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S M T W T F S

Fisk University

DR. H. JAMES WILLIAMS
PRESIDENT

1000 17th Ave North, Nashville, TN 37208-3051
(615) 329-8500 - Phone
Admission Contact Information:
(615) 329-8665- phone
(615) 329-8774 - fax
Toll-Free - (888) 702-0022
www.fisk.edu

Fisk University is Nashville's oldest institution of higher education and currently
ranks in the top 10% of all liberal arts institutions in the nation and "#1 Liberal Arts
HBCU in Research" according to Washington Monthly. Fisk ranked in the top 20% of
650 higher education institutions and is the highest ranked HBCU on Forbes' "2013
Top Colleges List." The Princeton Review's "Best Southeastern Colleges" publication
has included Fisk in its rankings for twenty-one consecutive years. Of the 1,400
liberal arts institutions ranked by U.S. News and World Report, Fisk is at #145 in the
elite Tier One group and #4 on the list of "The Best Historically Black Colleges and
Universities (HBCUs)." The Fisk/Vanderbilt Masters-to-PhD program awarded six
students PhDs in Physics and related disciplines during 2012-2013. According to
the National Science Foundation, Fisk produces more African-Americans who go on
to earn doctoral degrees in the natural sciences than any school in the nation.

Vital Statistics

Fall 2013 Enrollment: Graduate 34 - Undergraduate 611

Percent of Students Receiving Financial Aid From Any Source: 90%

Tuition and Fees: $20,448

Room and Board: $9,849

Founded: 1866

Degrees Offered: Bachelor's, Master's

Number of Degrees Awarded Summer 2012 to Spring 2013: 86

Student to Faculty Ratio: 12 to 1