Fisk University
#341 Overall Influence#843 Desirability Rank

Fisk University

University in Nashville

Fisk University Rankings

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.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,894

Acceptance

71%

Graduation Rate

44%

Median SAT Score

1005

Median ACT Score

20

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$19,624

Fees (in-state)

$1,856

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$36,300

Employed

91%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

1K

Under-Grads

1K

Graduates

0K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1000 17th Ave North, Nashville TN 37208-4501

What is Fisk University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#90 World Rank #45 USA Rank
Sociology
#98 World Rank #65 USA Rank
Education
#179 World Rank #73 USA Rank
Literature
#167 World Rank #93 USA Rank
History
#289 World Rank #107 USA Rank
Mathematics
#455 World Rank #147 USA Rank
Physics
#330 World Rank #170 USA Rank
Psychology
#473 World Rank #177 USA Rank
Chemistry
#331 World Rank #178 USA Rank
Political Science
#404 World Rank #259 USA Rank
Business
#1092 World Rank #473 USA Rank
Biology
#1301 World Rank #512 USA Rank
Computer Science

Other areas of influence

#61 World Rank #51 USA Rank
Social Work
#121 World Rank #89 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#168 World Rank #80 USA Rank
Anthropology
#208 World Rank #146 USA Rank
Nursing
#280 World Rank #148 USA Rank
Law
#375 World Rank #137 USA Rank
Philosophy
#487 World Rank #187 USA Rank
Economics
#528 World Rank #230 USA Rank
Medical
#554 World Rank #173 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#732 World Rank #366 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#1053 World Rank #614 USA Rank
Communications

Influential People

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 Education. Fisk University’s most academically influential people include W.E.B. Du Bois, James Weldon Johnson, and Ida B. Wells.

W.E.B. Du Bois
W.E.B. Du Bois

American sociologist, historian, activist and writer

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James Weldon Johnson
James Weldon Johnson

Writer and activist

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Ida B. Wells
Ida B. Wells

African-American journalist, newspaper editor, suffragist, sociologist, and civil rights activist

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Nikki Giovanni
Nikki Giovanni

American poet, writer and activist

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John Hope Franklin
John Hope Franklin

American historian

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Julius Lester
Julius Lester

American author

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Nella Larsen
Nella Larsen

American Novelist, librarian, nurse

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David Levering Lewis
David Levering Lewis

American historian

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Charles H. Wesley

American writer

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Diane Nash
Diane Nash

American businesswoman known for civil rights activism

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Johnnetta B. Cole
Johnnetta B. Cole

American anthropologist

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Louis George Gregory
Louis George Gregory

American Hand of the Cause

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