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Fisk University

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Fisk University is a historically black university founded in 1866 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. The 40-acre (160,000 m2) campus is a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

In 1930, Fisk was the first African-American institution to gain accreditation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Accreditations for specialized programs quickly followed. In 1952, Fisk was the first predominantly black college to earn a Phi Beta Kappa charter. Organized as the Delta of Tennessee Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society that December, the chapter inducted its first student members on April 4, 1953.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $17,952.00 avg tuition

1000 17th Ave North
Nashville, TN 37208-4501
(615) 329-8500

Apply online Admissions:
www.fisk.edu/Admission.aspx
Financial Aid:
www.fisk.edu/FinancialAid.aspx

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Fisk University

Statistics:
Applied 1,913
Admitted 1,878 98%
Enrolled total 135
Full Time: 132
Part Time 3
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 410 550
SAT Math 420 530
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 420 533
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 18 24
ACT Math 16 23
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 79%
4-year graduation rate 49%
6-year graduation rate 57%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Fisk University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $17,952.00 $17,952.00 $17,952.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $1,510.00 $1,510.00 $1,510.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $748.00 $748.00 $748.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $17,952.00 $17,952.00 $17,952.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,510.00 $1,510.00 $1,510.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $997.00 $997.00 $997.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,092.00 $8,500.00 $4,700.00
Other Expenses $3,350.00 $5,200.00 $4,700.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,400.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 79%
Percent receiving grant aid 75%
Avg amount of grant aid $12,590.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 63%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,876.00

Fisk University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Business/Commerce, General X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
EDUCATION
Music Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Spanish Language and Literature X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X

Fisk University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Rhythm Nations/Janet Jackson Scholarship Up to $5,000 October 31, 2016
UNCF General Scholarship Up to $5,000 March 24, 2017
TJF Hungry For Education Scholarship $1,250 December 01, 2016

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