Saint John Fisher College

Rochester, NY 14618
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Saint John Fisher College is one of the one hundred sixty-two private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in New York. The campus is located in a suburb, in Rochester.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,776 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 626 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 532 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 85%). Every year 74% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Saint John Fisher College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $32,540, and fees were $580. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $32,540 and $580 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students3,776
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4-year
TypePrivate
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate85%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 28 182
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 5
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 94.2%

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
07/01/1957 - Current
Middle States Commission on Secondary Schools
11/21/2013 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
11/05/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
05/03/2003 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
05/03/2003 - Current

Admission

65%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1060 to 1230
ACT22 to 26
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$885/credit
In State Students$885/credit
Out of State Students$885/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$920/credit
In State Students$920/credit
Out of State Students$920/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $39,825 $39,825 $39,825
ADN 70 $61,950 $61,950 $61,950
BSN 125 $110,625 $110,625 $110,625
FNP 50 $46,000 $46,000 $46,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 100% of Saint John Fisher College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 26% $4,351
Other Federal Grant 7% $1,038
State Grant & Scholarships 47% $2,839
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 100% $15,092
Federal Student Loans 77% $5,993
Private Loans 17% $17,585

$27,628

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$16,671
$30,001 to $48,000$20,269
$48,001 to $75,000$26,575
$75,001 to $110,000$28,501
Over $110,000$30,442

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Student Population

2,749

Undergrads

1,027

Graduates

2,343

Women

1,433

Men

86%

Full-time

14%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
81%
Black/African American
6%
Hispanic
5%
Asian
4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races
2%
Non-resident alien
0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New York state board of nursing.

Saint John Fisher College
3690 East Ave
Rochester, NY 14618
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