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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 University Restores all Academic scholarships for Fall 2021

In light of this past year and the extraordinary challenges and hardships everyone has experienced, Fisk University has opted to…

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Fisk University Named as a Grant Recipients from the Tennessee Department Of Health To Address Covid-19 Health Disparities

The Tennessee Department of Health announced Fisk University as one of the grant recipients for a $38.8 million award from…

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Fisk University Galleries Named as a 2021 Bank of America Art Conservation Project Grant Recipient

Today Bank of America announced Fisk University Galleries as one of 23 grant recipients for the 2021 Bank of America…

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Fisk University Partners with Music Business Association As First HBCU

Fisk University is proud to announce our partnership with The Music Business Association (Music Biz). Fisk will be the first HBCU…

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Fisk University Receives $3 Million Gift From Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP

Fisk University announced today one of the largest gifts in its 155-year history, a $3 million donation from Cravath, Swaine &…

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Fisk University Enters the Competitive World of Esports

Recently Fisk University completed construction of its first E-Sports Arena.  The new venue features a 1000 square foot gaming area that…

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Together We RISE, Fisk University Partners with Marsh McLennan to Launch a Fellowship Program for Black MBA Students

Fisk University has partnered with Marsh McLennan, the world’s leading professional services firm in the areas of risk, strategy and…

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Fisk Names Roland Martin the University’s Inaugural “Reavis L. Mitchell” Distinguished Scholar in Residence

Fisk University is delighted to announce that renowned journalist and television personality Roland Martin will serve as the University’s inaugural…

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Fisk University receives largest Nashville Gift in its 155-year History

Fisk University announced today the single largest gift from a Nashville family since Fisk’s inception in 1866.  The $2.5 million…

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Fisk University Names Dr. John D. Jones as New Provost & VP For Academic Affairs

Today Fisk University announced that Dr. John D. Jones has been appointed to serve as the new Provost & VP…

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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.