How To Apply

Fisk University Application Deadlines

First Years, Transfers & Re-Admit Students:

Spring 2024 Deadlines: 

  • Regular Decision - December 1st, 2023

Fall 2024 Deadlines:

    • Early Action I - November 1st, 2023
    • Early Action II - February 1st, 2024
    • Regular Decision - July 15th, 2024

International New First-Time Students:
• Fall Semester: May 1st
• Spring Semester: October 1st
International Transfer Students:
• Fall Semester: June 1st
• Spring Semester: October 1st

Graduate Students:

  • April 15, 2024 – Entering Fall Semester 2024

*Please note, that scholarships are provisional after December 3, 2023.

An application is NOT considered complete without all materials.

Application Process Notes & Suggestions

We encourage students to apply during the Early Action or Early Action II decision process, as Regular Decision is limited to space availability, priority scholarship consideration occurs during the Early Action cycles. As a reminder, an incomplete application package will not be considered.

To assist with financing the Fisk education, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA launches October 1st each year. To complete this application, please visit the FAFSA website. For more information regarding financial aid, please visit our Office of Student Financial Aid page.

Submit Your Application

Students may apply to Fisk University by utilizing the Common Application or clicking below to apply.

Learn About Your Submission Requirements

Depending on whether you are interested in joining us as a first year student, seeking re-admission, applying to our Graduate program, transferring in from another school, or applying internationally - there will be different eligibility requirements. Once you are accepted there may be additional things to consider or provide as well.

To learn about what you need to prepare for as a prospective Fisk University student, please select the option that that applies to you.