Saint John Fisher College is a private, liberal arts college located in Rochester, New York. It was founded in 1948 by the Basilian Fathers with the help of Bishop James E. Kearney of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester as an all-male college. By 1968, the college became independent of the Catholic Church and turned coeducational three years after in 1971.
Today, Saint John Fisher College offers its students over 31 undergraduate majors, 10 pre-profession programs, 11 master’s programs and 3 doctoral programs. It is divided academically into five distinct schools through which students can choose their specific major. These schools include: the Bittner School of Business; the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. School of Education; the School of Arts and Sciences; the Wegmans School of Nursing; and the Wegmans School of Pharmacy.
For academic year 2010-2011, the estimated cost of attendance of fulltime undergraduate students is US$37,360 for on-campus residents and US$28,810 for commuter students. These costs include tuition and fees, room and board, books, transportation, and personal expenses. Part-time undergraduates are charged tuition at a rate of US$675 per credit hour plus technology fee of US$25 per semester. For graduate students, the cost of tuition per credit hour is US$705 for Flexible MBA; US$870 for Educational Leadership; US$1,040 for Ed.D in Executive Leadership; and US$990 for Doctor of Nursing Practice. Students enrolled in Pharmacy pay a total fixed cost of US$30,110 per year. Financial aid in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work-study programs is extended to help students pay for their cost of tuition and fees.
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