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Rochester, New York

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Chances of getting into Saint John Fisher College

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
68%
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 acceptance rate at Fisher is 68%.  It ranks #72 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Fisher is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 3,016 out of 4,409 applicants were admitted.

The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent (SAT 1060/1240 ACT 22/27). Saint John Fisher College typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.7. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Fisher application fee is $0 and applications are due by Feb 15.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Saint John Fisher College is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

Fisher SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1060-1240
Applicants Submitting SAT
92%
SAT Scores for Saint John Fisher College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for Saint John Fisher College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1240
Average SAT Score 1150

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1150 out of 1600. Fisher ranks #47 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 92 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Saint John Fisher College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >78%
1150 to 1240 Avg + 68%-78%
1060 to 1150 Avg - 56%-68%
970 to 1060 Reach 42%-56%
Less than 970 Low <42%
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Fisher ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
37%
ACT Scores for Saint John Fisher College
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 20
ACT Math 25th 22
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 27
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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #54 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Saint John Fisher College.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Saint John Fisher College admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >80%
24 to 27 Avg + 68%-80%
22 to 24 Avg - 58%-68%
20 to 22 Reach 48%-58%
Less than 20 Low <48%
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Fisher GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.7
Typical High School Grades
A-

What GPA do you need to get into Saint John Fisher College?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Fisher. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Saint John Fisher College was 3.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 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 68% 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 Competitiveness
4.0 45.0% Avg +
3.75 to 3.99 14.0% Avg -
3.50 to 3.74 16.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 9.0% Reach
3.00 to 3.24 11.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 5.0% Low
2.00 to 2.49 0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

58% 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 22%
Top 25% of class 58%
Top 50% of class 91%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Saint John Fisher College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,695 1,714 4,409
Accepted 1,875 1,141 3,016
Acceptance Rate 70% 67% 68%
Enrolled 368 256 624
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 20% 22% 21%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Saint John Fisher College is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Saint John Fisher College and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Saint John Fisher College Application 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.

FAQs

Does Saint John Fisher College prefer SAT or ACT?

92% of students submit their SAT scores to Fisher. 37% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Saint John Fisher College?

68% of those who apply are granted admission to Fisher. Admission competition is low and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Saint John Fisher College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1060 and 1240. 92% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Saint John Fisher College?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 27. 37% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.