|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||11:1|
|Dormitory capacity||900 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Fisk University is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 3,793 applications and 2,976 students were granted admission. Fisk University is at the #76 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 73% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 27% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||820 to 1010|
|ACT||17 to 22|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Fisk University's tuition was $19,624 for all students regardless of residency (26.8% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of Fisk University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 55% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,653 (which is 5.8% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Fisk University in 2016-2017, was 135, which is 65% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,454 (which is 9.5% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Fisk University has enrolled a total of 761 students (738 students full-time and 23 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 761 students, 37 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 34% men and 66% women and 723 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 38 for graduates studies.
Black/African American: 81%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%
Non-resident alien: 3%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Fisk University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics||21%||8|
|Visual And Performing Arts||10%||4|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||5%||2|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||5%||2|
|English Language And Literature/letters||0%||0|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||0%||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Fisk University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Fisk University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,900. Last year, out of the total 167 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 167 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 327 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 288 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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