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Fisk, founded as the Fisk School in 1866, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 40-acre campus, listed with the National Register of Historical Landmarks, is located on a hill overlooking downtown Nashville.

Website: www.fisk.edu/

Private
Co-ed
805
Undergraduate
Students
(65.2%) 525 Women
(34.8%) 280 Men
49
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
81% of 3,004 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.10
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
21 average
17-23 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$32,270
Tuition and Fees
$21,480
Room and Board
$10,790
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Freshman Award
$14,181
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$6,147
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
46
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 56% of classes
10-19 students: 17% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Nashville Population
624,496
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
82% of all students
Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Bulldog
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
88.0% Black/African-American
3.1% Hispanic/Latino
1.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0.7% White
6.5% Unknown
International Students
Not reported
First-Year Students Returning
82.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
37.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
26.0%
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