Fisk University

country rank  1012
world rank  3046

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University Overview

Founded in 1866, Fisk University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Nashville (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Tennessee. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Fisk University is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Fisk University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 152 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. Fisk University also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1866
Motto Her sons and daughters are ever on the altar
Colours Gold and blue

University Location

Address 1000 17Th Avenue North
Nashville (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
37208-4501 Tennessee
United States
T +1 (615) 329 8500
F +1 (615) 329 8715

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 1000 17th Avenue North
Nashville 37208-3051
+1 (615) 329 8665
800 443 3475

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 50-99
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant United Church of Christ - www.ucc.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Fisk University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)

Academic Structure

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