Fisk University

Nashville, TN

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Fisk University

Fisk University

Fisk University Student Essentials

Fisk University Student Essentials
Region: Southeast
Setting: Large City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Bulldogs
Website: www.fisk.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Most Selective
In-State Tuition: $20,002
Out-of-State Tuition: $20,002
Retention Rate: 85%
Enrollment: 563
Year Established: 1866

About Fisk University

For an educational experience that honors the liberal arts tradition at highly ranked Southern institution, explore Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Students have a number of co-curricular development opportunities on campus, such as joining one of the school’s many sororities or fraternities, becoming a part of the Student Government Association, or spending some time in the Fisk memorial chapel.

Academics offered at the university include a variety of bachelor’s degrees from Art to Nursing to Spanish. Graduate programs are available in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Psychology, and pre-professional programs.

The Office of Career Development and Leadership provides practical and customized career information and services, like career counseling, mock interviews, resume/cover letter development, and more.

Online applications are available at the Fisk website. Admissions require students to submit an essay addressing one of a selection of topics, such as civic responsibility, how a Fisk alumnus has influenced your life, or the inspirational or insulting nature of rap lyrics. ACT and SAT scores are also required for incoming freshmen.

Financial aid is available to eligible students through Pell grants, work-study programs, student loans, and more.

Fisk University Map & Location

Fisk University
1000 17th Ave North
Nashville, TN 37208


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Getting Around Fisk University

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

7/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Nashville, TN

Winter
Dec
50
31
Jan
47
28
Feb
52
32
Spring
Mar
61
39
Apr
71
48
May
78
57
Summer
Jun
86
65
Jul
89
70
Aug
89
68
Fall
Sep
82
61
Oct
72
49
Nov
60
39

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 504
Freshman Class 165
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 563

Ethnic Diversity:

  • African American: 86%
  • Caucasian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 13%
African American 86%
Caucasian 1%
Unknown and Other 13%

Undergraduate 90%
Graduate 10%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%
Women 62%
Men 38%
International 8%
Domestic 92%

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