Top 20 Universities In Tennessee

Top 20 Universities In Tennessee
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19. Fisk University

Fisk University is a private institution. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 607 and its setting is urban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Fisk University’s ranking in the 2015 edition of Best Colleges is National Liberal Arts Colleges, 165.

Its tuition and fees are $20,858 (2014-15).


When applying to Fisk University, it’s important to note the application deadline is May 1. The application fee at Fisk University is $25. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 21.2 percent.

Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Fisk University is 11:1, and the school has 67.8 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students.

The most popular majors at Fisk University include: Psychology, General; Biology/Biological Sciences, General; English Language and Literature, General; Business/Commerce, General; and History, General.

Student Life

Fisk University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 607, with a gender distribution of 33.6 percent male students and 66.4 percent female students.

Fisk University is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

Campus Services

Fisk University offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance.

Fisk University also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc).

Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Fisk University.

Cost and Financial Aid

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