Tuskegee University Admission Requirements

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for Tuskegee University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

Can I get into Tuskegee University? The school has a 50% acceptance rate. Last year, 5,170 out of 10,342 applicants were admitted making Tuskegee University a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants.  Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 54 percent. Tuskegee University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Tuskegee University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 970
SAT Scores for Tuskegee University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1180
SAT Scores you need to get in

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

Tuskegee University typically requires applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 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 865. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1075 out of 1600. 51 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Tuskegee University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1180 and Above Good >63%
1075 to 1180 Avg + 50%-63%
970 to 1075 Avg - 37%-50%
865 to 970 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 865 Low <26%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Tuskegee University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for Tuskegee University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 22
ACT Math 75th 22
ACT Composite 75th 22
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 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 22 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 92 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Tuskegee University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Tuskegee University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
22 and Above Good >74%
21 to 22 Avg + 50%-74%
21 to 21 Avg - 50%-50%
21 to 21 Reach 50%-50%
Less than 21 Low <50%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You will 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. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Tuskegee University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.

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Admission Statistics

Tuskegee University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,736 3,606 10,342
Accepted 3,466 1,704 5,170
Acceptance Rate 51% 47% 50%
Enrolled 429 222 652
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 13% 13%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Tuskegee University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Tuskegee University Admission 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.