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Fisk University

  • Nashville, TN
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 66%34%
    student ratio
  • 607
    total students
  • $18,862 | $18,862
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • August 1
    fall application deadline
  • 20%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 499
    sat math
  • 509
    sat reading
  • 501
    sat writing
  • 21
    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Special Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied1,240
    • Accepted248
    • Acceptance Rate20%
    • Enrolled607
    • Female Applicants801
    • Females Accepted166
    • Female Acceptance Rate20%
    • Male Applicants439
    • Males Accepted82
    • Male Acceptance Rate18%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.10
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen August 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen August 1st --
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Not Reported
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 509 420 570
    • SAT Math 499 430 540
    • SAT Writing 501 420 580
    • ACT Composite 21 17 23
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$18,862
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,862
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,586.00
    • Room and board *$9,849.00
    • Room only *$5,640.00
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students607
    • Male Student Percentage34%
    • Female Student Percentage66%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino1.32%
    • Black or African American86.99%
    • White or Caucasian.82%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native%
    • Asian.82%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races1.48%
    • Unknown8.57%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students73% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing, Special housing for disabled, Male-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 77%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station No
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student Government Association, State Clubs, Class organizations, Greek Fraternities and Sororities , University Choir
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division X No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division X No
    • Softball No No No
    • Tennis Yes Division X No
    • Track Yes Division X No
    • Volleyball No No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Basketball Yes Division X No
    • Cross-country running Yes Division X No
    • Softball Yes Division X No
    • Tennis Yes Division X No
    • Track Yes Division X No
    • Volleyball Yes Division X No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty80
    • Full-time Percentage57%
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio11:1 or 622 students to 57 faculty

Location & Contact

Fisk University

1000 17th Avenue, North
Nashville, TN 37208-3051
USA

Ms.Loretta McDonald

Interim Director of the Office of Recruitment and Admission

Phone: 615-329-8503
Fax: 615-329-8774
Email: lmcdonald@fisk.edu



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