Fisk University

#557
Most Influential School
#843
Most Desirable School

University in Nashville

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About Fisk University

According to Wikipedia, Fisk University is a private historically black university in Nashville, Tennessee. The university was founded in 1866 and its campus is a historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Fisk University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
6,34566%51%104021

How Much Does Fisk University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$20,220$1,912
Price by Family Income
IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$21,816
30K - 48K$25,704
48K - 75K$25,929
75K - 110K$29,211
110K+$30,676

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

How Much Do Fisk University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Fisk University, then you can expect to earn an average of $36,300 per year. You also have a 91% chance of being employed after 10 years.

Fisk University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
85282725

Where is Fisk University?

Fisk University is located at 1000 17th Ave North, Nashville TN 37208-4501

What Is Fisk University Known For?

Fisk University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

Fisk University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Literature
#301
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Education
#265
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Political Science
#263
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History
#250
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Business
#553
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Sociology
#181
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Mathematics
#657
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Chemistry
#939
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Biology
#1719
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Physics
#1136
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Psychology
#825
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Computer Science
#2072
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Who Are Fisk University's Most Influential Alumni?

Fisk University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Sociology, and History. Here are some of Fisk University's most famous alumni:

Lil Hardin Armstrong
An American jazz musician.
Malia Cohen
A Member of San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
Charles Ramsey
An American basketball player-coach.
Mame Stewart Josenberger
Mame Stewart Josenberger
An American educator and businesswoman.
Joan Murrell Owens
An American marine biologist.
Millicent Lownes-Jackson
Millicent Lownes-Jackson
An American professor and author.
Bert Cumby
Bert Cumby
An American military intelligence officer.
Ella Mae Johnson
An American writer.
Bilikiss Adebiyi Abiola
Bilikiss Adebiyi Abiola
A Recycler in Nigeria.
Alfred Oscar Coffin
Alfred Oscar Coffin
An American academic.