Pre-College Program

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Target Application Deadline: June 4, 2021

After this date, only those paying full tuition can still be added. No financial assistance can be requested.

If you need any further information please do not hesitate to contact our Program Director Isaac Thompson (

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Student Testimonials

I would say the best part about the program is the long-lasting bond. Throughout my time in the Pre-college program, the people that I was with were basically my family. We did literally everything together. Throughout hard times and the
sleepless nights trying to get through the classes, we had to team up and overcome the hard struggle. With the help of the program, we even to this day hang out and stay together. We were able to have an advantage over all the other freshmen that came in by already having a bond and also by already having classes done, having credit, and even learn the campus. Also having done the program I was able to form connections with different high-level administration. I was also able to form a connection with the person who I now call boss for my work-study job. Without the program, I wouldn’t be able to have accomplished all I have now. I am forever in debt to the program for giving me a family here at Fisk.

-Daria Bell, Pre-college 2019


Though my time in Pre College was limited, its effect on my life has been tremendous. Pre College prepared me for my Freshman year, and I gained contacts that help me get great opportunities. Taking classes during the summer allowed for a head start before any of my peers. When the Fall semester began I was involved in RAGE (Fisk’s dance team), SGA, CSA, Tanner Art Society, the Miss
Black and Gold Pageant, and even a homecoming fashion show. My class did so well throughout the year, and Mr. Isaac Thompson recognized us for our achievements! I was placed in the role of a mentor for Pre College 2019. I had a blast connecting and helping students adjust to college life. I always say without Pre College I would not have had as much success in my Freshman year.

-Victoria Clarke, Pre-college 2018



How long is the program?

Our program is a 5 week Virtual Summer Prep Program that will enthrall students in all things Fisk University. Once completing our students will finish with six hours of College Credit earned towards your degree!

See Our Program Curriculum Below

Program Curriculum


  • English Composition I or II
  • Leadership Development
  • Math Prep or College Algebra
  • CSCI 100 Computer Proficiency
  • Service Learning/New Student Orientation/Career Planning/Assessment


  • Learning Strategies
  • Written Communication
  • Quantitative Skills
  • Fun Virtual activities
  • Current Student & Alumni Interaction
  • Seminars, Cultural/Community Outings