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12:1

Student to
teacher ratio
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910+

University total enrollment
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3.45

Average
Student GPA
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23.7

Average
Test Scores
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#3

Job Placement
in Tennessee

Achieving academic excellence since 1866

Fisk University has stood the test of time for more than 150 years. True excellence beams from this illustrious campus. Here, we produce true leaders and scholars that are ready to change the world. The university has been known as the Golden Standard for supporting our students' intellectual needs.

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FISK SGA PRESIDENT RECOGNIZED AMONG 45 OTHER HBCU SGA PRESIDENTS BY HBCUBUZZ

In honor of the Biden- Harris inauguration, HBCUBUZZ recognized 46 HBCU SGA presidents as the leaders in their communities and…

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FISK STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN VIRTUAL JOINT DAY OF SERVICE TO HONOR LEGACY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.

Fisk University its fellow local institutions will continue its tradition of celebrating the MLK Joint Day of Service on Jan. 18.…

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Fisk University Partners with Propel Center, a New Global HBCU Headquarters for Innovation

Propel Center will provide students and faculty with world-class skills and leadership development opportunities through virtual and in-person instruction   …

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Chattanooga Gas, Southern Company Gas, Southern Company Foundation award $120K to Fisk University for critical technology needs

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – Dec. 3, 2020 – Chattanooga Gas, Southern Company Gas, and its parent, Southern Company, are donating $120,000…

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Meet the New Faculty: An Exceptional Cohort Joins the Fisk Faculty

Behind every great university, stands a dynamic and dedicated Faculty. The Faculty is a carefully selected assemblage of professionals dedicated…

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The Fisk Jubilee Singers’® Album, Celebrating Fisk! (The 150th Anniversary Album), Nominated for GRAMMY® Award in Best Roots Gospel Album Category

  Nashville, Tenn. (November 24, 2020) — Curb Records is excited to announce the much-deserved GRAMMY® nomination of its June…

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FISK TEAM PLACED IN THE TOP 10AT BE SMART HACKATHON

Last month five Fisk students participated in BLACK ENTERPRISE’s 6th Annual BE Smart Hackathon. The event was hosted by American…

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FISK UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES THE APPOINTMENT OF FOUR NEW MEMBERS TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

Nashville, TN- Fisk University is thrilled to announce the appointment of four new members to the Board of Trustees. Joining…

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Virtual Graduation Celebration Event to Replace In-Person Ceremony

October 23, 2020 Dear Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni: It goes without saying that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a…

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FISK UNIVERSITY UNVEILS NEW LOGOS

Today, Fisk University is excited to unveil its new logos. These refreshed designs follow the University’s successful website overhaul in…

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A rich tradition of excellence

Probably no single institution has played so central a role as Fisk in the shaping of black learning and culture in America. The Fisk tradition of leadership and excellence continued throughout the 20th century and is being carried on today.