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12:1

Student to
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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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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…

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Brown Girls Do Gymnastics to Host Inaugural Gymnastics Camp July 19 on the Campus of the Fisk University

Registration for Camp Isla™ – Fisk, 2-Day Conference, and Gymnastics Invitational Ends June 15 May 24, 2022 – On July…

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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…

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Fisk Alum JoLinda Herring on Cravath’s On Tax Podcast

JoLinda Herring is Managing Shareholder of the law firm Bryant Miller Olive and Co‑Chair of its Public Finance group. After…

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Fisk University Receives a Combined $ 1.1Million
From Theresia Gouw & her Venture Capital Firm, Acrew

[Nashville,TN, April 25 ] – “Fisk University is excited to announce an innovative endowment gift from Acrew Capital and its co-founder Theresia Gouw, which…

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Introducing “The Beginning”: Fisk University welcomes First-Ever Modeling Organization

The grounds of Fisk University host many opportunities to be involved, engaged, and active on campus. The institution currently operates…

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Fisk University’s Team Wins the Highly Coveted 2022 HBCU Battle of the Brains

  On the 9th of March 2022, Fiskites flew to Austin, Texas, to represent Fisk University at the weeklong HBCU…

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Fisk University to Launch New Kinesiology Program this Fall

  [Nashville, TN, April 1] – Fisk University is launching a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with the goal…

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Fisk Jubilee Singers® at Carnegie Hall

{Nashville, TN}- Saturday night marked an incredibly special occasion for the multi-award-winning Fisk Jubilee Singers®.  Dr. Paul T. Kwami was invited…

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Powering HBCU Minds: Fisk University Showcases Academic Excellence in 33rd Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

Nashville, TN, March 17, 2022 – The journey to the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship Tournament is underway…

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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.