CARES Act Information & COVID-19 Communication Hub can be found here
University total enrollment
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.
Fisk University’s Outdoor Life Program Receives Grant for Student Fishing Camp
For a number of years, the Outdoor Life Program at Fisk University has been supported by a gift from the…Read More >
Recap: Brown Girls Do Gymnastics Hosts Camp, Conference and Invitational at Fisk University
The Brown Girls Do Gymnastics (BGDG) Conference and Isla™ Invitational was hosted at Fisk University on July 19 -24 with…Read More >
Fisk University Awarded $300,000 from The National Science Foundation (NSF)
Zeinab Yadegari, a Fisk University Postdoctoral Research Fellow, has received $300,000 from The National Science Foundation (NSF), a government agency that funds…Read More >
National Park Service Awards Fisk $500K to Preserve Historic Cravath Hall
Fisk University’s historic Erastus Milo Cravath Library will be preserved thanks to a $500,000 grant from the Historically Black Colleges…Read More >
Fisk University Receives $1.4M to Return Historic Upward Bound
After a 25-year hiatus, the federally funded TRIO-Upward Bound Program will return to Fisk University. The program will increase the…Read More >
Fisk University Introduces New Bachelor of Social Work Program
Fisk University is excited to announce the launch of a new Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program. The four-year curriculum…Read More >
Fisk Alumna, Dr. Diane Nash, Receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom
This past Thursday Dr. Diane Nash ’61, civil rights icon and Fisk alumna, was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom,…Read More >
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Has Awarded Fisk University $1.6 Million to Support Digitization Project
The Fisk University John Hope and Aurelia E. Franklin Library has received $1.6 million from the Mellon Foundation to support…Read More >
Corrinne Tarver Promoted to Athletic Director at Fisk University
On July 6, Vann Newkirk, Fisk University President, announced the promotion of Corrinne Tarver to Athletic Director, overseeing the Athletics…Read More >
Stephan Naylor Hired as Director for first-ever Marching Band at Fisk University
written by: Maya Brown Fisk University is thrilled to announce Stephan Naylor as the University’s new band director. The Chicago…Read More >
Fisk is Family to me. This university is a safe haven for me to truly express my creativity and grow as a student and servant leader in my local community.
At Fisk, you truly are challenged academically. Without my professors pushing me and always making sure that my fellow Fiskites and I understand the topics at hand, I don't know where I would be. At Fisk, you are more than a number you are seen!
Fisk is my Home away from Home. I love being able to have such a close-knit bond with all my professors.
When people say "Fisk chooses you", I did not want to believe them, but it is TRUE!
I chose Fisk to continue the legacy that so many Fisk Alumni have established. I knew that Fisk would be the best place to academically and personally enhance my talents to their true potential. Fisk has taught me more about myself than I could have ever imagined."
Through the Honors Program here at Fisk, I have been exposed to different disciplines, which allows me to understand various viewpoints, enhance my network, and function in a multitude of business environments and industries.
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.