Tuskegee University
Tuskegee, AL 36088-1920


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,851
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 14:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,806 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Tuskegee University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 10,342 applications and only 5,170 students were granted admission. Tuskegee University is at the #48 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 92% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 51% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT890 to 1110
ACT21 to 22

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Tuskegee University's tuition was $18,560 for all students regardless of residency (30.7% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 97% of Tuskegee University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 89% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,500 (which is 20.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Tuskegee University in 2016-2017, was 388, which is 65% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $3,780 (which is 35.9% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Tuskegee University has enrolled a total of 2,851 students (2,750 students full-time and 101 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,851 students, 72 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 38% men and 62% women and 2,393 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 458 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 12 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

Black/African American: 71%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 23%

White: 3%

Asian: 1%

Hispanic: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Two or more races: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Tuskegee University.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 19% 41
Natural Resources And Conservation 14% 31
Engineering 12% 27
History 7% 16
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences 7% 15
Physical Sciences 5% 11
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 4% 8
Mathematics And Statistics 4% 8
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 3% 6
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences 2% 5

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Tuskegee University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Tuskegee University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $27,800. Last year, out of the total 804 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 748 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 933 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 840 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $27,800 $35,300
Employment Rate 93% 90%
Total Graduates 804 933

Campus Location

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Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Tuskegee University.

Amridge University
27.5 mile away
Faulkner University
29.8 mile away
Huntingdon College
34.1 mile away
Point University
43.4 mile away
LaGrange College
57.2 mile away
Talladega College
73.1 mile away
Concordia College Alabama
76.6 mile away
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