At Fisher College, we believe that college is more than just an education—it's a life-changing experience. For more than a century, Fisher has been changing lives by providing opportunities to students focused on the three most important aspects of a college experience: education, dedication, and life. Fisher is a four-year college located in Boston's historic Back Bay with locations in Brockton, New Bedford, and North Attleboro. The College provides affordable, real-world educations that prepare students to achieve their career goals and compete in today's challenging economy.

  • Our ESL program is offered by FLS, a short walk from campus
  • Associate, Bachelor and Master degree programs offered
  • Students have the opportunity to choose from 6 NIAC sports teams.
  • Professional tutoring available at no extra cost
  • Almost 20% of the student body is international, providing a supportive, welcoming environment.
  • A rare educational environment offering the intimacy and personal attention of a small college combined with the excitement and opportunities only a city like Boston can provide

What's special?

Fisher college now accepts the 3-year Chinese Dazhuan degree for admission to its MBA program! 

To qualify students will need completion of a three-year College Diploma from a recognized institution (total credits of about 120 to 140 are required) with:

  • a 75% GPA (2.5 out 4) and a minimum of two years relevant working experience or
  • a 85% GPA (3.5 out of 4) if no relevant working experience

Fisher College has been recognized by GI Jobs Magazine as a Military Friendly Institution for the past seven years, and was also named a College of Distinction for the 2016-2017 academic year.

Fisher College students excel both in finding rewarding careers and in furthering their education. The majority of Fisher College graduates either successfully find jobs in their field of choice or decide to pursue Graduate level education.  Thanks to the strong focus that Fisher students have on Internships, they are able to get “real life” experience while working towards an undergraduate degree.  Boasting an International student population of roughly 20%, students from all over the world are able to get a world class education in the best college town in the world.

Strong focus on internships. Recent internship placements include Emporio Armani, Burberry, Hilton Hotels, Office of the Governor of Massachusetts and the Boston Museum of Fine Arts.

Fisher College students excel both in finding rewarding careers and in furthering their education. The majority of Fisher College graduates either successfully find jobs in their field of choice or decide to pursue Graduate level education. Thanks to the strong focus that Fisher students have on Internships, they are able to get real life experience while working towards an undergraduate degree. Boasting an International student population of roughly 20%, students from all over the globe are able to get a world class education in one of the best college towns.

Fast facts

1903
Temperate - 4 seasons
18, Student/faculty ratio: 16:1
Yes, provided by FLS across the street from campus
190 total , 62 with advanced degrees , 83 full time
Boston, MA (BOS)
No

Undergraduate

Programs of study add

Bachelor Degree Programs:

  • BA Biology
  • BA Communication & Media Studies
  • BA Communication & Media Studies/Advertising
  • BA Communication & Media Studies/Journalism
  • BA Communication & Media Studies/Public Relations
  • BA Communication & Media Studies/Video Production
  • BS Criminal Justice
  • BS Human Services
  • BS Human Services/Early Intervention
  • BS Information Technology
  • BS Information Technology/Game Development
  • BS Information TechnologyCybersecurity
  • BA Liberal Arts
  • BS Management
  • BS Management/Accounting
  • BS Management/Entrepreneurship
  • BS Management/Fashion Merchandising
  • BS Management/Finance
  • BS Management/Health Care Management
  • BS Management/Hospitality and Event Planning
  • BS Marketing
  • BA Psychology
  • BS Sports Management

Associate Degree Programs:

  • General Studies
  • Health Sciences

Subject Areas

  • ESL
  • Biology
  • Business Administration
    • Business Administration
    • Business Administration: Accounting
    • Business Administration: Entrepreneurship
    • Business Administration: Finance
    • Business Administration: Health Service Manage./Admin
    • Business Administration: Marketing
    • Business Administration: Sports Management
  • Communication Studies
    • Communication Studies
    • Communication Studies: Advertising
    • Communication Studies: Journalism
    • Communication Studies: Public Relations and Advertising
    • Communication Studies: Social Media
    • Communication Studies: Video Production
  • Computer
    • Computer
    • Computer: Game and Simulation Development
    • Computer: Info Systems/Tech Management
  • Criminal Justice
  • Fashion
    • Fashion
    • Fashion: Merchandising
  • General Studies
  • Health
    • Health: Care Management
    • Health: Information Technology
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Services
  • Liberal Arts
  • Media Studies
    • Media Studies
    • Media Studies: Film/Video
  • Psychology

Accommodations add

On-campus housing is required through sophomore year, if available.  Housing requests are filled on a first-come, first-serve system based on deposit date you your room preference.  You may choose the style of room you prefer.  The housing application is available online: Fisher Housing Application

Residence Halls include:

Each hall houses 50 to 80 students. 

Visit Fisher's site to see sample floor plans and more details.  Note, floor plans are not drawn to scale and are intended to give a general feel for layout only.

 

Halls contain a mix single, double, triple, and quadruple occupancy rooms. 

All residential students are required to purchase a declining balance meal plan. Each student has $1,250 a semester in Declining Balance Dollars to use in the food court. You can spend as much or as little you like! Just present your student ID to the cashier, and the cost of your meal will be deducted from your account.

Admissions criteria add

2
Yes, provided by FLS across the street from campus

Direct Admission:
61 iBT or IELTS: 5.5
Conditional Admission:
32 iBT or IELTS: 3.5
Accepts OEAT
6-9
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Postgraduate

Programs of study add

Master's Degree Programs:

  • MBA Business Administration in Strategic Leadership
  • MBA Business Administration in Strategic Leadership/Accounting
  • MBA Business Administration in Strategic Leadership/Sports Administration

Subject Areas

  • ESL
  • Accounting
  • Administration
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Sports Science
  • Strategic Leadership

Accommodations add

Available but limited

Admissions criteria add

2.7

Yes

Direct Admission:
80 iBT
6.5
Conditional Admission:
61 iBT
6

Not Required

Not required

TBD

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Additional Admissions Criteria:

Fisher College accepts the Chinese Dazhuan Diploma for entry into the MBA program.  Requirements are as follows:

Completion of a three-year College Diploma from recognized institution (total credits of about 120 to 140 are required) with:

  • a 75% GPA (2.5 out of 4) and a minimum of two years relevant working experience or
  • a 85% GPA (3.5 out of 4) if no relevant working experience

Athletics

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Campus features

In addition to the Athletic teams listed, Fisher College also offers a health club membership and a variety of intramural opportunities.

The Academic Center for Enrichment is staffed with professional tutors who assist students with all aspects of learning, including organizational and study skills. Tutors also are experienced with identifying student's academic difficulties and providing the appropriate tools for students to become skilled, independent learners. First year advisors are experienced faculty assigned to every incoming freshman to assist in the transition to college life. They help students grasp the importance of organization, time management, utilization of potential resources and personal responsibility as essential tools for academic success.

Extracurricular activities

  • BACCHUS Network
  • Charles Viewer
  • Cheerleading Team
  • Criminal Justice Club
  • Dance Club
  • Drama Club
  • Early Childhood Education Club
  • Fashion Club
  • Golf Club
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Marketing & Communications
  • Multicultural Club
  • National Society of Leadership & Success
  • Pride Club
  • Psychology Club
  • Running Club
  • Ski & Ride Club
  • Society of Human Resources Management
  • Student Government Association
  • Yoga Club
  • among others

Estimated costs

$46,315

$2,135 Fees

$2,750 Insurance

$12,435 ESL Transition Program Includes tuition, room, 7 meals a week, health insurance

Postgraduate

Full-time 1-year MBA program:

  • Estimated tuition & fees: $26,448
  • Optional room & board: $15,768
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