Fisk University School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Nashville, TN

$22,132

Avg tuition

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About Fisk University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

HBCU: YesHistorically Black Colleges and Universities are accredited schools established prior to 1965 whose principal mission was, and is, the education of Black Americans. Explore our HBCU resource hub to learn more.

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Fisk University is a small private university located on an urban campus in Nashville, Tennessee. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 874, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 93%. The university offers 19 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 50%, and a student-faculty ratio of 12:1. Tuition and fees for students are $22,132.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

93% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 930-1150

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-24

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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874

Students Enrolled

Information not available

Online Student Enrollment

12:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus

Demographics

Black

83%

Unknown

8%

Non-U.S. Citizen

5%

Two or more races

2%

White

1%

Hispanic

1%

Asian

0%

American Indian/Alaska Native

Information not available

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Information not available

Female student population

69%

Socio-economic diversity

94% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

94%

State Grant Aid

14%

Institution Grant Aid

38%

Pell Grant

94%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,866
State Grant Aid $4,513
Institution Grant Aid $18,041
Pell Grant Aid $4,314

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.