Saint John Fisher College

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Saint John Fisher College can be found in Rochester, NY, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 4,000 students enrolled each year at Saint John Fisher College.

Many of the students accepted into this school earned an SAT score in the range of 1070 - 1260, or got accepted with an ACT score between 21 - 26. We were able to estimate the Saint John Fisher College average GPA (3.13 - 3.38) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 64% of all those who apply are granted admission to Saint John Fisher College, from which 20 percent choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Saint John Fisher College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Saint John Fisher College was reported as 64.5% in Fall 2020 with over 4,720 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 21 - 26
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into Saint John Fisher College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Saint John Fisher College is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Saint John Fisher College has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 64.5%
  • 2017-2018: 64.5%
  • 2018-2019: 64.5%
  • 2019-2020: 64.5%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 60.0%

How Does Saint John Fisher College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Saint John Fisher College is fourteen percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Nazareth College64.5%
Roberts Wesleyan College66.6%
Hobart William Smith Colleges66.1%
Keuka College72.0%
Wells College83.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Saint John Fisher College (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading530 - 620
Math540 - 640
Total Score1070 - 1260
ACT®Score Range
English19 - 25
Math20 - 26
Composite Score21 - 26
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