Fisk University

Nashville, TN

Fisk University

Nashville, TN

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Tuition & Fees

$22,132

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
470
75th
630
25th
520
75th
28
25th
20
75th
24
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,217
Declined 2,128
Total Received 6,345
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Private

903

undergraduate students

39

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Fisk University, founded as the Fisk School in 1866, is a private, historically black, liberal arts university. Its 40-acre campus, listed with the National Register of Historical Landmarks, is located on a hill overlooking downtown Nashville.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 942
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

40-acre campus in Nashville (population: 691,243). Served by air and bus; train serves Louisville (173 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Major city

Fisk University
1000 17th Avenue North
Nashville, TN
37208-3051

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
470
75th
630
25th
520
75th
28
25th
20
75th
24
25th
18
75th
26
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

66%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,217
Declined 2,128
Total Received 6,345

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,505

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $20,220
Room $6,346
Board $4,766
Additional fees $1,912
Books & supplies $1,800
Total $35,044
Average Financial Aid - $8,505
Total with Avg. Aid $26,539
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 615 329-8585
finaid@fisk.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Golf
Soccer
Track and field outdoor
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

cheerleading, dance

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
General Studies.
History, General.
Mathematics, General.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Psychology, General.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biology
  2. Psychology
  3. Business Administration

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy

942

total students

25%

in-state

75%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

903
students

Female
68%
616

Male
32%
287

4%

39
students

Female
62%
24

Male
38%
15

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

880
students

Female
69%
603

Male
31%
277

3%

23
students

Female
57%
13

Male
43%
10

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Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

Not Reported

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

62

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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