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Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate53%
Acceptance Rate53%

About Tuskegee University

Tuskegee University Overview

Tuskegee University is a private, nonprofit school in a small town setting in Tuskegee, Alabama. Tuskegee University was founded in 1881 and the school presently has around 2,995 students a year, including 2,485 undergrads. Tuskegee University offers housing for up to 1,810 students. Most students live in off campus housing, and 75% of students spend their weekends on campus.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is April 15.

Student Involvement at Tuskegee University

Love music or performing? Join a campus band, sing in a chorus, or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Tuskegee University students can write for the campus newspaperor be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Excited for Greek life? Tuskegee University has fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Tuskegee University has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Tuskegee University on the Student Life page.

2022 Tuskegee University Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 53%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 44%
Tuition $19,594
Percent of Need Met 79%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $11,250

Is Tuskegee University a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how competitive a university is.

Let's take a closer look at these areas to get a better idea of what Tuskegee University offers and if the school might be a good fit for you.

Tuskegee University Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Tuskegee University. Around 53% of applicants get into Tuskegee University each year. Out of 7,529 applications received in 2022, 3,988 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Tuskegee University

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 70% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Tuskegee Universityare still enrolled their sophomore year. 46% of Tuskegee University undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Tuskegee University Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. 80% of graduates from Tuskegee University recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Check with Tuskegee University directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuskegee University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

As of 2022, the total market value of Tuskegee University's endowment was $113.7 million. The average college endowment was $905 million in 2021.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Tuskegee University

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Tuskegee University meets 79% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Tuskegee University full-time are awarded $11,250 a year in financial aid, on average.

The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2022 was around $14,000 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Tuskegee University.

Based on this information, how does Tuskegee University sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Tuskegee University a good school for you?

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Where is Tuskegee University Located?

Tuskegee University is located in the small town setting of Tuskegee, Alabama.

If you would like to see Tuskegee University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 85 to Tuskegee, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Montgomery.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Tuskegee University and Tuskegee are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1200 West Montgomery Road Tuskegee, AL 36088

Campus Setting: Small Town

Tuskegee University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Apr 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Tuskegee University is Apr 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Tuskegee University is Apr 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Tuskegee University ACT Scores


ACT Range

17 - 22

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

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22 and Above


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17 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Tuskegee University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Tuskegee University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Tuskegee University SAT Scores


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Tuskegee University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Tuskegee University is like? There are approximately 2,995 students enrolled at Tuskegee University, including 2,485 undergraduate students and 510 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 40% percent are from AL and 60% percent of students are from other states.


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