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Reviews 303 total reviews with an average rating of 3.4

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4 College Freshman

Health & Safety: I feel safe during the day, it's obviously not very safe to walk around campus alone at night.

College Freshman

Greek Life: I don't know very much about what goes on inside of the frats.

4 College Freshman

Scholarships: I pay very little out of pocket, almost all the current freshmen are here on scholarship. Fisk, recently, have been very generous with their financial aid.

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2 College Freshman

Athletics: Fisk pretty much has the worst basketball team. So they aren't that important on campus.

4 College Freshman

Academics: Most of the classes I've had so far have been good, and I have good professors.

2 College Freshman

Party Scene: No parties near Fisk, only by Tennessee State or Vanderbilt.

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3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: It's okay. Nothing special, unless you're closer to Vanderbilt University's campus.

2 College Freshman

Academics: Biology is not easy, but what I want to do (veterinary science) requires it. If I didn't have to take it, I wouldn't.

3 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: There are a few places that deliver up until 3:00 am. Its god for late nights.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I live in jubilee hall. Its a beautiful building, the most beautiful on campus without a doubt. But the rooms are small unless you receive a corner room. New liv is the worst dorm, it looks like a prison.

2 College Freshman

Scholarships: My school gives lots of money, but lose things (important papers) in the office which obviously causes problems.

4 College Freshman

Local Area: I like the local atmosphere; it's a nice city, but it's not too crazy or crowded.

3 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Our campus is small so there aren't many security guards.

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: The parties on campus are alright, but there are better places to be.

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4 College Senior

Diversity: To go to a Historically Black College & University the diversity here is great. Diversity does not have to be displayed by skin color alone, but by the things we do, are interested in, and opportunities we create.

4 College Senior

Administration: Everyone knows the rules and is told about them constantly. If you get in trouble for breaking the rules it is no one's fault but your own. Even the administrators will be lenient with you once or twice, but after that it is on you.

4 College Senior

Party Scene: For the under 21 crowd the party life is restricted to any of the campuses they can get to. Vanderbilt usually has a party going on each weekend at different fraternity houses on their campuses. The only problem with that is that they do not always let non-Vanderbilt students join unless you know someone in the fraternity. When they do let outside students in though, it is a great time. Tennessee State University usually throws a party at a night club, but sometimes you can find one at an apartment or house. Downtown is for those of the 21 and over crowd. The party never ends down there and is always fun.

3 College Senior

Transportation: We do not have zip cars or campus shuttles. The city bus is the most reliable form of transportation for someone without a car. There are also buses that run that are completely free and will take you around downtown and music way off of Demonbreun. Many students do not know about it because they do not do research. The taxis in Nashville are inconsistent because some days they will come get you in 5 minutes and other days they will say they are coming and never come. The problem is that they do not tell you how long the wait will be or if they are backed up.

3 College Senior

Campus Food: The cafe has endless eating, so buffet style it just is not always the best food each day. The sub shop is only one plate and may not fill you up but does give you something different than what the cafe gives based on the menu.

4 College Senior

Off-Campus Dining: If you are looking for healthy options then you will really have to search unless you only eat sushi, then there is a lot of that around. For the late night eaters many places in Nashville are open until 2 or 3 am and they deliver. Other than that we have cuisine from all over the world: Ethiopian, African, Hispanic, Italian, Korean, Middle Eastern and of course American.

5 College Senior

Scholarships: Financial aid is not hard to get at Fisk as long as you take care of everything on your end. The school is constantly working for students and giving them opportunities to receive scholarships on the daily. If there is ever any trouble all one has to do is call or go there in person and work it out. They lay everything out for you and will find the solution for you if they do not have it right away.

3 College Senior

Athletics: The athletics are good for those who play sports. As a student you see that the athletes do love their sport and want to do the most with it, but the problem is when it comes to game time they fall short. Individually the players are great, but as a team it is hard to see any camaraderie.

3 College Senior

Greek Life: When I was a freshmen Greek life was always high on life. You would see people wearing paraphernalia all the time and there was always an impromptu step show going down. As of late though, it has dwindled down to almost nothing. The Greeks barely show that they are associated anymore and many barely step and or stroll unless its for an event, or some ol'heads are on campus.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Fisk grows you and teaches you much about life!

4 College Sophomore

Parking: Parking is convenient but fills up by Jub at times

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