Welcome Prospective Students
Below you will find all the
information you need to successfully enroll in the Graduate School here at Tuskegee
Requirements for Admission
Application deadline to the Tuskegee University Graduate Programs
is February 1st. Application
materials are found at http://www.tuskegee.edu/admissions/graduate_application_info.aspx.
REGULAR ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS for the MASTER'S
PROGRAM or the PHILOSOPHY DEGREE
Council establishes the major requirements for admission to Graduate Programs at Tuskegee University
based on the recommendations of the Program Directors. The minimum requirements are as follows:
1. A baccalaureate or professional degree
earned from an accredited college
or university. (The program in Occupational Therapy
(OT) is an exception to this rule).
2. A cumulative grade point average
of 3.00 based on the 4.00 scale grading system
for all previous work.
3. Official transcripts.
4. Personal statement.
(3) letters of recommendation.
7. GRE Scores
*8. ETS/WES Scores (original)
*9. Bank Statement
*10. Affidavit of support
citizens or residents require special consideration for admission
Students should provide three recommendations
from persons acquainted with their academic
program and scholastic ability. These
recommendations should be forwarded directly
to the Director or Chair of the Department in which the applicant
intends to specialize. The Department may set higher standards than the minimum
requirements. These standards are available from the departments.
Graduates of Tuskegee University
or from other accredited institutions, which have substantially the same requirements for the bachelor's degree,
are eligible to seek admission
to a program of graduate studies. The applicant should request that
transcripts be sent to the Graduate Studies and Research Office.
No action will be taken on the applications without all
required documentation. The Admissions Office
will coordinate the processing of the
application materials with the
appropriate graduate department.
The application fee is required
and is non-refundable. Requests for graduate
fellowships and/or assistantships with recommendations should
be submitted to the department in which the student
wishes to specialize. Any offer made to applicants by target units for financial support requires approval of the
GRADUATION RECORD EXAMINATION
The policy of the Graduate School of Tuskegee
University is to accept applicants with GRE verbal and
quantitative scores of 540 and above
on paper test (range 200-800). New GRE scores
based on computer tests (range 130-170) are required
after August 2011 with equivalent score of 156). However, applicants with lower GRE verbal and quantitative scores
are encouraged to submit their scores for consideration by the Graduate
School. Graduate Record Examination scores more than FIVE YEARS
OLD are not acceptable as fulfillment of the
GRE (http://www.ets.org/) is administered worldwide
and in the USA. Information and registration forms may also be obtained from the Testing Office, 100-E Old Administration Building, Tuskegee University, Tuskegee University, Alabama
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: TOEFL scores and WES
who have adequate preparation for graduate study are invited
to apply for admission to Graduate Programs.
A $35 non-refundable application fee is required.
to the other entrance
credentials, applicants whose first language is not English must submit evidence to the GSR Office of adequate
training in the use of English.
would mean a score of at least 500
on the paper-based test, or its equivalent
on Internet-based test (61) and on computer-based test (173) on the TOEFL examination. TOEFL scores are considered official
when they are sent directly to the
Office of GSR from the Educational Testing
Service (ETS). Other copies are not considered official.
Arrangements for taking TOEFL may be made by writing to
TOEFL, Educational Testing Service, Box 6151,
Princeton, New Jersey 08541-6151, USA
All international students applying for admission must
Education Services (WES) in New York, for evaluation and certification.
address is P. O. Box
745, Old Chelsea Station,
York, NY 10011.
International students who are granted admission
to the Graduate Programs may consult with Tuskegee University's Office of International Programs regarding US residency and visa requirements.
ADMISSION AS A NON-DEGREE STUDENT
Admission in this category
is restricted primarily to students who may benefit professionally from additional study at the graduate level.
students may subsequently apply for regular admission to Graduate Programs.
However, the courses taken
non-degree student will not be used
for fulfilling the requirements of the graduate degree.
Students who have been dismissed from the Graduate Programs may enroll as non-degree students. However, the credits earned in this category may not be subsequently
applied toward a graduate degree at Tuskegee University.