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 64% acceptance rate ranking it #67 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,961 out of 4,594 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 41 percent. Saint John Fisher College typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 20% 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
1080-1250
Applicants Submitting SAT
92%
SAT Scores for Saint John Fisher College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 540
SAT Composite 25th 1080
SAT Scores for Saint John Fisher College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 620
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1170

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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 45 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1080 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 990. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #44 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Saint John Fisher College admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >75%
1165 to 1250 Avg + 64%-75%
1080 to 1165 Avg - 51%-64%
995 to 1080 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 995 Low <38%
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Fisher ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
37%
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 26
ACT Math 75th 27
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. 37 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 >75%
24 to 26 Avg + 64%-75%
22 to 24 Avg - 51%-64%
20 to 22 Reach 38%-51%
Less than 20 Low <38%
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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 64% 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
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 2,642 1,952 4,594
Accepted 1,671 1,290 2,961
Acceptance Rate 63% 66% 64%
Enrolled 320 281 601
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 22% 20%

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

64% 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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1080 and 1250. 92% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 26. 37% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.