805
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,920
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
80
80%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Fisk University is a Comprehensive institution located in Nashville, TN, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1000 17th Avenue North
Nashville, TN  37208-3051
United States
Contact Ms. Loretta McDonald
Dean of the Office of Recruitment and Admission
Email: lmcdonald@fisk.edu
Phone: 615-329-8503
Fax: 615-329-8774

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,004
Applied
2,431
Accepted
805
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

2,064
Females Applied
1,705
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

940
Males Applied
726
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
3.1
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen August 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 21 17 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

19,624
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Fees

1,856
Full-time student fees
10,790
Room & board
6,162
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

12,920
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,181
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
15,239
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,780
Avg. Loan Aid
10,417
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
32%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

805
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
74%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.11%
Black or African American 87.95%
White or Caucasian 0.75%
Asian 0.75%
Two or more races 0.99%
Other 6.46%

Gender

Male (34.78%)
Female (65.22%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 82%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, Spring Arts Festival and Jubilee Day Convocation

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, State Clubs, Class organizations, Greek Fraternities and Sororities and University Choir

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
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Volleyball No No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Checkmark No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark Checkmark No
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Faculty

80
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 46
Part-time - 34
Male - 45
Female - 35