52%

Acceptance Rate

$4,640

Avg.Financial Aid

001050

FAFSA Code

About Tuskegee University (TU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

3,026

Website

www.tuskegee.edu

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SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Tuskegee University which is located in Tuskegee, AL is a private, historically black university offering several courses to the students. Tuskegee University occupies a total area of about 5,200 acres. Tuskegee University was founded in the year 1881. The motto of the Tuskegee University is Scientia Principatus Opera and its official colors are crimson and gold. Out of total 2,877 (Fall 2019) students enrolled at TU, 2,394 belong to undergraduate courses while 482 are postgraduate students. Tuskegee University is home to an ethnically diverse student body. At TU around 89% are Black or African American, 6% belong to an unknown race or ethnicity, and 2% belong to two or more races. Further, around 97% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 64% of the students are females and 36% are males. In its 139 years of existence, TU has produced several known personalities like George Washington Carver (Chemist, Inventor), Lionel Richie (Record producer, Musician), Claude McKay (Poet, Writer), and Lonnie Johnson (Inventor). Tuskegee University's sporting teams are affiliated to NCAA Division II – SIAC. A total of 117 programs are currently offered by the varsity to the students. It includes both the residential as well as online programs. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.), ADiA (American Dietetic Association), AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association), and CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs). $126 million (2018) is the total value of endowment of the Tuskegee University.

Location & Contact

Address

Kresge Center 3rd Floor

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 3347278011
Fax: 3347275276
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Tuskegee University at the 648th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

52%

SAT Range

860 - 1060

ACT Range

17 - 27

Application Fee

$25

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

None

The admission to Tuskegee University is easy and the students can make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $25. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 880-1098 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 18 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Tuskegee University is 20. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920, or call (334) 727-8011.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$34,743

Average Annual Cost

$19,210

Books And Supplies

$1,656

Other Fees

$2,960

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$9,650

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,907

Total One Year Cost

$39,383

The next two things to keep in mind before applying to TU are the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $40,855 per year. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($22,614), books and supplies ($1,812), room and boarding ($9,844), and budget for other expenses ($6,480). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

70%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$6,639

Faculty Overview

60%

Male Professors

40%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Animal Sciences

50 Graduates

Psychology, General

49 Graduates

Biology, General

45 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

30 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

24 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

22 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

22 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

22 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

21 Graduates

Architecture

19 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

19 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

17 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

15 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

12 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

11 Graduates

Education, General

10 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

10 Graduates

Construction Management

8 Graduates

Sociology

8 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

8 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

7 Graduates

Political Science and Government

7 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

7 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

Social Work

6 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

5 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

4 Graduates

Physics

3 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

2 Graduates

History

2 Graduates

Computer Science

1 Graduates

Economics

1 Graduates

Mathematics

1 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

2,529

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

6%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

36%

US National: 44%

Female

64%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

0% White

11% Unknown

85% Black

1% Hispanic

0% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

1% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

2% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

76%

Out Of State

24%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$54,155 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 97% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

97%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$4,450/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,200/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,200/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Golden Tigers/Tigerettes

School Colors

crimson and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conf

Total Male Athletes

174

Total Female Athletes

91

Intramural Sports

N/A

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $9,844 per year. Tuskegee University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at TU costs around $5,200 per year. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 36% male and 64% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$28,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$35,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$27,250

$42,500

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$283 - 441

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

74%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,640

Students Receiving Federal Grants

43%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,144

Students Receiving State Aid

5%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,485

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

26%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,621

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$5,248

$30K - $48K

$3,368

$48K - $75K

$2,516

$75K - $110K

$4,300

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$496,210

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$1,996,242

The financial aid department of Tuskegee University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $3,018, whereas the financial aid is $4,949. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $6,363 and institutional aid worth $4,949. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at TU based on students' financial needs add up to $496,210 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $1,996,242.

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