The cost per credit hour for the 2012/2013 academic year is $342 per credit hour for an on-campus course and $359 for an online course. Books and additional charges may apply.
Yes. Fisher College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
All Active Duty, Reserve, National Guard, and spouses qualify for the discounted military rate (pending verification)
Yes. Fisher College is a long-time member of the SOC consortium of schools
No. There is no application fee.
Yes. Service members are eligible to use their full entitlements per
fiscal year on tuition expenses for all Fisher College programs
Yes. While on active duty, you may be eligible to use your GI Bill®
via the "Top-Up" program to pay for tuition expenses beyond what your
branch of service covers annually. To learn more about your Tuition
Assistance "Top-Up" benefits, visit the U.S. Department of Veteran
Affairs web site
Yes. You have the ability (depending on degree plan) to transfer up
to 90 credits of approved coursework including ACE approved military
transcripts into a bachelor's degree program
Yes. You may transfer CLEP and DANTES examinations. Credits transfers will be dependent upon your individual requirements.
Yes. You may withdraw from Fisher College online courses by simply
providing us with a copy of your travel orders. If you are deployed at a
moment's notice, we will need a POC within your unit to verify your
Fisher College offers six terms per year. Each term is eight weeks in
length. You may complete six credit hours per term and up to 36 credits
hours per academic year. Academic schedules are flexible enough to
allow the service member to take a full load or as few as one course per
No special requirements are needed other than an updated PC,
Microsoft Office, and access to the Internet via dial-up or DSL. (Please
refer to systems requirements for further details.)
Academic requirements require you to access your online classroom a
minimum of three times per week (Monday-Sunday). A portion of each
student's grade is based on input in the classroom discussion.
Assignments and exams are also required.
No. Our online program is asynchronous, meaning a student will have
access to class 24/7. However, the instructor does have the option of
holding a "live" chat room if the students or instructor feel the need
to cover additional material or answer further questions.