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12:1

Student to
teacher ratio
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930+

University total enrollment
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3.4

Average
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1200

Average SAT
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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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U.S. Department of Education’s Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP) Awards Fisk University’s STEM through Rocketry Electronics Engagement and Coding (STEM-TREEC) Program

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Jazzy 88 WFSK 15th Annual ‘Round the Clock” 48-hour Radiothon

This year for health’s sake, WFSK will do an indoor/outdoor 48-Hour Radiothon. They will be broadcasting live from the Du…

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Fisk University Brings Starbucks to Campus

Fisk University is excited to announce the addition of a Starbucks coffee to the campus as a part of the…

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Fisk University Announces Three New Academic Programs

Nashville, TN September 23, 2021 – Fisk University is launching three new academic programs in the Fall of 2022.  The…

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Fisk University Rises in Rankings Among Top Ten HBCUs in U.S. News Rankings

U.S. News and World Report has ranked Fisk University at the number 9 spot among Best HBCUs Nationwide. The rankings…

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Jubilee Day and Homecoming 2021 Update

Dear Fisk Family, Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the recent spike in COVID cases in Tennessee and Nashville,…

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Fisk University Makes Renovations to Fisk Memorial Chapel

Built in 1892 and coming up on its 130th anniversary the Fisk Memorial Chapel was due for renovations and upgrades.…

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Fisk University Unveils New Fitness Center

This Fall Fisk University unveiled numerous campus upgrades including a brand new fitness center for the student union. The new…

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Americana Music Association Names Fisk Jubilee Singers® as one of this year’s slate of Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees

The Americana Music Association will present musical pioneers The Mavericks, Keb’ Mo’ Trina Shoemaker, Carla Thomas, and the Fisk Jubilee…

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Fisk University Receives $2.5 Million Gift From the R.I.S.E. Opportunity Foundation

Gift to support the development of the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Risk Management Institute NASHVILLE, Tenn., September 7,…

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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.