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August 30, 2016

Of the approximately 3,000 accredited colleges and universities in the United States, this report ranks 660 undergraduate institutions based on the quality of the education they provide and how much their students achieve.

Kearney Steeple

St. John Fisher College has been recognized among "America’s Top Colleges," in an annual report published by

Fisher ranks No. 431 out of the 650 institutions; 63 of which are in New York State. The College also ranked in several other Forbes Top Colleges sub-lists, including Best Private College (No. 293); Best Research Universities (No. 173), Best Colleges in the Northeast (No. 154); and Grateful Grads (No. 324).

"We are proud to have earned this recognition from for the ninth consecutive year," said Dr. Gerard J. Rooney, president of the College. "Inclusion on this prestigious list is a testament to the dedication of our faculty and staff, each of whom play a critically important role in providing a transformative educational experience for our students."