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Located in Boston, Massachusetts, Fisher College is a private not-for-profit institution. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

$45,489 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
72% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Fisher College?


Contact details for Fisher College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 118 Beacon Street, Boston, MA 02116
Phone: 617-236-8800

How Do I Get Into Fisher College?

You can apply to Fisher College online at:

Admission Requirements for Fisher College

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Considered but not required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Fisher College?

72% Acceptance Rate
64% Of Accepted Are Women
7% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at Fisher College is 72%. This means that is not quite as selective as some schools, but you'll still need to submit a good application if you want to be considered by the admissions department.

Approximately 36% of accepted students are men and 64% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 65%, and the acceptance rate for women is 77%.

Average Test Scores

About 7% of students accepted to Fisher College submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 420 and 530. Math scores were between 380 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Fisher College  ( 420 to 530 )

SAT Math Scores for Fisher College  ( 380 to 540 )
Fisher College received ACT scores from 2% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 15 and 24.

ACT Composite Scores for Fisher College  ( 15 to 24 )

Can I Afford Fisher College?

$45,489 Net Price
98% Take Out Loans
1.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Fisher College is $45,489. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Fisher College, approximately 98% of students took out student loans averaging $5,580 a year. That adds up to $22,320 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Fisher College is 1.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Fisher College Undergraduate Student Diversity

588 Full-Time Undergraduates
49% Women
49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,253 undergraduate students at Fisher College, with 588 being full-time and 665 being part-time.


There are also 114 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 588 full-time undergraduates at Fisher College, 51% are male and 49% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Fisher College students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 11
Black or African American 115
Hispanic or Latino 152
White 79
International Students 77
Other Races/Ethnicities 154

Geographic Diversity

Massachusetts students aren't the only ones who study at Fisher College. At this time, 22 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 48 countries are represented at Fisher College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Saudi Arabia, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Fisher College

661 Took All Classes Online
766 Took At Least One Class Online
5.8% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 60 bachelor’s degree and 9 master’s degree programs available online at Fisher College. In 2020-2021, 766 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Fisher College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 6th most popular in Massachusetts for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.

Online Growth Rankings of Fisher College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Fisher College was 5.8%. This is the #1,072 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Fisher College regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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