Fisher Earns Multiple Spots on U.S. News’ Best Colleges Lists

September 12, 2022

For 12 consecutive years, St. John Fisher University has earned multiple spots on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “2022-2023 Best Colleges” feature.

Seal: US News and World Report 2022-2023 Best Colleges - National Universities

Fisher was included among the top tier institutions in the National Universities category, which assesses undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs. The University ranked No. 202.

“Recognition from U.S. News & World Report is a reflection of the talent and dedication of our faculty and staff; the transformative experiences enjoyed by our students; and the personal and professional achievements of our alumni,” said Dr. Gerard J. Rooney, president of the University. “As the University enters its 75th year in 2023, we continue to be proud of the accolades we receive. They are a true testament to the experience we provide to the students we have the privilege to serve and to our demonstrated commitment to aligning a Fisher education with the needs of today’s society.”

Fisher also ranked No. 47 on the 2022 Best Value Schools and held onto the No. 178 in the National Universities Social Mobility category as well as the No. 172 ranking for Best Undergraduate Nursing programs. Additionally, the University ranked No. 173 on the Best Colleges for Veterans list and was included in the publication’s Best Undergraduate Business programs (No. 411) and the “A+ Schools for B Students” rankings.

Fisher’s intimate learning experience—the student to faculty ratio is 12:1—aids students in their successful completion of their first year and beyond.

A student-centered focus and emphasis on engaged classroom learning translate into consistently high pass rates on licensure exams in professional programs, while across the University, internship opportunities, experiential learning, international experiences, career services and resources, and a strong alumni network help new graduates navigate their professional careers.