Fisk University

436 reviews
  1. Nashville, TN
  2. 4 Year
C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    C
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    C-
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    D+
  11. Student Life
    C-
  12. Safety
    C-
Fisk University is ...
Private not-for-profit, HBCU
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
Address
1000 17th Ave North
Nashville, TN 37208
Website

Fisk University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
83%
SAT Range
790-1090
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required

Cost

Net Price
$19,831/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $19,591/ year
  • $30-48k
    $18,988/ year
  • $49-75k
    $24,222/ year
  • $76-110k
    $24,954/ year
  • $110k+
    $29,562/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.16 responses
69%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.16 responses
81%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.16 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
705Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
53%
Varsity Athletes
11%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 13 responses
Report
  • Academically-inclined
    54%
  • Well learned about the African American Community
    31%
  • Just getting by
    15%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
88%
Poll
46%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.28 responses
Poll
70%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.40 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 9 responses
Report
  • Family
    100%

After Fisk University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$33,800/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
40%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.8 responses

Reviews

436 reviews
  • Excellent
    63
  • Very Good
    125
  • Average
    176
  • Poor
    40
  • Terrible
    20
It was scary at first, but now I understand the swing of things. Everything if set at a fast pace, but I truly feel like I am learning
  • College Freshman
  • 4 days ago
The school I am at is wonderful.
  • College Freshman
  • 14 days ago
I like how there are many opportunities giving at Fisk. I like how the students are engaged and willing to help one another achieve. The things that Fisk differ from other HBCU's is the number of students. I feel the less students the better relationship you can build with your professor.
  • Sophomore
  • 18 days ago