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12:1

Student to
teacher ratio
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830+

University total enrollment
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3.25

Average
Student GPA
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21

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.

University News

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24 Fisk Student-Athletes Named to the 2019-20 Association of Independent Institutions Academic All-Conference Team

NASHVILLE (June 25, 2020)-This week, the Association of Independent Institutions (A.I.I) recognized 24 student-athletes from Fisk University for their classroom…

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Fisk Jubilee Singers Announce New Album, Celebrating Fisk!

RELEASE Fisk Jubilee Singers® Announce New Album, Celebrating Fisk! (The 150th Anniversary Album), Releasing on 6/26/20, Including “Glory / Stranger”…

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Fisk University Partners with Asurion to Launch New Data Science Scholarship Program with $200,000 Investment

Global Tech Care Company Makes a Four-Year Commitment to Help Build Nashville’s Diverse Tech Talent   Nashville, TN, June 8,…

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FISK AND MEHARRY ARRIVE AT AGREEMENT TO FAST-TRACK MEDICAL AND DENTAL SCHOOL ADMISSIONS FOR SELECT UNDERGRAD STUDENTS.

The collaboration between the two renowned African-American colleges follows Meharry’s recently inaugurated early acceptance program with Middle Tennessee State University…

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Fisk University to Host NAAAHP 29th National Conference

The 29th annual conference of the National Association of African American Honors Programs is returning to Nashville, Tennessee, with Fisk…

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The Slave Bible Returns Home to Fisk University

In 2018 Fisk University partnered with the Museum of the Bible, and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History…

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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.