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Fisk University Scholarships

1000 17th Ave North Tuition In/Out-State: $18,492 / $18,492 Total Fall Enrollment: 580
Nashville , TN 37208-4501 Books and Supplies: $1,600 Applicants Admitted: 98%
(615) 329-8500 On-campus Room and Board: $9,546 Receiving Aid of Some Type: 79% Undergraduate Application Fee: $50 Receiving Institutional Aid: 60% , $8,870 on average
Source: National Center for Education Statistics
  • Fisk University General Information

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    Address 1000 17th Ave North, Nashville, TN 37208-4501
    Phone Number (615) 329-8500
    Web Address
    Mission Statement Fisk University provides a rich academic experience steeped in the liberal arts tradition. Our faculty, staff and students exhibit a passion for learning and personal growth. We are committed to ethical leadership and engagement in our local and global communities.
    Type of School Four or more years, Private not-for-profit
    Religious affiliation None
    Highest degree offered Master's degree
    Calendar Semester
    Setting Large City
    Distance learning opportunities No

    Fisk University Size

    Total enrollment 580
    Enrolled full time 509
    Enrolled part time 71

    Fisk University Student Body

    Men enrolled full time 186
    Women enrolled full time 323
    American Indian/Alaskan Native -
    Asian/Pacific Islander -
    Black/Non-Hispanic -
    Hispanic -
    White/Non-Hispanic -
    Non-Resident Alien 11%
    Race/ethnicity unknown 0%
  • Fisk University Admission Basics

    Admissions office phone number -
    Open admission policy No
    Undergraduate Application fee $50
    Applied 1,913
    Admitted 1,878
    Enrolled 135
    Admitted % 98%

    Fisk University Admission factors

    Admission test scores Required
    Secondary school GPA Required
    Secondary school rank Recommended
    Secondary school record Required
    TOEFL Required
    Completion of college preparatory program Recommended
    Recommendations Required
    Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended

    Fisk University Admission statistics

    Students submitting SAT 34%
    SAT 1 Verbal 25th percentile score 410
    SAT 1 Verbal 75th percentile score 550
    SAT 1 Math 25th percentile score 420
    SAT 1 Math 75th percentile score 530
    Students submitting ACT 72%
    ACT Composite 25th percentile score 18
    ACT Composite 75th percentile score 24
  • Fisk University Cost

    In-State Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $18,492
    Out-of-state Tuition, Full-time Undergraduates $18,492
    Books and Supplies $1,600
    On-campus room and board $9,546
    Off-campus room and board $10,080

    Fisk University Financial Aid

    Students Receiving Aid 79%
    Receiving Federal Grants 53% , $5,782 on average
    Receiving Institutional Aid 60% , $8,870 on average
    Receiving Student Loans 63% , $6,876 on average
  • Fisk University Programs & Majors

    Graduates in 2009/2010 academic year.

    Biological and Biomedical Sciences Bachelor Master
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General 37 0
    Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Bachelor Master
    Business/Commerce, General 29 0
    Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Bachelor Master
    Computer and Information Sciences, General 2 0
    Education Bachelor Master
    Music Teacher Education 2 0
    Special Education and Teaching, General 3 0
    English Language and Literature/Letters Bachelor Master
    English Language and Literature, General 10 0
    Foreign languages, literatures, and Linguistics Bachelor Master
    Spanish Language and Literature 14 0
    Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences Bachelor Master
    Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) 3 0
    History Bachelor Master
    History, General 9 0
    Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities Bachelor Master
    General Studies 0 0
    Mathematics and Statistics Bachelor Master
    Mathematics, General 3 0
    Philosophy and Religious Studies Bachelor Master
    Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other 2 0
    Physical Sciences Bachelor Master
    Chemistry, General 5 0
    Physics, General 1 3
    Psychology Bachelor Master
    Psychology, General 37 4
    Social Sciences Bachelor Master
    Political Science and Government, General 7 0
    Sociology 10 0
    Visual and Performing Arts Bachelor Master
    Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General 5 0
    Fine/Studio Arts, General 5 0
    Music Performance, General 4 0
    Music, General 1 0
  • Fisk University Deadlines

    Regular Admissions

    Regular application deadline March 1
    Priority application deadline March 1
    Fall application deadline March 1
    SAT Reasoning / ACT scores due June 15
    SAT Subject score report due June 15
    College will notify student by -
    Student must reply to acceptance by May 1
    Deadline for housing deposit July 15

    Financial Aid

    Financial aid priority deadline March 1
    Financial aid deadline July 1
    College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about -
    Student must reply to financial aid decision by -

    Early Decision/Action

    Early decision deadline -
    College will notify student of early decision by -
    Early action deadline December 1
    College will notify student of early action by December 31

    Transfer Students

    Transfer priority application deadline -
    Transfer priority financial aid deadline -
    Transfer application closing date Rolling admission
    Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms -
    College will notify student of transfer decision by -
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General Academic Scholarship

Scholarship Description
3.3 un-weighted GPA, 23-24 ACT or SAT 1 equivalent (approximately 1590 - 1650); 3.0 to maintain.
Number of Awards
Renewal Criteria
3.0 to maintain.

Award Criteria Requirements:

Financial need
Class Standing
There is no separate scholarship application, students are evaluated on the strength of their admission application. Scholarships are not guaranteed. All applicants are evaluated on the strength of their application and by comparison against the applicant pool. Students are evaluated until the institution's scholarship budget has been met.
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