Facts About Fisk
- U.S. News & World Report recently moved Fisk to rank 118 and into tier one in its 2008 rankings of 266 American liberal arts institutions.
- Fisk is ranked fifth among the 81 schools listed in U.S. News and World Report’s “Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Top Schools.”
- A recent National Science Foundation study revealed that Fisk alumni earned more doctorate degrees in the natural sciences than African-American graduates from any other college or university in the nation.
- Fisk has an annual economic impact of $42 million on its local community.
- Fisk ranks in the top 23% of all institutions in the United States receiving federal science and engineering research funds.
- For the past ten years, Money Magazine has included Fisk on its “100 Best College Buys” list.
- Fisk ranks in the top-fifty baccalaureate institutions in producing African-American science and engineering doctoral degree recipients.
- For the sixteenth-consecutive year, Fisk has been selected for inclusion to the “Best 361 Colleges” by the Princeton Review.
- Over 10% of Fisk’s 2006 & 2007 graduating classes (the maximum allowed) were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.
- Fisk is ranked 1st of moderately selective colleges when it comes to graduating low-income students.
 National Science Foundation
 2006 – U.S. Department of Education technical report entitled Economic Impact of the Nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities
 2007 – National Science Foundation: Fisk Institutional Profile
 2007 – National Science Foundation