Graduates earn 141 degrees from Fisk University


About 26.2 percent of the 141 degrees and certificates handed out by Fisk University in 2017-18 were to students in psychology programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Nashville conferred 34 bachelor's degrees and 3 master's degrees in psychology programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in general psychology. Data shows the school gave out 34 bachelor's degrees in general psychology, followed by 32 bachelor's degrees in general business/commerce and 18 bachelor's degrees in general biology/biological sciences.

The university enrolled 701 students for 2017-18, including 664 in undergraduate programs and 37 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Psychology, General
34
3
37
Psychology total
34
3
37
26.2
Business/Commerce, General
32
-
32
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services total
32
-
32
22.7
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
18
1
19
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
4
-
4
Biological And Biomedical Sciences total
22
1
23
16.3
Physics, General
6
3
9
Chemistry, General
5
2
7
Physical Sciences total
11
5
16
11.3
English Language and Literature, General
7
-
7
English Language and Literature/Letters total
7
-
7
5
Sociology
5
-
5
Political Science and Government, General
-
-
-
Social Sciences total
5
-
5
3.5
Fine/Studio Arts, General
4
-
4
Music, General
1
-
1
Music Performance, General
-
-
-
Visual and Performing Arts total
5
-
5
3.5
Computer and Information Sciences, General
4
-
4
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services total
4
-
4
2.8
General Studies
4
-
4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities total
4
-
4
2.8
Spanish Language and Literature
3
-
3
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics total
3
-
3
2.1
Mathematics, General
3
-
3
Mathematics and Statistics total
3
-
3
2.1
History, General
2
-
2
History total
2
-
2
1.4
Special Education and Teaching, General
-
-
-
Music Teacher Education
-
-
-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
-
-
-
Education total
-
-
-
-

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