Admissions Information

The application fee is $35 for applying undergraduate school and $50 for graduate school at Fisk University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$35
Graduate Application Fees$50
Admission Informationwww.fisk.edu/admissions
Online Applicationwww.fisk.edu/admissions/apply
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 93.41% and the yield is 11.54%. 852 men and 2,182 women applied to Fisk University and 795 men and 2,039 women students were accepted. Among them, 100 men and 227 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2019). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants3,0348522,182
Admitted2,8347952,039
Enrolled327100227
Acceptance Rate 93.41%93.31%93.45%
Yield 11.54%12.58%11.13%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2019-2020, 109 students (33% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 218 students (67%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 580 and the 25th percentile is 470. The SAT Math score is 570 (75th) and 460 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 24 (75th percentile) and 18 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing470580
SAT Math460570
ACT Composite1824
ACT Math1723
ACT English1725
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Fisk University are very low when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,203, ACT: 73 - Private (not-for-profit) Baccalaureate College - Arts & Sciences).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA and High School Rank. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Fisk University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRecommended
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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