How to Apply

Students may apply via the Common Application at, or the Common Black College Application at

A completed application encompasses the following items:

  • An application
  • Application Fee of $25.00
  • Official Transcript
  • Official Standardized Test Scores
  • Essay
  • Academic Letter of Recommendation
  • College/Guidance Counselor Letter of Recommendation 

Our application deadlines are as follows:

  • Early Action and Priority Scholarship deadline - November 1st
  • Regular Decision - February 1st
  • Students will be notified of their admission to the University on or before December 30th for Early Action.
  • Students who apply Regular Decision will receive notification on or before March 31st.

Fisk University does have a Rolling Admission process which students will be admitted if there is space available.

Fall 2016 Admitted Student Profile

Middle 50% GPA of Admitted Students 2.95 - 3.27

Middle 50 % ACT of Admitted Students 20 - 23

Middle 50% SAT of Admitted Students 940 – 1050 CR and Math


Fisk Facts

Fisk ranks in the top 77th percentile of all institutions in the United States receiving federal science and engineering research funds, according to the National Science Foundation.