Tuskegee University

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Tuskegee University is a historically black college found in Tuskegee, AL. Tuskegee University has an enrollment of nearly 3,100 students.

An ACT or SAT exam may be required before applying to this institution. Scores in the range of 800 (25th percentile) to 1030 (75th percentile) on the SAT and in the range of 18 (25th percentile) to 22 (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 3.14 for accepted students. Approximately 40 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Tuskegee University, and from those that were granted acceptance about 18 percent continued on to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at tuskegee.edu.

Overall Tuskegee University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012


The overall acceptance rate for Tuskegee University was reported as 35.1% in Fall 2012 with over 10,000 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 - 22
  • Average GPA: 2.89 - 3.14

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 2020 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2020-2021 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Tuskegee University has been on a downward trend over the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 59.0%
  • 2009-2010: 59.7%
  • 2010-2011: 64.1%
  • 2011-2012: 64.5%
  • 2012-2013: 35.1%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2020-2021: 52.6%

How Does Tuskegee University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Tuskegee University is fifty-eight percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Huntingdon College62.8%
Point University53.5%
LaGrange College58.4%
University of Montevallo87.3%
Georgia Southwestern State University68.0%

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 2012)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Tuskegee University (Fall 2012)

ACT®Score Range
English17 - 22
Math16 - 22
Composite Score18 - 22
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