Fisk University Rankings

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In the World#2991 of 14178
In North America#901 of 2629
In the United States#830 of 2528
In Tennessee#19 of 58
In Nashville#6 of 12

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
93%
Average SAT
1040
Average ACT
21
Avg. cost to attend
$24,225 /y
Aid receiving
94%
Undergraduates
840
Graduates
34
Male:Female Ratio
31:69
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree
Website
fisk.edu

Fisk University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate93%93%93%
Applicants3,0348522,182
Admissions2,8347952,039
Freshmen enrolled full time32498226
Freshmen enrolled part time321

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
109 or 33%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 930
or below

75% of them
had 1150
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Fisk University are 930-1150 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
218 or 67%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 24
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Fisk University are 18-24 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Black or African American723 (83%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown66 (8%)
Nonresident Alien48 (5%)
Two or more races15 (2%)
Hispanic12 (1%)
White6 (0.7%)
Asian4 (0.5%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$24,225/year
Average aid awarded
$12,803
Students receiving aid
94%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$21,816
$30-48K$25,704
$48-75K$25,929
$75-110K$29,211
$110K+$30,676

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$20,220$20,520
Tuition in-state$20,220$20,520
Tuition out-of-state$20,220$20,520
Fee in-district$1,912$1,312
Fee in-state$1,912$1,312
Fee out-of-state$1,912$1,312

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity838
Combined charge for room and board$11,022
Room charge$6,346
Meal charge$4,676

Fisk University Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Psychology, General205
Biology & Biological Sciences, General173
Business & Commerce, General20
Political Science and Government, General8
English Language and Literature, General5
Chemistry, General3
Sociology3
Computer and Information Sciences, General2
Fine & Studio Arts, General2
History, General2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology2
Physics, General1
General Studies1
Music, General1
Mathematics, General1
Grand Total899
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate50%50%50%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,408
Citations
33,231

Publication count by topic

Materials science
419
Physics
349
Chemistry
190
Computer science
72
Biology
46
Sociology
32
Political science
18
Psychology
18
History
17
Mathematics
17
Medicine
17
Business
14
Engineering
7
Economics
7
Art
6
Philosophy
5
Geography
4
Geology
2
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics80315,098
History1084104
Materials science15287,171
Geology1735516
Chemistry23813,374
Art24075
Computer science2763988
Sociology282499
Political science332926
Biology4074422
Economics438014
Geography441916
Mathematics449465
Psychology457290
Medicine4822109
Business50579
Engineering55415

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990717
1991916
19921015
19932132
19941425
19951853
19962346
19972556
19982677
199926106
200020121
200125187
200226196
200326203
200431265
200547328
200652378
200740399
200841446
200942518
201060638
2011581014
2012471309
2013601712
2014581920
2015482455
2016532953
2017643157
2018332975
2019512910
2020363337

General info

Founded1866
WikipediaFisk University
MottoHer sons and daughters are ever on the altar
Colorsgold, blue
Academic CalendarAugust to April
Total FTE staff191
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address1000 17th Ave North
Nashville, Tennessee, 37208-4501
United States
City population668,000
Phone6153298500
Fax+1 (615) 329 8715

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