If you are considering submitting an applicationto Fisk University, the regular decision application deadline is August 1 and the fee for the application costs $25. Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
Fisk University offers early decision but not early action Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Fisk University is amoderately difficult school to get into. Fisk University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Fisk University **accepted 81% of students, around 2,431 of the 3,004 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Fisk University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengthsand any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Fisk University must submit the following items. Double check with Fisk University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for some||Details (if any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Fisk University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.
Out of all students that were admitted, 36.9% submitted a class rank. At Fisk University 14.9% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 46.2% were in the top 25% and 74.3% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Fisk University, students GPAs fall in the following ranges|
Fisk University is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2016, 43% of Fisk University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 60% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
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To be most competitive at Fisk University, you should strive to earn between 17 and 23 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 23 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Fisk University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 23, and three out of four students scored lower than 23 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Fisk University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Fisk University.
Transfer students can enroll in Fisk University during the following terms: Fall Term Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Fisk University?
Students who are admitted to Fisk University must attend in the term they start. Deferring admissions is not encouraged. If you have a unusual circumstance, contact the admissions department..
Does Fisk University accept transfer credits?
Fisk University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.
Does Fisk University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Fisk University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) creditsand Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Fisk University?
Fisk University. is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
How hard is it to get into Fisk University? Fisk University is a somewhat selective institution. The Fisk University acceptance rate is 81%. This means that the institution accepts 80 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Fisk University is Aug 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Fisk University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 23 and above have a good chance of getting into Fisk University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 23 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Fisk University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.1. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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