Tuskegee University

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Tuskegee University is a historically black college found in Tuskegee, AL. Tuskegee University has an enrollment of nearly 3,000 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 880 (25th percentile) to 1098 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 18 (25th percentile) to 23 (75th percentile) on the ACT is typical among applicants accepted to this school. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Tuskegee University average GPA ranges from 2.89 to 3.18 for accepted students. Approximately 50 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Tuskegee University, and from those that were granted acceptance about 9 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .tuskegee.edu.

Overall Tuskegee University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Tuskegee University was reported as 51.7% in Fall 2020 with over 10,800 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 18 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Tuskegee University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Tuskegee University is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2024 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2024-2025 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Tuskegee University has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 50.0%
  • 2017-2018: 50.3%
  • 2018-2019: 51.8%
  • 2019-2020: 51.7%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2024-2025: 47.7%

How Does Tuskegee University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Tuskegee University is ten percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Huntingdon College59.3%
Alabama State University97.0%
Point University28.9%
LaGrange College48.8%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Tuskegee University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading460 - 558
Math420 - 540
Total Score880 - 1098
ACT®Score Range
English17 - 24
Math16 - 22
Composite Score18 - 23
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