Fisk University

Nashville, Tennessee

Overview

Address1000 17th Ave North
School Websitewww.fisk.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Fisk University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Nashville, Tennessee that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,885 students applied to Fisk University. Of those students, 1,348 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Fisk University was $19,624, in addition to fees of $1,856. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Fisk University.

Fisk University has a 44% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Fisk University acceptance rate is 72%. To put this into perspective, 1,348 of the 1,885 students who applied to Fisk University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Fisk University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Fisk University had an SAT score between the range of 890 and 1,120. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Fisk University was between 17 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Fisk University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Fisk University, the tuition for in-state residents is $19,624. Combined with fees of $1,856, room and board costs of $10,790, other expenses of $3,000 and the $1,800 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $37,070.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $21,480 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Fisk University to $37,070 for out-of-state students.

Students at Fisk University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Fisk University was $2,710 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 78%. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Fisk University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Fisk University.

Fisk University has a good gender split, with 70% of undergraduates being female and 30% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 75% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 19% of students come from in-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Fisk University is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Fisk University to thrive in your studies.

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