Fisher Admission RequirementsRochester, New York
Chances of getting into Saint John Fisher College
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
Applicants Submitting SAT92%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||540|
|SAT Math 25th||540|
|SAT Composite 25th||1080|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1250|
|Average SAT Score||1170|
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 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.
|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%|
Fisher ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT37%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||21|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.5
Typical High School GradesB+
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.
|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|
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)||19%||22%||20%|
What are the requirements for admission to Saint John Fisher College and what considerations affect 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.
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.