Fisk University

Nashville, TN (TN Tribune)–U.S. News and World Report has ranked Fisk University at the number 9 spot among Best HBCUs Nationwide. The rankings are based on 7 measures of academic quality, including outcome measures, graduate indebtedness, assessment by administrators at peer HBCUs, faculty resources, financial resources, student excellence, and alumni giving.

“Moving up rankings is a true reflection of the University’s commitment to student success and outcomes, and we are thrilled that these efforts are being recognized through the rankings of U.S. News and World Report,” said President Vann Newkirk. “The continued success and achievements of the University is a testament to the hard work and dedication our faculty and staff members have to the University’s strategic plan and success of our students in and out of the classroom.”

The University also landed at the number 13 spot for Top Performers on Social Mobility and ranked in the top 150 among National Liberal Arts Colleges.