Fisk University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - OustandingQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Fisk University is a very small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 620 students enrolled. This institution was originated in 1866 and is one of the 29 schools and colleges located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Fisk University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
22
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, and master's degree are available at Fisk University.

Fisk University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 22 majors. The most popular concentrations are Psychology, Biology, Physics, Business, and English and Literature. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
85%
The student retention rate at Fisk University is high at 85% (well above Tennessee average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Fisk University is below average - 57%.

Student to faculty ratio at Fisk University is good: 10:1. Learn more regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,100
Average tuition charges are fairly high - $18,500 a year. The additional fees at Fisk University beyond tuition are nearly $1,600; this totals $20,100 annually.

Read the details about Fisk University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
11%
As reported in recent data, 2,758 applications were submitted and 290 were accepted; so it is challenging to get accepted at this school.

Fisk University will consider accepting your dual credits and advanced placement credits for admission.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Fisk University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,500
Fisk University offers study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Fisk University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Fisk University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 600 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable -- about $5,500 annually.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Fisk University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Fisk University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Fisk University Location and Maps



Post Address: Fisk University, 1000 17th Ave North, Nashville, Tennessee 37208-4501, USA
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