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FISK UNIVERSITY, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE

Nashville, TennesseeLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1866Established Year
  701Enrollment

Fisk University: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

Vaishnavi Agrawal Vaishnavi Agrawal
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Fisk University is one of the oldest universities in Nashville, Tennessee. It was established in the year 1866 and is known for its academic excellence. It is a historical institute in Nashville. The institute has excellent faculty. It provides a number of courses to the students in various fields. Online programs are also offered to students. Fisk University is the first African-American institution to be accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Highlights

Typeprivate
Campus Settingurban
Cost of Attendance$32,270
Campus Housing Capacity82%
Admission Helpdesk615.329.8666
Student Retention Rate78%

Campus

  • Fisk University has a vibrant campus that takes care of all the needs of the students.
  • The Office of Student Engagement takes care of all the campus-related activities. It organizes lectures, movies, sports and many more for the students.
  • There are over 50 different clubs and organizations which are run by the Student Government Association.
  • Some of the important on-campus buildings include the Royal Court, Fisk Memorial Chapel, and Student Meeting Rooms.
  • Nashville is one of the best places to live which is filled with public parks, shopping malls, tennis courts, golf courts, etc.

Residence

  • The living-learning centers provide excellent residence to the students. In total there are 4 living-learning halls. 
  • Jubilee Hall LLC is for freshman women while freshman men live on the 1st floor of New Livingstone LLC. Other residences include Crosthwaite LLC. and Mary D. Shane LLC.
  • All the rooms are furnished with a bed, chair, table, chest, and mirrors. 
  • The residence halls also offer other services like laundry services, internet access, AC, kitchen area, TV lounge, and a vending machine.

Programs

  • Fisk University offers a number of excellent courses to the students. The university has 2 departments.
  • The two departments are the School of Humanities and Behavioral Social Sciences and the School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Business.
  • A number of special programs are also offered like the Honors Program, Summer Program and many more.
  • The top chosen majors are Biology, Business, and Psychology.
  • The students can also pursue a joint baccalaureate degree and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at Owen Graduate School of Management. 

Application Process

International students seeking admissions at the University can follow the below-mentioned admission details:

  • Application Portal: Common Application
  • Application Fee: 200 USD (domestic) 500 USD (international)
  • Academic Requirements:
    • Undergraduate Students
      • Complete Application Form
      • SAT/ACT score.
      • TOEFL(iBT): 61 TOEFL(PBT): 500 TOEFL(CBT): 173 IELTS: 6.5
    • Graduate Students
      • Complete Application Form
      • GRE/
      • TOEFL(iBT): 61 TOEFL(PBT): 500 TOEFL(CBT): 173 IELTS: 6.5
  • Supporting Documents: High-school transcripts, ACT/SAT scores, TOEFL/IELTS Test scores (international applicants), Copy of the passport (international applicants), personal statement (graduate courses)

Cost of Attendance

  • The full-time annual undergraduate tuition fee (12-18 semester hours) is 20,220 USD. The full-time graduate tuition fee (9-15 semester hours) is 20,520 USD.
  • The room charge for single occupancy is 9,722 USD and for double occupancy, it is 6,346 USD.
  • A meal plan of 18 meals per week would cost 4,766 USD annually.
  • In addition, a recurring fee of 1,912 USD will have to be paid per year.

Financial Aid for International Students

  • Fisk University offers both merit-based and need-based scholarships to the students. All the students can apply for the scholarships.
  • The Ella Sheperd Moore Provost Scholarship covers the full tuition fee. It is based on the number of credit hours earned by the students.
  • The Fisk Outstanding Scholars and Leaders Award provides a sum of 5,000 USD-15,000 USD to the students.

Private-Funded Financial Aid

Applying for financial aid programs in the US can be overwhelming due to their extensive application filing process. Here’s a brief list of research scholarship opportunities from private organizations both within the U.S. and India.

  1. American University Emerging global leader Scholarship
  2. United World Colleges International Youth Scholarships.
  3. Civil Society Leadership Award
  4. The Indian Trust Fellowship 
  5. Stanford Reliance Dhirubhai Fellowships for Indian Students
  6. Fulbright-Nehru Research Fellowship
  7. Inlaks Scholarship

Alumni

  • Fisk University has an extensive alumni network. The alumni enjoy numerous benefits.
  • The children of the alumni get 20% off on tuition fees. The alumni are a part of various clubs and organizations.
  • They get a discount on purchasing items from the university bookstore.
  • Some of the notable alumni include Johnetta Betsch Cole, Dennis D. Deveaux, Rel Dowdell, and Judith Jamison

Placements

  • The Office of Career Planning and Development takes care of placement-related activities.
  • Career Counselling programs and mock interviews are done by the University from time to time. 
  • Career fairs are organized from time to time.
  • The University provides equal employment opportunities to the students irrespective of their caste and creed.
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Fisk University Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population777
FAFSA Code003490
Application Cost$35
Accreditation SACSSCOC
Average Cost of Attendance$19,624 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Language Proficiency
TOEFL-61- -
IELTS-5.5- -
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score11009401260 23%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing585520650-
Mathematics515420610-
ACTCheck Detailed Score191622 79%
English191522-
Mathematics191621-

Fisk University Acceptance Rate

45.4%

Acceptance Rate

2801

Total Applicants

777

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

34.4%

Male

65.6%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program45.4%
Total Applicants1626
Total Enrolled738
Graduate
Graduate Programs45.3%
Total Applicants86
Total Enrolled39

Fisk University Enrollment

Enrollment
Fisk University Enrollment777
Undergraduate Enrollment738
Graduate Enrollment39
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate47.7%

Attendance Cost

$19,624

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$19,624 / Year
Post Graduate Program$19,900 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$1,800 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$10,790 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$3,000 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$10,790 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$3,000 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$4,000 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$3,000 / Year
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Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Program Wise Accreditations
Music ProgramsNational Association of Schools of Music

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
125388137225
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    1000 17th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208
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    Fatherland District4.79 Km
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