Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q. When should I apply?
The priority application date is March 1 for Fall admission. For Spring admission, the priority date is October 30, and for Summer admissions, the filing date is April 30. However, applications are reviewed throughout the year and will be considered up to four weeks prior to the registration period.

Q. How much is the application fee?
The application fee for freshmen, transfer, and graduate admissions is $25, which is non-refundable. The application fee for international students is $35, which is non-refundable.

Q. Does the university accept fee waivers?
Tuskegee University does not accept fee waivers.

Q. What are the requirements for freshmen admissions? For transfer admissions? For international admissions?
Candidates for freshmen admissions must submit:
  • Completed application and a $25 non-refundable application fee
  • Official high school transcript(s)
  • Official ACT or SAT scores
  • minimum 3.0 GPA
  • 21 ACT
  • 1000 SAT
Candidates for transfer admissions must submit:
  • Completed application and a $25 non-refundable application fee
  • Official ACT or SAT scores
  • Official transcript(s) from all colleges attended
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Completion of 12 credit hours
International applicants must submit:
  • Completed International Student Application and a $35 non-refundable application fee
  • Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 500 (paper based) or 173 (computer based)
  • An official WES translated transcript(s)
  • Affidavit of Support
  • Completion of additional requirements and procedures indicated on the International Student Application
Q. Is Tuskegee University accredited? If so, by whom?
Yes, Tuskegee University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Q. How many undergraduate programs does Tuskegee University offer? How many Master programs?
Tuskegee University offers thirty-nine undergraduate programs and twelve master programs.

Q. What are considered your top programs?
Tuskegee University has distinctive strengths in science, engineering, veterinary medicine and other professions at the university.

Q. How safe is the campus?
Tuskegee University maintains a safe campus environment with the help of the 24-hour University Police Department.

Q. Are there campus tours for prospective students?
Yes, tours can be arranged by appointment through the Office of University Ambassadors by calling (334) 727-8347, Monday-Friday between 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. (CST).

Q. Does Tuskegee University have summer programs?
Yes. Summer enrichment programs are available in engineering, computer science, veterinary medicine and in natural sciences.

Q. What is Tuskegee University's enrollment?
Tuskegee University has approximately 3,000 students enrolled from across the U.S. and abroad.

Q. What is the student-faculty ratio?
The student-faculty ratio at the university is 13:1

Q. What is the female-male ratio?
The female-male percentage at the university is approximately 57% female and 43% male.

Q. What type of degrees are awarded at the university?
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Master of Science
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Q. What sports does Tuskegee University offer?
  • Men Sports: football, basketball, baseball, tennis, cross country and track and field
  • Women Sports: basketball, softball, volleyball, tennis, cross country and track and field
Q. Does Tuskegee University provide transportation to students who do not have a car?
Yes. The university offers shuttle service for students to the surrounding areas, and is available to outside transportation services to and from area airports.

Q. Are students allowed to have vehicles on campus?
Tuskegee University students are allowed to bring their cars on campus. Decals are required and can be purchased through the University Police Department for that academic year for a fee. Students must park their car in the designated Student Parking areas.

Q. Does Tuskegee University accommodate students with disabilities?
Yes, Tuskegee has reasonable accommodations and services which may include buildings which are handicapped accessible. Services may include extra time for exams, special seating arrangements, a class note taker, extended time for papers/projects, frequent one-on-one conferences, and/or alternate format materials (i.e. taped recorded classes, taped texts, etc.) Accommodations and services are designed to meet each individual needs.