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Tuskegee University Admission Requirements

Tuskegee, Alabama

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Chances of getting into Tuskegee University

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
61%
Admission Difficulty for Tuskegee University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsExtremely Easy
Applicant CompetitionLow
How hard is it to get into Tuskegee University and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Tuskegee University is 61%.  It ranks #8 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Tuskegee University is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 6,793 out of 11,113 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 72 percent (SAT 860/1045 ACT 18/24). Tuskegee University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.1. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 7% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Tuskegee University application fee is $25 and applications are due by Jun 15.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Tuskegee University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.

Tuskegee University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
860-1045
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Tuskegee University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 410
SAT Composite 25th 860
SAT Scores for Tuskegee University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 525
SAT Math 75th 520
SAT Composite 75th 1045
Average SAT Score 950

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Tuskegee University?

Tuskegee University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 83 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 860 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 770. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 950 out of 1600. Tuskegee University ranks #17 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Tuskegee University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1045 and Above Good >73%
952 to 1045 Avg + 61%-73%
860 to 952 Avg - 48%-61%
768 to 860 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 768 Low <35%
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Tuskegee University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
65%
ACT Scores for Tuskegee University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for Tuskegee University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Tuskegee University?

Admission data indicates that Tuskegee University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #14 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 65 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Tuskegee University.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Tuskegee University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >73%
21 to 24 Avg + 61%-73%
18 to 21 Avg - 48%-61%
15 to 18 Reach 35%-48%
Less than 15 Low <35%
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Tuskegee University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.1
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Tuskegee University?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into Tuskegee University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Tuskegee University was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #22 in Alabama for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Tuskegee University accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

Similar Requirements

High School Class Rank

60% of Tuskegee University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Tuskegee University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 20%
Top 25% of class 60%
Top 50% of class 100%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Admission Statistics

Tuskegee University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,779 3,334 11,113
Accepted 4,753 2,040 6,793
Acceptance Rate 61% 61% 61%
Enrolled 323 162 485
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 8% 7%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 15, 2022
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 15, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Tuskegee University is $25.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Tuskegee University and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Tuskegee University Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Tuskegee University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=102377 IPEDS survey data for Tuskegee University.

FAQs

Does Tuskegee University prefer SAT or ACT?

65% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Tuskegee University?

61% of those who apply are granted admission to Tuskegee University. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Tuskegee University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 860 and 1045. 0% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Tuskegee University?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 18 and 24. 65% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.