Fisk University

Address:
1000 17th Ave North, Nashville, TN 37208-4501
Phone:
615-329-8500
Website:
http://www.fisk.edu
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About Fisk University

Fisk University is classified as a baccalaureate college with an arts and sciences focus. At least 10 percent of all undergraduate degrees awarded are bachelor’s degrees. This small four-year college has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 1,000 degree-seeking students. At least 80% of students are enrolled full time, and over half of these students reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. No graduate degrees are awarded in fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards the majority of its master’s and professional degrees in the arts and sciences fields. According to data for fall enrollment, 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate600
 Graduate50
 Total650
GenderFemale66%
 Male34%
Student Age% Under 2589%
 % 25 and Over11%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time92%
 % Part-time8%
Race/Ethnicity% White0.6%
 % Black85.1%
 % Asian0.8%
 % Latino0.2%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Race Unknown0.9%
 % International student10%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal1,332
 % Admitted61%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled19%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT25%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT68%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800583 / 800
 SAT Writing410 / 800590 / 800
 SAT Math418 / 800575 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite17 / 3623 / 36
 ACT English16 / 3624
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math16 / 3622 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$18,358
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$18,358
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid93%
 % Undergraduates with Loans72%
 % Undergraduates with Grants89%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,400
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,586
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,500
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,350
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,200
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$4,700

Neighborhood Data for the Nashville Area

Median Age33.7
Median Household Income$46,141
Total Population595,132
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.5% 51.5%
 Age 0-950.9%49.1%
 Age 10-1751.1%48.9%
 Age 18-2448.5%51.5%
 Age 25-2948.8%51.2%
 Age 30-3950.5%49.5%
 40+47.4%52.6%
Race/Ethnicity% White62.5%
 % Black28.6%
 % Asian3.1%
 % Latino9.6%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,586
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,500
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$662
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50037.2%18.6%6.4%
 $500 to $74935.7%50.0%0.0%
 $750 to $99915.2%22.4%43.4%
 Over $100011.9%9.0%23.0%
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