Fisher College

Category: Private institutions with fewer than 10000 enrolled students | State: Massachusetts

About Fisher College

At Fisher College, we believe that college is more than just an education, it's a life-changing experience. The College provides affordable, real-world educations that prepare students to achieve their career goals and compete in today's challenging economy. Fisher is an accredited four-year college located in Boston's historic Back Bay with locations in Boston, Brockton, New Bedford, and North Attleboro. In addition to these campuses, Fisher offers online classes as a means of reaching out to students who are unable to attend traditional courses. Fisher College's online classrooms are filled with students from across the United States and around the world.
STATUS: Military Friendly®

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

Academic Policies & Compliance

Admissions & Orientation

Culture & Commitment

Financial Aid & Assistance

Graduation & Career

Military Student Support & Retention

Why attend Fisher College

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 College is dedicated to the education of our military service members. Fisher offers a "Military to Management" program featuring special benefits and comprehensive support to veterans and active military personnel seeking higher education. Fisher College is recognized by GI Jobs Magazine as a Military Friendly Institution.

Ratings

Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamBusiness Administration & Management, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

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Communications, General

A program that focuses on the comprehensive study of communication, and that spans the study of mass communication/media studies, old and new media technologies, social and political applications, and speech communication and rhetoric. Includes instruction in interpersonal, group, organizational, and intercultural communication; theories of communication; critical thinking, argumentation, and persuasion; written communication; printed, electronic, and digital media; rhetorical tradition and criticism; media, society, and culture; consequences and effects of mass media; media social science and criticism; and quantitative and qualitative methods of inquiry.

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Computer & Information Systems Services Management

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Health Professions & Related Programs

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Psychology

A general program that focuses on the scientific study of individual and collective behavior, the physical and environmental bases of behavior, and the analysis and treatment of behavior problems and disorders. Includes instruction in the principles of the various subfields of psychology, research methods, and psychological assessment and testing methods.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $28,645 $28,645 $29,840 $29,840
Fees $995 $995 N/A N/A
Room $12,859 $12,859 $12,859 $12,859
Board $2,600 $2,600 $2,600 $2,600
Books $1,200 $1,200 $1,200 $1,200
Other Expenses $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,000
Totals $47,299 $47,299 $47,499 $47,499
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Signed the VA's Principles of Excellence for serving veterans and service members
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Network
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • ACT or SAT test score requirements waived for military students and veterans
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on DSST exam
  • Tuition discounts specifically for military students
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Returning student receive reimbursement or remission of course fees
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers weekend programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students
  • Academic support/tutoring
  • Academic advising
  • Study skills workshops
  • Financial aid counseling
  • Career planning services
  • Mental health counseling
  • Transition Assistance
  • Accommodations for military students with disabilities
  • Full-time veteran counselors or advisors on staff
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
  • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes