Saint John Fisher College

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$32,540

3.96% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$27,628

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

2.4%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

64.5%

4,432 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,776

86.1% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

71.4%

394 Graduates

About

Saint John Fisher College is a higher education institution located in Monroe County, NY. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Saint John Fisher College were Registered Nursing (210 degrees awarded), General Biological Sciences (60 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (57 degrees).

In 2017, 1,165 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Saint John Fisher College. 63.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36.2% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (972 degrees), 16.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (59 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint John Fisher College is $32,540, which is $6,040 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Saint John Fisher College is $32,540, which is $6,040 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $27,628.

In 2017, 97% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 73% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$32,540

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Saint John Fisher College was $32,540. The cost of tuition at Saint John Fisher College is $6,040 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$27,628

2017 Value

1.23%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Saint John Fisher College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $27,628. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Saint John Fisher College grew by 1.23%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,740

Room and Board

$1,100

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Saint John Fisher College was of $11,740 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,100. The cost of room and board increased by 2.44% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

97%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

73%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

97% of undergraduate students at Saint John Fisher College received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a growth of 1.04% with respect to 2016, when 96% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.4%

2016 Default Rate

27

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Saint John Fisher College was 2.4%, which represents 27 out of the 1127 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Saint John Fisher College received 4,432 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 2.61% annual decline. Out of those 4,432 applicants, 2,860 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 64.5% acceptance rate.

There were 3,776 students enrolled at Saint John Fisher College in 2017, and 91% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Saint John Fisher College has an overall enrollment yield of 21.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

64.5%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

2,860

Accepted Out of 4,432

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Saint John Fisher College was 64.5% (2,860 admissions from 4,432 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 64.5%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -2.61%, while admissions declined by -2.62%.

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SAT Scores

91%

Submission Percentage

572

Scores Submitted

91% of enrolled first-time students at Saint John Fisher College in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Saint John Fisher College has a total enrollment of 3,776 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint John Fisher College is 3,253 students and the part-time enrollment is 523. This means that 86.1% of students enrolled at Saint John Fisher College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Saint John Fisher College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 80.9% White, 5.53% Black or African American, 4.74% Hispanic or Latino, 3.81% Asian, 1.83% Two or More Races, 0.265% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0265% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Saint John Fisher College in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (49.9%), followed by White Male (34.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.93%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (44.8%), followed by White Male (26.9%) and Black or African American Female (6.52%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

86.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Saint John Fisher College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,776 students. The full-time enrollment at Saint John Fisher College is 3,253 and the part-time enrollment is 523. This means that 86.1% of students enrolled at Saint John Fisher College are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

85%

2017 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 Saint John Fisher College was 85%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), Saint John Fisher College had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,054

  2. Black or African American

    209

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    179

The enrolled student population at Saint John Fisher College is 80.9% White, 5.53% Black or African American, 4.74% Hispanic or Latino, 3.81% Asian, 1.83% Two or More Races, 0.265% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0265% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 93 students (2.46%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 321 more women than men received degrees from Saint John Fisher College. The majority of degree recipients at Saint John Fisher College are white (972 degrees awarded). There were 16.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (59 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Saint John Fisher College is Registered Nursing (210 degrees awarded), followed by General Biological Sciences (60 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (57 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Saint John Fisher College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees awarded), History (15 degrees), and Communications (53 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Saint John Fisher College are Accountants & auditors (1,117,389 people), Other managers (760,232 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (463,085 people), Financial managers (450,414 people), and Chief executives & legislators (363,445 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint John Fisher College are Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees awarded), History (15 degrees), Communications (53 degrees), Business (354 degrees), and English (25 degrees).

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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 Saint John Fisher College are Surgeons, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Sales managers, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Saint John Fisher College are Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees awarded), History (15 degrees), Communications (53 degrees), Business (354 degrees), and English (25 degrees).

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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 Saint John Fisher College are Elementary & secondary schools (906,756 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (593,341 people), Banking & related activities (535,500 people), Computer Systems Design (531,183 people), and Insurance carriers (443,356 people).

The most specialized majors at Saint John Fisher College are Cultural & Gender Studies (12 degrees awarded), History (15 degrees), Communications (53 degrees), Business (354 degrees), and English (25 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Saint John Fisher College.

Most Common

  1. 210 degrees awarded

  2. 60 degrees awarded

  3. 57 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Saint John Fisher College was Registered Nursing with 210 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 422

  2. 743

In 2017, 422 degrees were awarded to men at Saint John Fisher College, which is 0.568 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (743).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 74 degrees were awarded to men at Saint John Fisher College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.42 times more than the 52 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 182 degrees were awarded to women at Saint John Fisher College in Registered Nursing, which is 6.5 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

61%

100% Completion Time

70%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 61% of students graduating from Saint John Fisher College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 70% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 70% 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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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Hispanic or Latino Female

Highest Graduation Rate (92.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Saint John Fisher College is Female and Hispanic or Latino (92.9% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 5.33% of graduates (21 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    972 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    59 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    38 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Saint John Fisher College is white (972 degrees awarded). There were 16.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (59 degrees).

2.92% of degree recipients (34 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    608 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    364 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    44 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Saint John Fisher College is white female (608 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (364 degrees).

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Operations

Saint John Fisher College has an endowment valued at nearly $83.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $9.31M (11.1%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, Saint John Fisher College had a total salary expenditure of $95.4M. Saint John Fisher College employs 100 Associate professors, 83 Assistant professors, and 39 Professors. Most academics at Saint John Fisher College are Female Associate professors (60), Female Assistant professors(52), and Male Associate professors (40).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint John Fisher College are: Service, with 74 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 66 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 49 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$83.8M

2017 Endowment

13.5%

growth from 2016

Saint John Fisher College has an endowment valued at about $83.8M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Saint John Fisher College grew 13.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $203M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $1.15M - Federal

  2. $1.26M - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Saint John Fisher College received $1.15M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $1.26M from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$43.5M

2017 Salaries

3.31%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Saint John Fisher College paid a median of $43.5M in salaries, which represents 45.6% of their overall expenditure ($95.4M) and a 3.31% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.71% decline from 2015 and a 3.2% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$20.3M

Instructional Salaries

234

Number of Employees

In 2017, Saint John Fisher College paid a total of $20.3M to 234 employees working as instructors, which represents 46.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

100 Employees

Service

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

74 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Saint John Fisher College were Associate professor with 100 employees; Assistant professor with 83 employees; and Assistant professor with 39 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Saint John Fisher College were Service with 74 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 66 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 49 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Female Associate professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Saint John Fisher College was Female Associate professor with 60 employees, Female Assistant professor with 52 employees, and Male Associate professor with 40 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Saint John Fisher College.

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