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St. John Fisher College, a private liberal arts school located in Rochester, New York, is one of the top 145 institutions of higher learning in the United States. The Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rochester James E. Kearney and the Basilian Fathers founded St. John Fisher College in 1948. Originally, it was just for men, and it became co-ed in 1971. The school was named after Catholic cardinal and bishop John Fisher. Today, it’s still affiliated with the Catholic church and sits on 154 acres of land in a suburban setting. Notable alumni include American sports executive Russ Brandon, CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods Edward W. Stack, Christian filmmaker Rich Christiano, journalist Dan Kane, basketball coach Paul Hewitt, politician Maria Cino and sports agent John Rickert. The school’s colors are gold and cardinal red, its mascot is the Cardinal and its teams are called the Cardinals. Its sports affiliations are Empire 8 Athletic Association, NCAA Division III and Eastern College Athletic Conference. Varsity sports offered include men’s football, baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, tennis and track and field, and women’s basketball, cheerleading, golf, lacrosse, rowing, field hockey, cross country, volleyball and softball.
Rochester is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York. With a population of 208,046 residents, Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo. The metropolitan area has a population of just over 1 million people. More from Wikipedia...
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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, many to choose from
Greek Life:Not important
Party Scene:Standard, mostly on the weekends