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How hard is it to get into Fisher and can I get accepted? The school has a 64% acceptance rate ranking it #65 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,044 out of 4,720 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 45 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.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1070|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||640|
|SAT Composite 75th||1260|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
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 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #46 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 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1260 and Above||Good||>75%|
|1165 to 1260||Avg +||64%-75%|
|1070 to 1165||Avg -||51%-64%|
|975 to 1070||Reach||38%-51%|
|Less than 975||Low||<38%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Fisher?
Admission data indicates that Fisher regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 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 #53 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 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>77%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||64%-77%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||54%-64%|
|19 to 21||Reach||43%-54%|
|Less than 19||Low||<43%|
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 3.5 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
52% of Saint John Fisher College freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||20%||19%||20%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 15, 2021.
What are the requirements for admission to Saint John Fisher College and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
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 1070 and 1260. 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 21 and 26. 37% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.