TU

Tuskegee University

1200 W Montgomery Rd, Tuskegee, United States
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  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
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  • Currently Enrolled
    8
  • Previously Enrolled
    26

Overview of Tuskegee University (TU)

About this school

Tuskegee, founded in 1881, is a private, state-related, comprehensive university. With distinctive strengths in sciences, engineering and the health professions, the university provides education programs of exceptional quality that promote the development of liberally prepared and professionally oriented citizens of the world. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture, Environmental and Natural Sciences; Business, Organization and Management; Engineering, Architecture and Physical Sciences; Liberal Arts and Sciences; and Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and the Health Professions. Its 4,818-acre campus, located in Tuskegee, has been designated a National Historic Landmark.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,485
    • Men:955 (38.4%)
    • Women:1,530 (61.6%)

Location

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Admission Information (TU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Tuskegee University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
4
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
4
History
-
2
Academic Electives
4
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
Recommended
Not reported
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: Used for placement

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1200 West Montgomery Road
City, State, Zip
Tuskegee, AL  36088
Phone
(334) 727-8500
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
April 15
Application Fee
$25
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
53% of 7,529 applicants were admitted
Women
55% of 4,801 applicants were admitted
Men
50% of 2,728 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
655 (16%) of 3,988 admitted students enrolled
Women
421 (16%) of 2,619 admitted students enrolled
Men
234 (17%) of 1,369 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.10
375 And Above
16%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
20%
2.50 - 2.99
27%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |17-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
1%
• Score 24 - 29
20%
• Score 18 - 23
66%
• Score 12 - 17
13%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (TU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $20,320 (53.20346660382793%)
  • Room & Board: - $9,320 (24.402377398999818%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,603 (4.197104181394496%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $6,950 (18.197051815777762%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Tuskegee University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001050
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
655 (87.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
575 (87.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
575 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
290 (50.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$20,500
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 416 (72.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $950
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 416 (72.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,500
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 301 (52.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
295 (39.4%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,500

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,618 (92.4%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,221 (84.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,099 (94.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,050 (50.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
85%
Average Award
$20,500
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,610 (76.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $950
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,495 (71.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,500
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 905 (43.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
728 (25.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,500

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
92%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$26,500
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
38.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
29.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Agriculture, Architecture, Business, Computer Science, Engineering/Technologies
Creative Arts/Performance
Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,610

Academics & Instruction (TU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


194

Part-Time Faculty


13

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


82%

Regular Class Size


  • 10-19 students: - 57% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 16% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 7% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 9% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Not accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Not available

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
375,581

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
1000
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Tuskegee University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


70.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


17.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


37.1%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


46.0%

Programs & Majors (TU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (43)


  • Accounting
  • Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
  • Agricultural Business and Management, General
  • Agriculture, General
  • Agronomy and Crop Science
  • Animal Sciences, General
  • Architecture
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Building/Home/Construction Inspection/Inspector
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Food Science
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Natural Resources Management and Policy
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Plant Sciences, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Poultry Science
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Social Work
  • Sociology

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, English as a second language, Honors program, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Engineering, Psychology, Agriculture

Online Degrees


Forestry

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Master's Programs of Study (17)


  • Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness
  • Agronomy and Soil Sciences
  • Animal Sciences
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Chemistry
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Management Information Systems
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Nutrition
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Plant Sciences
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Veterinary Sciences

Campus Life (TU)

Location & Geography

Population


9,477

Nearest Metropolitan Area


5,000 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
35.8 average low in January, 89.4 average high in September
Rain
108 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
38 mile(s) from campus in Montgomery
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Tuskegee
Nearest Train Station
38 mile(s) from campus in Montgomery

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Men only housing, women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


63% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


30%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Not available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Golden Tiger
School Colors
Crimson and old gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Riflery
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Riflery
Soccer
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, golf, gymnastics, riflery, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Tuskegee University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government, marching band, state clubs, fraternities, sororities

Sororities


8% of women participate

Fraternities


7% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,430

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,485
Women
1,530
Men
955

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.2% Asian
  • 78.4% Black/African-American
  • 0.3% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 0.3% White
  • 20.6% Unknown

International Students


0.3% from 5 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


510

Student Resources (TU)

Study resources