Fisher College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$33,150
2% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$26,257
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.96%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
74.2%
3,333 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
1,421
45.7% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
32.1%
36 Graduates

About

Fisher College is a higher education institution located in Suffolk County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Fisher College were General Human Services (29 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees), and Other Corrections & Criminal Justice (24 degrees).

In 2022, 271 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fisher College. 72.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 27.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (82 degrees), 3.04 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (27 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fisher College is $33,150, which is $21,186 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Fisher College is $33,150, which is $21,186 more than the national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $26,257.

In 2022, 79% of undergraduate students attending Fisher College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 63% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$33,150
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Fisher College was $33,150. The cost of tuition at Fisher College is $21,186 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges ($11,964).

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Average Net Price

$26,257
2022 Value
0.486%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Fisher College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $26,257. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Fisher College grew by 0.486%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,500
Room and Board
$2,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fisher College was of $13,500 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 1.62% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $2,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

79%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
63%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

79% of undergraduate students at Fisher College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 38.6% with respect to 2021, when 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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1.96%
2019 Default Rate
12
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Fisher College was 1.96%, which represents 12 out of the 613 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Fisher College received 3,333 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 15.1% annual growth. Out of those 3,333 applicants, 2,474 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 74.2% acceptance rate.

There were 1,421 students enrolled at Fisher College in 2022. 7% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Fisher College has an overall enrollment yield of 7.84%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

74.2%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
2,474
Accepted Out of 3,333

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Fisher College was 74.2% (2,474 admissions from 3,333 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 72.4%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 15.1%, while admissions grew by 18%..

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SAT Scores

7%
Submission Percentage (2021)
14
Scores Submitted (2021)

7% of enrolled first-time students at Fisher College in 2021 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Fisher College had a total enrollment of 1,421 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Fisher College is 649 students and the part-time enrollment is 772. This means that 45.7% of students enrolled at Fisher College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fisher College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 18.6% White, 14.5% Hispanic or Latino, 11% Black or African American, 1.69% Two or More Races, 1.34% Asian, 0.0704% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0704% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Fisher College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Male (13.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (12.8%) and White Female (10.4%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (8%), followed by Black or African American Female (4%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

45.7%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fisher College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,421 students. The full-time enrollment at Fisher College is 649 and the part-time enrollment is 772. This means that 45.7% of students enrolled at Fisher College are enrolled full-time compared with 43.2% at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

55%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Fisher College was 55%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges (63%), Fisher College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    265 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    206 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    156 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Fisher College is 18.6% White, 14.5% Hispanic or Latino, 11% Black or African American, 1.69% Two or More Races, 1.34% Asian, 0.0704% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.0704% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 42.6% White, 27.7% Hispanic or Latino, and 14% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 123 more women than men received degrees from Fisher College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fisher College is white (82 degrees awarded). There were 3.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (27 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Fisher College is General Human Services (29 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (25 degrees) and Other Corrections & Criminal Justice (24 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Fisher College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Public Administration and Social Service (29 degrees awarded), Protective Services (35 degrees), and Psychology (18 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fisher College are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,804,692 people), Accountants & auditors (1,076,605 people), Other managers (869,682 people), Secondary school teachers (531,207 people), and Financial managers (530,958 people).

The most specialized majors at Fisher College in 2022 are Public Administration and Social Service (29 degrees awarded), Protective Services (35 degrees), Psychology (18 degrees), Business (70 degrees), and Education (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fisher College are Surgeons, Physicians, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Photographic process workers & processing machine operators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Fisher College are Public Administration and Social Service (29 degrees awarded), Protective Services (35 degrees), Psychology (18 degrees), Business (70 degrees), and Education (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fisher College are Elementary & secondary schools (3,475,553 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (700,031 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (617,158 people), Justice, public order, & safety activities (593,544 people), and Computer Systems Design (592,236 people).

The most specialized majors at Fisher College are Public Administration and Social Service (29 degrees awarded), Protective Services (35 degrees), Psychology (18 degrees), Business (70 degrees), and Education (23 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Fisher College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 29 degrees awarded
  2. 25 degrees awarded
  3. 24 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Fisher College was General Human Services with 29 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

74
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
197
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 74 degrees were awarded to men at Fisher College, which is 0.376 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (197).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Fisher College in Other Corrections & Criminal Justice, which is 1.62 times more than the 13 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 28 degrees were awarded to men at Fisher College in General Human Services, which is 28 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
30%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 23% of students graduating from Fisher College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 30% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 30% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Fisher College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 44.4% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    82 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    27 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    26 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fisher College is white (82 degrees awarded). There were 3.04 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (27 degrees).

40.6% of degree recipients (110 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    66 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    20 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    17 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fisher College is white female (66 degrees awarded). There were 3.3 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (20 degrees).

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Operations

Fisher College employs 22 Assistant professors, 12 Associate professors. Most academics at Fisher College are Female Assistant professor (14), Male Assistant professor (8), and Female Associate professor (7).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fisher College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 37 employees, Business and Financial Operations, with 12 employees, and Public service with 12 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$9.4M
2022 Salaries
4.15%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Fisher College paid a median of $9.4M in salaries, a 4.15% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges is 13M (33.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.35M
Instructional Salaries
34
Number of Employees

In 2022, Fisher College paid a total of $2.35M to 34 employees working as instructors, which represents 25% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $3.45M (26.6%) for similar Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
22 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
37 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fisher College were Assistant professor with 22 employees, and Associate professor with 12 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fisher College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 37 employees, Business and Financial Operations with 12 employees, and Public service with 12 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Fisher College was Female Assistant professor with 14 employees, Male Assistant professor with 8 employees, and Female Associate professor with 7 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Fisher College.

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