Admissions and Financial Aid

Freshman Application Directions

An application is complete once the following have been received:

  • Completed Application (free to apply online)
  • 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)

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

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!

Financial Aid: Did You Know?

100% of incoming freshman students receive some form of financial aid!

» Learn more about Financial Aid at Fisher

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