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Tuskegee University Admission Requirements

Tuskegee, Alabama

Chances of getting into Tuskegee University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
51.8%
Admission Difficulty for Tuskegee University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into Tuskegee University and can I get accepted? The school has a 52% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 6,132 out of 11,833 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 easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 76 percent. Tuskegee University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at Tuskegee University, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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Tuskegee University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
860-1060
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Tuskegee University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 440
SAT Math 25th 420
SAT Composite 25th 860
SAT Scores for Tuskegee University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 540
SAT Math 75th 520
SAT Composite 75th 1060
Average SAT Score 960

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 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 760. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 960 out of 1600. The school ranks #18 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 0 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Tuskegee University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1060 and Above Good >65%
960 to 1060 Avg + 52%-65%
860 to 960 Avg - 39%-52%
760 to 860 Reach 27%-39%
Less than 760 Low <27%
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Tuskegee University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
65%
ACT Scores for Tuskegee University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 16
ACT Math 25th 16
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for Tuskegee University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 30
ACT Math 75th 30
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 12 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 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #13 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 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Tuskegee University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >65%
22 to 27 Avg + 52%-65%
17 to 22 Avg - 39%-52%
12 to 17 Reach 27%-39%
Less than 12 Low <27%
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Tuskegee University GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.1
Typical High School Grades
B

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. The school ranks #20 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 52% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Tuskegee University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 8,286 3,547 11,833
Accepted 4,418 1,714 6,132
Acceptance Rate 53% 48% 52%
Enrolled 384 178 562
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 9% 10% 9%

Admission Requirements

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

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
P
Point University

East Point, Georgia

L
Life University

Marietta, Georgia

B
Brewton Parker College

Mount Vernon, Georgia

B
Blue Mountain College

Blue Mountain, Mississippi

E
Edward Waters College

Jacksonville, Florida

C
Claflin University

Orangeburg, South Carolina

B
Bethel University

McKenzie, Tennessee

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?

52% of those who apply are granted admission to Tuskegee University. Admission competition is low and the college has 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 1060. 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 17 and 27. 65% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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