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Founded in 1903 in Boston, Massachusetts, Fisher College has been a long standing institute of higher learning.
At Fisher College, we believe that college is more than just an education—it's a life-changing experience. 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 was founded in 1903 in the working-class city of Somerville, Massachusetts, less than two miles outside of the city of Boston. Myron and Edmund Fisher, the brotherly entrepreneurs who founded the early college that would become Fisher College were focused on providing immigrants in the city of Boston the opportunity to advance beyond their unskilled Labor jobs. Later, the Massachusetts Board of Regents of Higher Education approved Fisher College as a two-year university, leading to Fisher’s acceptance as a degree-granting institution five years later. Their roots foster a diverse campus environment with a student body from across all part of America and countries across the globe.
Fisher College’s mission is to improve lives by providing students with the knowledge and skills necessary for a lifetime of intellectual and professional pursuits.
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At Fisher College, we believe that college is more than just an education – it’s a life changing experience.
At Fisher College, it has always been our belief that college is more than just an education – it is a life changing experience. Over the past century Fisher has been in the business of changing lives by providing students with opportunities focused on the three most important aspects of their college education.
The fundamental reason that students choose Fisher College is because we offer an engaging variety of baccalaureate and associate degree options along with an individualized educational curriculum that few institutions can match.
As an international student in the US, you will enjoy all of the advantages of attending a small university, including faculty who know you by face and name and who truly care about your success both in and outside of the classroom. In addition to your education, your student experience will include one-on-one academic advising in a tight-knit, supportive community with all of the perks of living in the diverse, world class city of Boston.
Fisher College is located in the historic Back Bay neighborhood in Boston and uniquely situated in the middle of one of the safest cities in America. The city of Boston along with all of its culture, history, fun and excitement is blends where you live and learn.
Boston is a major center for the arts, with internationally regarded museums, a rich theatre tradition, and a concert schedule of the top musicians and entertainers.
Boston, Massachusetts is a cultural center for the arts, featuring internationally renowned museums, a rich traditional in musical theatre and an entertainment schedule of some of the world’s best musicians and performers. The July 4th Boston Pops concert and Fireworks Spectacular sums up the deep rooted traditions of this culturally rich city.
Boston is also a dynamic sports city with some of the most dedicated and loyal fans in the world and teams from each of the four major sports. The city also plays host to the world-famous Boston Marathon and Head of Charles Regatta. The dining scene is both historic and unique and nothing is more than a few blocks or an MBTA subway ride away!
Some of the cultural activities in Boston include:
Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.
|Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General|
|Business Administration and Management, General|
|Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services, Other|
|Computer and Information Sciences, General|
|Criminal Justice/Safety Studies|
|Early Childhood Education and Teaching|
|Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary|
|Health Information/Medical Records Technology/Technician|
|Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General|
|Human Services, General|
|Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies|
|Management Information Systems, General|
|Mass Communication/Media Studies|
|Medical Administrative/Executive Assistant and Medical Secretary|
|Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/Coder|
|Tourism and Travel Services Management|
A program designed to foster friendships and relationships between International and American Students
The Global Buddies programs aims to immerse Fisher College international students into life in the United States and introduce American students to new cultures through social interaction and mutual understanding. The program was founded on the idea that students can all learn from one another and hopes to foster a global learning experience and strengthen the ties between international students and their American classmates. International and American students are matched together based on common interests and personalities in order to enhance the relationship. Fisher’s aim is to make our community your home away from home.
Buddies meet at least one time per month, and can plan activities based on their mutual interests. Some of the activities may include, but are not limited to:
Students at Fisher College are happy to share their learning experience and show how an education can be truly life-changing.
The Pathway Program is designed to help international students feel right at home at Fisher College
The Fisher Pathway Program is designed for international freshman and provides an opportunity for academic study in classes that are geared to help students succeed in an American university. Students enroll in credit-earning classes taught by professors whose experience teaching international students will allow them to transition more easily to their second year of college while preparing for a baccalaureate degree.
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