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Study at Saint John Fisher College

Saint John Fisher College is a private, liberal arts college located in Pittsford, New York, United States. It was originally established in 1948 as a men’s college by the Basilian Fathers. The College was ranked by U. S. News & World Report among the "Tier 1" Northern Master s Universities category. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. It is organized into the following academic divisions:

  • The Bittner School of Business
  • The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education
  • The School of Arts and Sciences
  • The Wegmans School of Nursing
  • The Wegmans School of Pharmacy
Saint John Fisher College boasts of an active student life. The campus is home to several student clubs and organizations including the Accounting Club, Commuter Council, Asian Student Union, Outdoors Club, and Young Republicans Club.

Profile of Saint John Fisher College

The main campus of Saint John Fisher College is in Rochester, NY (a large suburb). The school is a Other Religion institution. Saint John Fisher College is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Saint John Fisher College students most commonly major in a field related to education and teaching.

Saint John Fisher College Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 480 to 570. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 500 or more.


The school offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student enrolment

In 2007, Saint John Fisher College had 3,793 enrolled students.

Student Life

The school is generally not a school for part-time students. Saint John Fisher College makes available a lot of student housing. Student athletes at the school belong to the Empire Eight for major sports.

Saint John Fisher College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Education and Teaching357elementary school teaching, reading teaching, special ed, educational administration, education courses, middle school teaching
Business and Management 212business management, accounting, human resources development, taxation, finance
Liberal Arts182 English, history, sociology, political science, American studies, liberal arts and sciences, Spanish language, anthropology, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine71 registered nursing, various nursing
Media57 communication and journalism
Therapy and Counseling 51psychology, mental health counseling
Science 28biology, chemistry, physics
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy25sports and fitness management
Computer Science and Engineering8computer and info science, information technology
Mathematics7 mathematics
Family and Social Work3 social service professions
Religion and Philosophy 2philosophy, religion

Contact: Saint John Fisher College

Saint John Fisher College

3690 East Ave

Rochester, NY 14618-3597

General Phone: (585) 385-8000


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