The Fisk Experience is epitomized by our Core values:
Here at the historic Fisk University, home of the internationally acclaimedJubilee Singersr and prolific African American scholars like W.E.B. DuBois, James Weldon Johnson, John Hope Franklin, and Nikki Giovanni, weprovide students a rich supportive environment, in which they can reach theirhighest potential academically, socio-culturally, and personally.
Our studentsare valued members of a learning community where academic excellence is theimperative. We hope your interest in Fisk University is just beginning and thatyou will build a lifelong connection with our beloved University because asconveyed by our creed, "…our sons and daughters are forever on the alter."Here are just 10 Great Reasons to join the Fisk family: More than 80% of incoming Fisk students graduated in the top of their highschool graduating class. A significant number of our graduates go on to pursue their graduateeducation at some of our nation's top graduate school institutions. Fisk's graduation rate is higner than the national average. Fisk produces more African-Americans who go on to earn doctoral degrees in the natural sciences. A premiere liberal arts institution, Fisk empowers students for life. Cultural diversity is the hallmark of Fisk’s CORE curriculum. Fisk has a proven tradition of excellence spanning almost 140 years. Fisk has a community of stellar professors and administrators who believe"students are our number one priority." Fisk is considered an intellectual and cultural oasis both nationally andglobally. Fisk instills in students the belief that service to others is the foundation forhigher education.