Overview of St. John Fisher College
To aid students interested in transferring to St. John Fisher College, Mohawk Valley Community College and St. John Fisher College have signed a Partnership Agreement. Under this agreement, St. John Fisher College has created advising guide sheets for specific cooperative degree options. These advising guide sheets indicate which courses they should take at Mohawk Valley Community College and how they will transfer into St. John Fisher College.
To view a specific advising guide sheet, please click on the name of the program listed below:
- Adolescent Education
- Accounting, Business Management, Finance, Human Resource Management, Marketing
- Childhood Education
- Computer Science
- Any Undergraduate BA/BS Program at St. John Fisher (other than those already listed)
- Nursing (RN to BS
- Pharmacy (does not guarantee acceptance into Pharmacy program)
For more information regarding St. John Fisher College Transfer Admissions process, please visit:
St. John Fisher College is an independent, liberal arts institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher education. The College emphasizes liberal learning for students in traditional academic disciplines, as well as for those in more directly career-orientated fields. The College welcomes qualified students, faculty, and staff regardless of religious or cultural background.
The campus is situated on a 154 park-like acres-a beautiful setting for 24 modern buildings, a warm, friendly campus community. The College now offers 33 academic majors in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, business, and nursing, as well as 11 pre-professional programs.
Students with Associate's Degrees
The College guarantees acceptance of a minimum of 60 semester hours in transfer to applicants who gold AS, AA, or AAS degrees from fully accredited colleges. Normally, the College does not accept credit for courses with earned grades below a "C"; however, in some cases this policy may be waived to ensure that associate degree holders receive the minimum 60 credits. In most cases, these associate degree holders will be able to complete their bachelor's degree in for semester of full-time study at St. John Fisher College.
Students from Two-Year Colleges
Without Associate's Degrees
Students who transfer to the College without an associate's degree will not be able to transfer credit for courses in which grades below a "C" are obtained. Regardless of whether or not the student has an associate's degree or not, the maximum amount of credit that can be applied to a degree from St. John Fisher College from a two-year college, or a combination of two-year college, will be 66 semester credit hours hours or their equivalent. This limit includes courses taken in the summer, in the evening, or through inter-institutional registration before the student has enrolled at the College, as well as courses the student may take at any two-year college before or after enrolling at St. John Fisher.