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From its founding in 1866, academic excellence has been the hallmark of Fisk University, one of the foremost research and teaching universities in the United States. Fisk offers its students an exceptional curriculum and dynamic learning and mentoring experiences with an award-winning, professionally renowned faculty.


School of Humanities and Behavioral Social Sciences

School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Business

Special Academic Programs

Honors Programs
The honors program is designed for students who have demonstrated academic capabiity.

Academic Excellence & Student Performance
Support for students experiencing academic difficulty

Fisk Altitude Achievement Missile Team
It inspires young students in urban environments to become young scholars in STEM

TRIO Programs
Get information on the Federal TRIO Programs at Fisk. 

Summer Programs
Learn more about Fisk Summer Programs
Mini-College | Talented Tenth

Pre-Professional Programs
Learn about Fisk's pre-professional program options.


Major MAPs
The Major Academic Planners (MAPs) are detailed four-year course outlines that inform students on the classes they should take and when to take them. 

Supports the academic programs by providing books, electronic resources, and other materials.

Pre-Nursing Student Handbook
Handbook for pre-nursing students

Sample Syllabus 

We have designed a Sample Syllabus  (174 KB, PDF) with selected elements of an effective syllabus, as well as recommended language related to University policies and resources for students. Although it is a syllabus for a particular course, the format can be adapted to probably most any other courses.

Environmental Health and Safety
Maintain the safety, health and the protection of the environment within the disciple of natural sciences

HBCU Wellness Project
The project promotes health and modifies risk for chronic diseases in Tennessee communities.

Center of Teaching and Learning Technologies
Provides an effective teaching and learning environment using emerging technologies