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Study at Tuskegee University

Tuskegee University is located in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States. It was founded in the year 1881. Students are offered degrees through the five academic colleges of the university, which are:
  • College of Agricultural, Environmental and Natural Sciences
  • College of Business and Information Sciences
  • College of Engineering, Architecture and Physical Sciences
  • College of Liberal Arts and Education
  • College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health
Students of Tuskegee University can participate in sports such as basketball, baseball, football, softball, cross country, track, tennis, and volleyball. The university's athletic teams are called the Golden Tigers. There are several Greek organizations including Kappa Alpha Psi, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Sigma Gamma Rho, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.

Profile of Tuskegee UniversityTuskegee, Alabama is home to Tuskegee University. Tuskegee is a town not particularly near any major cities. The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at Tuskegee University go up to the Doctoral degree.

Course Topics

Students commonly pursue studies in medicine, science, engineering, animal science and care, and conservation and resource management.

Tuskegee University Selectivity

Prospective students are advised that admissions are not open to all; the school selects from among qualified applicants. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 390. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 380 and 490. Since a large share of students are from out-of-state, you can assume Tuskegee University has broad appeal.

FacultyThe school maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. Tuskegee University has a tenure system for senior faculty.

Student Enrolment

The school has 2, 936 enrolled students . Tuskegee University has a large minority student population.

Student LifeThe school has a residential or campus feel. Tuskegee University offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. The school values student athletics, and belongs to the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference.

Tuskegee University Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Engineering75mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, aerospace engineering, materials science
Medicine67veterinary medicine, veterinary sciences
Business and Management61sales and marketing, business management, management science, finance, accounting, marketing
Science50biology, chemistry, physics
Animal Science and Care36animal science
Liberal Arts29history, political science, English, economics, sociology
Family and Social Work22social work, food and related services
Nursing and Emergency Medicine20registered nursing
Therapy and Counselling13psychology
Conservation and Resource Management11environmental studies, forest management
Architecture and Planning11architecture
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy7occupational therapy, dietitian
Education and Teaching6elementary school teaching, English teaching, education, physical education teaching, math teaching, education of emotionally disturbed
Hospitality5hospitality management
Computer Science and Engineering5computer science, computer and info science
Construction Trades3building inspection and management
Agricultural Science and Management3agricultural economics
Medical Support and Technology2clinical lab tech, medical staff tech
Landscaping and Horticulture1soil science
Contact: Tuskegee UniversityTuskegee University

Kresge Center 3rd Floor

Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

General Phone: (334) 727-8011


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