Tuskegee University: Review & Facts

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Tuskegee University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 3,120 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1881 and is the only school located in Tuskegee, Alabama.

Tuskegee University is one of the Historically Black College or University institutions (HBCU).

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
49
At Tuskegee University you can get your bachelor's degree, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

Tuskegee University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 49 majors. The most popular concentrations are Veterinary, Biology, Engineering, Agriculture, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
73%
The student retention rate at Tuskegee University is fair at 73% (well above Alabama average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Tuskegee University is low - 41%.

Student to faculty ratio at Tuskegee University is pretty good - 12:1. Find out more information on faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$18,900
Average tuition cost is fairly high - around $18,100 annually. The additional fees at Tuskegee University beyond tuition are around $800; this totals $18,900 a year.

Read the details about Tuskegee University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
65%
As reported in recent data, 2,815 applications were submitted and 1,816 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Tuskegee University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
F
Tuskegee University provides study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Tuskegee University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
Tuskegee University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 2,400 students, which provides a good on-campus housing opportunity.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Tuskegee University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Tuskegee University appears to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Tuskegee University Location and Maps



Post Address: Tuskegee University, Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920, USA
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