Tuskegee University is a nonprofit private historically black institution located in Tuskegee, AL. Many historically black colleges and universities (also known as HBCUs) were founded after the civil war to provide newly freed African Americans with educational opportunities. As a land grant institution this school is among larger public institutions in the state of Alabama. Enrollment at Tuskegee University is nearly two thousand annually.
A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:
- Health And Clinical Professions
- Agriculture Operations
- Biological And Biomedical Sciences
- Business And Marketing Studies
To be considered for admissions, you may be required to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit test scores or other school records, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. A SAT or ACT exam is required prior to applying, with scores between 1198 to 1490 for the SAT exam and in a range of 17 to 22 for the ACT exam is typical among students accepted to this school. 64% of those who apply are admitted to Tuskegee University, of which 44 percent choose to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at tuskegee.edu.
The cost of tuition is nearly $20,000 per year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and as such students should use the school's net price calculator to get a better idea of their costs. Students at this school may qualify for aid which is usually scholarships, grants, and loans.
The Tuskegee University Golden Tigers participate in a number of athletic programs, within the NCAA. Athletic programs available:
- Baseball (NCAA Division II)
- Basketball (NCAA Division II)
- Track & Field (NCAA Division II)
Contact information, tuition information, areas of study, and much more may be accessed on school's website at www.tuskegee.edu.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may provide a better idea of the candidates Tuskegee University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Tuskegee University has a total student population of about 3,000. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 20% enrolling as graduate students and 83% as undergraduate students.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Annual tuition estimates are between $19,000-$22,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
- Part time students pay in the range of $770 to $920 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||94%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||77%||$5,857|
|Receiving Student Loans||71%||$1,251|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo help support students, Tuskegee University may offer services to students including:
- Academic counseling for students
- Student employment
- Helping students find work after graduation
Tuskegee University has an overall graduation rate which is around 44%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||17%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||19%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||8%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- * Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1957)
- Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
- * Accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (since 1980)
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 1992)
Tuskegee University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:
- Baseball (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf)
- Basketball (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf)
- Track and Field (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf)
- Football (Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf)
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Tuskegee University by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Public Administration and Social Services
Other 4-Year Private Colleges
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- Auburn University in Auburn, AL (18 miles away)
- Auburn University - Montgomery in Montgomery, AL (27 miles away)
- Alabama State University in Montgomery, AL (34 miles away)
- Columbus State University in Columbus, GA (45 miles away)
- Troy University in Troy, AL (46 miles away)
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Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Tuskegee University for official up-to-date information.