PO Box 1239 Tuskegee, AL 36088 334-727-8500
http://www.tuskegee.edu admiweb@tusk.edu
About Tuskegee University
  • Year of Foundation 1881
  • Size of Campus 5200 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,510
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57% 43% 72%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $16,100
  • Room and Board $7,570
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $25
  • Enrollment No. 2,475
Tuskegee University- "the pride of the swift, growing south." Founded in a one room shanty, near Butler Chapel AME Zion Church, thirty adults represented the first class Dr. Booker T. Washington the first teacher. The founding date was July 4, 1881, authorized by House Bill 165. We should give credit to George Campbell, a former slave owner, and Lewis Adams, a former slave, tinsmith and community leader, for their roles in the founding of the University.
Social Life And Activities
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Organization
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 8
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of frat chapter houses 4
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus N/A
  • Number of students in fraternities 8
  • Percent students who are frat members 6%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Delta Mu; Alpha Kappa Delta; Alpha Kappa Mu; Beta Kapp Chi; Beta Gamma Sigma; Eta Kappa Nu; Epsilon Tau Sigma; Gamma Sigma Delta; Golden Key; Kappa Delta Pi; Lambda Iota Tau; Nursing; Pi Sigma Phi; Phi Delta Kappa; Phi Zeta Kappa; Pi Mu Epsilon; Pi T
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 4
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Chapel
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus Tuskegee University (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Montgomery, Alabama (30), Atlanta Georgia (133)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
Student Housing
  • Type of housing provided for students women's dorms (14%), men's dorms (12%), apartments for married students (10%), apartment for single students (15%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 46%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 22%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 32%
  • Number of students using college housing 55%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
Campus Services
  • Museums George Washington Carver Museum, General Daniel "Chappie" James
  • Number Of Microforms 23,000
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 200
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 310,000
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in all classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 400
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 400
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, birth control, religious
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 53,000
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 1,000
  • Computer Courses No
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Does the school discourage student employment N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs General Dynamics, Eastman Kodak, Amoco Oil, Ford Aerospace Co., Bechtel Power Company, Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year 40%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 21%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,540
  • Employed Students after 2 years 60%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Rural