Contact Freshman Admissions

Office: Welcome Center
Phone: (585) 385-8064
Fax: (585) 385-8386
admissions@sjfc.edu

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Admissions and Financial Aid

Freshman Application Directions

An application is complete once the following have been received:

  • Application and $30 application fee
  • Official high school transcript (including a list of senior year courses and grades available)
  • Official SAT, ACT, or TOEFL scores
    Note: Standardized test results must be sent from your high school via an official transcript or directly from the testing agency to be considered official.
  • Counselor Recommendation/Teacher Recommendation [pdf]
  • Personal statement, essay, or graded paper (min. 250 words)
  • Additional letters of recommendation (optional)
  • Additional information such as an activities résumé (optional)

The application fee is waived for students who are children of alumni, siblings of currents students, or students who are reapplying.

Admission Application Deadlines

  • Continuous: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
  • December 1: Early decision application deadline
  • January 15 : Admissions application deadline for merit-based scholarship consideration
  • February 15: Priority deadline to submit FAFSA (School Code: 002821)
  • Late March: Entering freshman financial aid awards mailed
  • May 1: Admissions deposit deadline
Financial Aid: Did You Know?

Scholarship Information

All freshman applicants are automatically considered for a merit scholarship, which ranges from $10,000 to $14,000 per year.

The First Generation Scholarship and Service Scholars Program – designed with a particular student in mind – are unique to Fisher.

And then we have the Honors Program and Science Scholars Program.

Not from around here? Take advantage of the Flower City Award, a $2,500 per year scholarship given to all out-of-state students!

» Learn more about Freshman Scholarships!

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