- Getting to know a college should be about more than majors and dining hall menus. At Fisher College, it`s about our faculty and administrators knowing your name - and you knowing ours. Through Fisher, you`ll find the world in Boston.Our students benefit from a personalized education path, mentorship from professors and an amazing range of experiences inside and outside the classroom. We want to see you enjoy yourself, grow into a more thoughtful and powerful individual, expand your horizons, and go on to shape our world at the very best companies and organizations across the globe. It all starts here.We are Fisher College - it`s nice to meet you.
Fisher College serves 1,628 students (41% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
- Enrollment: 1,628 students
- Private-state tuition: $34,150
- Acceptance Rate: 69%
- Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
- Minority enrollment: 81%
- Source: Verified school update
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 44% over five years.
(MA) Community College Avg.
Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
At least 2 yrs but < 4 yrs
At least 2 but less than 4 years
The student population of Fisher College has grown by 96% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The Fisher College diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Student : Teacher Ratio
# Full-Time Students
# Part-Time Students
# Undergraduate Students
# Graduate Students
Total Dormitory Capacity
% Two or more races
% Non Resident races
% Unknown races
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
Tuition and Acceptance Rate
The private state tuition of $34,150 is more than the state average of $29,755. The private state tuition has grown by 17% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
Room and Board is an additional $17000 per year
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
Median Debt for Graduates
Median Debt for Dropouts
ACT Total Avg.
Total Sports Offered
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators
- It has been the tradition of Fisher College to serve the educational needs of different populations. In its Day Division, Fisher provides career and transfer programs in a small college setting. This division actively seeks a diverse student population reflecting a cross section of American and international cultures.
- The Graduate and Professional Studies Division offers degree and certificate programs both electronically and at locations in eastern Massachusetts to a broad spectrum of learners as well as to business and industry through courses, seminars, workshops, and training sessions. When it was founded in 1903, Fisher College emphasized vocational preparation for its first few decades. Since then curriculum plans and objectives have expanded.
- In 1952, Fisher was approved as a two-year college by the Board of Regents of Higher Education of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and, in 1957, was given degree-granting powers. In 1970, Fisher gained membership in the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc., with accreditation. Today, students from all parts of America and from numerous foreign countries attend Fisher's Day Division. In January 1999 Fisher College was approved by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education to offer the Bachelor of Science in Management Degree. In December 2009 Fisher College was approved by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education to offer a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Human Services. Today, the college offers a wide variety of Bachelor degree and concentration options, including Psychology and Criminal Justice.
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