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Fisk University


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Fisk University
1000 17th Ave North, Nashville, TN 37208-4501
General Information615-329-8500
TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Awards OfferedBachelor's degree, Postbaccalaureate certificate, Master's degree
Campus SettingCity, Large
Campus HousingYes
Student Population 580 (519 undergraduate)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11 to 1

Mission Statement

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.
Special Learning Opportunities Religious Affiliation
ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
Study abroad
Teacher certification
Not applicable
Student Services Undergraduates registered as students with disabilities
Remedial service
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
3 percent or less
Credit Accepted Historically Black College or University
Dual credit
Advanced placement credits
Faculty and Graduate Assistants Full-timePart-time
Total Faculty 7017
Instructional 5515
Research and Public Service 152
Total Graduate Assistants -0
Instructional -0
Research and Public Service -0