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Rochester, New York

Fisher Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Saint John Fisher College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
64.5%
Admission Difficulty for Saint John Fisher College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Fisher and can I get accepted? The school has a 65% acceptance rate ranking it #74 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,860 out of 4,432 applicants were admitted making Fisher a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. Saint John Fisher College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 22% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

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Fisher SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1130-1300
Applicants Submitting SAT
91%
SAT Scores for Saint John Fisher College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 570
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for Saint John Fisher College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 660
SAT Math 75th 640
SAT Composite 75th 1300
Average SAT Score 1220

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Saint John Fisher College?

Saint John Fisher College typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1040. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. The school ranks #47 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Saint John Fisher College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1300 and Above Good >76%
1215 to 1300 Avg + 65%-76%
1130 to 1215 Avg - 52%-65%
1045 to 1130 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 1045 Low <39%
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Fisher ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
45%
ACT Scores for Saint John Fisher College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Saint John Fisher College
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 26
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Fisher?

Admission data indicates that Fisher regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #46 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 45 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint John Fisher College.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint John Fisher College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >76%
24 to 26 Avg + 65%-76%
22 to 24 Avg - 52%-65%
20 to 22 Reach 39%-52%
Less than 20 Low <39%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.5
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need very good grades in high school to get into Saint John Fisher College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint John Fisher College was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #42 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Fisher accepts 65% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Saint John Fisher College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 30% Good
3.50 to 3.75 25% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 22% Avg -
3.00 to 3.25 9% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 13% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 1% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

52% of Saint John Fisher College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Saint John Fisher College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 21%
Top 25% of class 52%
Top 50% of class 87%
Bottom 50% of class 13%
Bottom 25% of class 1%

Admission Statistics

Saint John Fisher College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,537 1,895 4,432
Accepted 1,651 1,209 2,860
Acceptance Rate 65% 64% 65%
Enrolled 359 267 626
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 22% 22%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saint John Fisher College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Saint John Fisher College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Saint John Fisher College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195720 IPEDS survey data for Saint John Fisher College.