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COLLEGE PROFILE

St. John Fisher College

Rochester, NY

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is not accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English  4
Mathematics  4
Science  4
Foreign Language  3
Social Studies  4
History  
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredApril 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address3690 East Avenue
City, State, ZipRochester, NY  14618-3597
Phone(585) 385-8064
Fax(585) 385-8129
E-mailadmissions@sjfc.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Application FeeNo fee required
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationRolling, notification begins December 1
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 3 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedNo
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedYes
Early Decision DeadlineDecember 1
Early Decision NotificationDecember 15
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Action Deadline 
Early Action Notification 
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate65% of 4,551 applicants were admitted
   Women65% of 2,649 applicants were admitted
   Men64% of 1,902 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled576 (20%) of 2,937 admitted students enrolled
   Women336 (19%) of 1,725 admitted students enrolled
   Men240 (20%) of 1,212 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate67% of 85 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate 
Students Offered Wait List 
Students Accepting Wait List Position 
Students Admitted From Wait List 
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.50
3.75 and Above37%
3.50 - 3.7426%
3.25 - 3.4919%
3.00 - 3.248%
2.50 - 2.999%
2.00 - 2.491%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math542 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
20%
Score of 500 - 600
54%
Score of 400 - 500
24%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading524 average
480-560 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
13%
Score of 500 - 600
52%
Score of 400 - 500
33%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing503 average
460-540 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
1%
Score of 600 - 700
9%
Score of 500 - 600
42%
Score of 400 - 500
43%
Score of 300 - 400
5%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite24 average
22-26 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
7%
Score of 24 - 29
44%
Score of 18 - 23
46%
Score of 12 - 17
3%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 22%
Top quarter: 57%
Top half: 91%
Bottom half: 9%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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  GPA SAT ACT
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Average 3.15 3.00 680 680  
Low 3.00 3.00 680 680  
High 3.30 3.00 680 680  
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