About Fisk University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Fisk University cost?

Fisk University Cost of Attendance
In-state $21,480
Out-of-state $21,480
On-Campus Room and Board $10,790
Off-Campus Room and Board $9,406
Average Annual Cost $17,980
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
Over $110,000

Fisk University Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 95% $19,622
Federal Grants 56% $5,231
Pell grants 55% $4,648
Other federal grants 18% $2,010
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 13% $5,141
Institutional grants or scholarships 91% $16,814
Student loan aid 68% $6,632
Federal student loans 65% $6,050
Other student loans 3% $10,637

Fisk University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Attend a summer program 119 Up to $4,500
Have perfect attendance for a year 186 Up to $750
Play a sport 133 Up to $600
Do community service 248 Up to $75
Do an extracurricular activity 246 Up to $1,120
Visit a college campus 253 Up to $6,000
Take a foreign language class 148 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 118 Up to $6,000
Take a challenging class 274 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Fisk University Admissions

What is Fisk University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 78%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions 27% of applicants
SAT Reading 420-540
SAT Math 400-470
SAT Writing 410-560
ACT Submissions 73% of applicants
Composite Score 17-22

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Fisk University Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 819
Living on campus
Transfer Students 24%
Under Age 25 46%
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Black or African American
Hispanic or Latino
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Fisk University Graduation Success


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About Fisk University

Fisk University produces graduates from diverse backgrounds with the integrity and intellect required for substantive contributions to society. Our curriculum is grounded in the liberal arts, and our faculty and administrators emphasize the discovery and advancement of knowledge through research in the natural and social sciences, business and the humanities. We are committed to the success of scholars and leaders with global perspective.


1000 17th Ave North
Nashville, TN

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Baccalaureate Colleges
Setting Large City
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify