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Tuskegee University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Tuskegee, AL

$19,594

Avg tuition

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About Tuskegee University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

HBCU: YesHistorically Black Colleges and Universities are accredited schools established prior to 1965 whose principal mission was, and is, the education of Black Americans. Explore our HBCU resource hub to learn more.

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Tuskegee University is a small private university located on a rural campus in Tuskegee, Alabama. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,184, and admissions are highly selective, with an acceptance rate of 34%. The university offers 42 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 57%, and a student-faculty ratio of 9:1. Tuition and fees for students are $19,594.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

34% of students were accepted during the 2021-2022 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

80% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2020 and returned in Fall 2021.

Graduation Rate Insight

57% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2015. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Application Considerations

Test scores Required

High school transcript Required

High school rank Recommended

Letter of recommendation Recommended

High school GPA Required

Open admission No

Completion of college prep program Recommended

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

Transfer Credit Policy

Dual enrollment Yes

Credit for qualified life experience* Implied no

Advance placement (AP) credits Yes

*This can include previous jobs, trainings, licenses/credentials, or seminars. You may need to complete an exam or provide a portfolio to earn credit.

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 18-25

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 920-1130

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

0%

Online student enrollment

9:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online Check Bold
On-campus Check Bold
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program. Check Bold

Demographics

Black

85%

Unknown

8%

Two or more races

3%

White

2%

Hispanic

1%

Asian

1%

Non-U.S. Citizen

Information not available

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

65%

Socio-economic diversity

61% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

1

Total Online Enrollment

2

Student Location Breakout

Percent of Programs Online

98% On-campus

2% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates X Bold Not offered

Associate X Bold Not offered

Bachelor's X Bold Not offered

Graduate Certificate X Bold Not offered

Master's Check Bold 6% online

Doctorate X Bold Not offered

Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $19,594 $19,594
Graduate $20,378 $20,378

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2021–2022 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,812
On-campus room and board $9,844
On-campus other expenses $7,654
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $10,055
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $7,654
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $4,855

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $38,904 $38,904
Off-campus without family $39,115 $39,115
Off-campus with family $26,261 $26,261

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

64%

State Grant Aid

2%

Institution Grant Aid

80%

Pell Grant

61%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,144
State Grant Aid $3,035
Institution Grant Aid $2,640
Pell Grant Aid $5,148

Financial Outlook

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

$35k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

Varsity Athletic Teams

NCAA Division II with football

of the overall student body is a member of an athletic team.

Participation

Men Women
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track Field Outdoor
  • Track Field Xcountry
  • Volleyball
  • Baseball
  • Basketball

Degrees Awarded by Program

Degrees given for the 2021-2022 academic year.

1

Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science And Related Fields

BA

MA

DOC

2

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

3

Architecture And Related Services

BA

MA

DOC

4

Biological And Biomedical Sciences

BA

MA

DOC

5

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

6

Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs

BA

MA

DOC

7

Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services

BA

MA

DOC

8

Construction Trades

BA

MA

DOC

9

Education

BA

MA

DOC

10

Engineering

BA

MA

DOC

11

English Language And Literature/Letters

BA

MA

DOC

12

Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences

BA

MA

DOC