Fisk University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

1000 17th Avenue North

Nashville, TN 37208-3051

(615) 329-8665

(888) 702-0022

Fax: (615) 329-8774



Contact: Keith Chandler

Dean of Admissions
Main Address

1000 17th Avenue North

Nashville, TN 37208-3051

(615) 329-8500

www.fisk.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 683

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 115

Degree-seeking undergrads: 683

Graduate enrollment: 45

Setting

Urban setting

Very large city (over 500,000)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 64%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 75%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Music Teacher Education B
Special Education B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) B

History

History – General B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Elected Studies B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Fisk University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (615) 329-8500
Website: www.fisk.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.fisk.edu/admissions/apply
Address: 1000 17th Ave North, Nashville, TN 37208-4501
Setting: City: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 874
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 49%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*: 874 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $22,132
Out-of-state Tuition: $22,132
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 94%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $12,803

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Fisk University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Fisk University.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 21
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 1
Education 12
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1
History 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Physical Sciences 22
Psychology 11
Social Sciences 2
Visual and Performing Arts 3
Grand total 1194

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Fisk University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $22,132
Out-of-state $22,132
Books and supplies $1,800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $21,832
Out-of-state $21,832

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 258 94%
Grant or scholarship aid 258 94% $12,803
Student loan aid 242 88% $12,101

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 568 76% $20,483
Federal student loans 643 87% $11,803

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Fisk University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Fisk University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,034 852 2,182
Percent admitted 100% 93% 93%
Percent admitted who enrolled 11% 12% 10%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Fisk University Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 874
Undergraduate enrollment 840
Graduate enrollment 34

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Fisk University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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