerous changes since its 1903 founding as Winter Hill Business College in Somerville, Massachusetts. Today, the college's main campus occupies prime real estate on Beacon Street in Back Bay Boston, just a few steps from the Public Garden and Esplanade. Roughly 300 students live in the college's four brownstone residence halls, while many other students live off campus or commute. Fisher has branch campuses in Brockton, New Bedford, and North Attleborough. The college awards both two-year and four-year degrees, and many programs can be pursued online. Business fields are most popular at the bachelor's level. Academics are supported by a 18 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Along with all that Boston has to offer, the college has wide range of student clubs and organizations including Yoga Club, Small Craft Boat Club, Drama Club, and ROTC. At the intercollegiate level, the Fisher Falcons are an independent member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA). Sports include baseball, softball, and men's and women's basketball and soccer. Enrollment (2016): Total Enrollment: 2,030 (1,996 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 26% Male / 74% Female59% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17): Tuition and Fees: $29,640Books: $2,000 (why so much?)Room and Board: $15,459Other Expenses: $3,200Total Cost: $50,299 Fisher College Financial Aid (2015 - 16): Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 98%Loans: 85%Average Amount of AidGrants: $17,281Loans: $6,893 Academic Programs: Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Health Care Management, Human Services. Graduation and Retention Rates: First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 62%Transfer-out Rate: 38%4-Year Graduation Rate: 30%6-Year Graduation Rate: 46% Intercollegiate Athletic Programs: Men's Sports: Basketball, Soccer, BaseballWomen's Sports: Soccer, Softball, Basketball Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics If You Like Fisher College, You May Also Like These Schools: Emerson College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphSuffolk University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBoston College: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphBrandeis University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphClark University: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphUniversity of Massachusetts - Amherst: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphNewbury College: Profile Gordon College: Profile Curry College: Profile Mount Ida College: Profile Bay Path College: Profile Framingham State University: Profile Fisher College Mission Statement: mission statement from http://www.fisher.edu/about/history-and-mission "Fisher College improves lives by providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary for a lifetime of intellectual and professional pursuits."