Fisher College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - FairQuality: Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Fisher College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,040 students enrolled. This college was established in 1903 and is one of the 32 colleges and schools located in Boston, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
23
1-year certificate, associate's degree, and bachelor's degree are available at Fisher College.

Fisher College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 23 majors. The most popular concentrations are Business, Management, General Studies, Education, and Medical. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges and schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
64%
Fisher College student retention rate is relatively low at 64% (way below Massachusetts average). Considering this statistic, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Fisher College is below average: 56%.

Student to faculty ratio at Fisher College is reasonably decent: 20:1. Read more about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$26,800
Average tuition costs are very high - $25,800 per year. The additional fees at Fisher College not covered by tuition are around $1,000; this makes it a total of $26,800 a year.

Read the details about Fisher College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
64%
According to recent data, 2,460 applications were submitted and 1,572 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get admitted at this school.

This college will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Fisher College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
C-
Fisher College provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is an amazing option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Fisher College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Fisher College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 400 students, which provides a viable on-campus housing opportunity.

Army ROTC programs are available at Fisher College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Fisher College appears to be a relatively unsafe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Fisher College Location and Maps



Post Address: Fisher College, 118 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02116, USA
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