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  1. 25

    St. John Fisher University offers 25 different men’s and women’s sports programs, including basketball, baseball, cross country, and soccer. Learn more

  2. The men's golf team was one of 12 teams that won Empire 8 conference titles this year.

  3. 11

    Fisher’s campus of 164 park-like acres includes 11 different athletic facilities. Learn more

  4. Growney Stadium serves as the host site for Fisher's football, field hockey, men's and women's soccer, and men's and women's lacrosse teams.

  5. 191

    Cardinals celebrate success on the field and in the classroom! Fisher led the way on the Spring Empire 8 President’s List with 191 student-athletes having a 3.75 GPA or higher. Learn more

  6. The softball team is one of Fisher's 20 teams that were recognized for having maintained a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.0 during the spring semester.

  1. 10,400

    Nursing students at Fisher receive guided instruction and hands-on experience in the 10,400-square foot Glover-Crask Simulation Center on campus. Learn more

  2. Nursing students work together in one of the simulation laboratories in Wegmans School of Nursing.

  3. 93.3

    93.3 percent of graduates of the Wegmans School of Nursing successfully passed the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) on their first attempt. Learn more

  4. Fisher has a 100% job placement rate for nursing students upon graduation.

  5. 500–1,000

    Nursing students complete 500 to 1,000 clinical practice hours across our many nursing programs including undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs. Learn more

  6. Nursing students develop critical skills through practice in the Glover-Crask Simulation Center.

  1. 650+

    Fisher is proud to welcome the University’s largest ever first-year class this fall with more than 650 students. Learn more

  2. Incoming students take learning community courses to help develop skills and perspectives that enhance students’ academic experiences at Fisher.

  3. 87

    Of this year’s entering class, 87% of students will reside on campus. Learn more

  4. Living on campus provides many opportunities to connect and experience the Fisher community.

  5. 17

    First-year students are taking flight as Cardinals from 17 states. Learn more

  6. Fisher students display a commitment to scholarship.

  1. 800+

    More than 800 students participated in the Healthy Minds Survey last spring as part of a strategic partnership with the JED Foundation to bolster resources and support for mental health services, substance use education, and suicide prevention efforts. Learn more

  2. The Fisher community participated in the “It’s Okay” campaign to promote connectedness and break down the stigma of mental health struggles on campus.

  3. 4

    As a JED Campus, Fisher has embarked on a four-year strategic collaboration that not only assesses and enhances the work that is already being done to strengthen student mental health, but this partnership also helps create lasting change for our campus. Learn more

  4. Fisher seeks to foster a sense of community on campus to strengthen social networks and promote care and connectedness.

  5. 24

    The JED Campus Task Force is led by 24 members of the campus community to ensure a multidisciplined and holistic approach to protecting the emotional health of young adults on campus. Learn more

  6. Hudson the therapy dog spends time with students to bring a bit of comfort and playfulness to campus.

  1. 6/22

    On June 22, we celebrated the Feast of St. John Fisher, our institution’s namesake. Read more about his life and how his legacy carries on today through Fisher. Learn more

  2. St. John Fisher, a Catholic martyr and the Bishop of Rochester in Kent, England, is portrayed in stained glass which hangs on campus in the Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great.

  3. 200

    For 200 years, Basilian Fathers have dedicated themselves to service and education. Fisher was established through their work and continues to celebrate its Basilian heritage today. Learn more

  4. A statue of St. Basil the Great in front of the Chapel pays tribute to the educational philosophy of the Basilian Fathers and their motto, "Teach me goodness, discipline, and knowledge."

  5. 70

    In 1947, the Basilian Fathers sought to “assemble a campus” on 70 acres of land at the juncture of Fairport Road and East Avenue—Fisher’s current location. Learn more

  6. An early aerial photo of Kearney Hall provides a glimpse to the early days of Fisher—a college born out of a desire to provide students with a traditional education in the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and business.

  1. 75

    On the cusp of the institution's 75th anniversary year, St. John Fisher College has begun an exciting new chapter as St. John Fisher University. This name transformation acknowledges what Fisher has been in practice for more than a decade. Learn more

  2. President Gerard J. Rooney announced the transition to St. John Fisher University at Kearney Hall, Fisher’s original building.

  3. 34,000

    Approximately 34,000 alumni carry the Fisher reputation, which now bears the prestige of a university. Fisher is the same active and vibrant community that students and alumni have always known. Learn more

  4. Achieving University status adds to our rich history of institutional achievements and better represents the type of institution Fisher is today.

  5. 3,600

    Fisher continues to provide a transformative education in the liberal arts tradition to approximately 3,600 undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral students each year. Learn more

  6. Fisher students sign the Fisher Creed which declares a commitment to personal attributes and values that celebrate the rich heritage of the Basilian motto: “Teach Me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge.”