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This article is about the private college in Boston. For the business school in Columbus, Ohio, see Fisher College of Business.
Fisher College
Fisher College Logo
Motto Obique Fidelis (Everywhere Faithful)
Established 1903
Type Private
Students 1121 [1]
Location Boston, Massachusetts
Colors Blue and White
Mascot Falcons
Affiliations New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Website www.fisher.edu

Fisher College is a private institution that grants both baccalaureate and associate degrees. The College is located on Beacon Street in the Back Bay neighborhood of Boston. The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

History[edit]

The College was founded in 1903 by Myron C. Fisher and Edmund H. Fisher under the name Winter Hill Business College. The curriculum developed at the time emphasized vocational preparation, a tradition that has strongly influenced the College's mission over the years. In 1910, the name of the institution was changed to Fisher Business College. The original campus was located in Somerville, Massachusetts, and was moved to the current Beacon Street location in 1939. During the 1940s, the College was split into two separate entities: The Fisher School for Men and The Fisher School for Women. In 1975, The Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies was established. Today, the Division of Accelerated and Professional Studies offers degree programs at their Boston, Attleboro, and New Bedford locations. In 1998, the College established an Online Division, currently ranked #12 best in the nation by OEDb, a nationally recognized distance learning organization.

The College's Day Division became co-educational in 1998.

College presidents[edit]

Name of President Tenure
Myron C. Fisher 1903–1935
Sanford L. Fisher 1935–1970
Dr. Scott A. Fisher 1970–1981
Richard A. Boudreau 1981–1984
Brian Donnelly 1985–1986
Christian C. Fisher 1993–2001
Dr. Charles C. Perkins 2003–2007
Dr. Thomas M. McGovern 2007–present
*Gaps in terms denote interim presidencies.

Academics[edit]

Fisher College offers Bachelor's and Associate's degrees, as well as certificates.The acceptance rate at Fisher is 63.9% with rolling admissions. Average tuition fee for students is $27,595.

Student demographics[edit]

118 Beacon Street, the College's main entrance

In the fall of 2013, the head count was approximately 2,037 students, excluding Accelerated and Professional Studies enrollments. The student body is approximately 27% male, 73% female. The permanent state residencies of the students in the 2013–2014 academic year were primarily Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire and Vermont.

Clubs and organizations[edit]

Fisher College is dedicated to providing students a diverse collection of opportunities for creative expression and self-actualization. The Office of Student Activities is responsible for the oversight of a variety of student clubs and organizations, including:

  • Black & Latino Student Alliance
  • Charles Viewer. The Charles Viewer is a student-run literary publication.
  • Common Good Club, the community outreach and service program on campus.
  • Commuter Student Association
  • Dance Club
  • Drama Club
  • Fisher Ink, OSU Business Magazine
  • MARCO, a Marketing and Communications club.
  • Multicultural Club
  • Phi Theta Kappa, the Honor Society on campus.
  • Spectrum
  • Student Government Association
  • Tai Chi Club
  • Yoga Club
  • Ski and Snowboard Club

Athletics[edit]

Fisher College teams are known as the Falcons. The college is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), competing as an Independent institution in the Association of Independent Institutions (AII). The Falcons formerly competed as members of the American Mideast Conference[2] and the Sunrise Conference. Men's sports include baseball, basketball and soccer; while women's sports include basketball, soccer and softball.

Notes and references[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°21′22.08″N 71°04′26.67″W / 42.3561333°N 71.0740750°W / 42.3561333; -71.0740750

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