Tuskegee, Alabama

Tuskegee University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Tuskegee University

Acceptance Rate

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

How hard is it to get into Tuskegee University and can I get accepted? The school has a 50% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in Alabama for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 5,515 out of 10,960 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 66 percent. Tuskegee University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Tuskegee University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for Tuskegee University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for Tuskegee University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1040

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

Tuskegee University typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 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 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #18 in Alabama for highest average SAT composite score. 28 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
1130 and Above Good >63%
1035 to 1130 Avg + 50%-63%
940 to 1035 Avg - 37%-50%
845 to 940 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 845 Low <26%
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Tuskegee University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for Tuskegee University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
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 #18 in Alabama for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 74 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
24 and Above Good >63%
21 to 24 Avg + 50%-63%
18 to 21 Avg - 37%-50%
15 to 18 Reach 26%-37%
Less than 15 Low <26%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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. 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 50% of students who apply.

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Admission Statistics

Tuskegee University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,390 3,570 10,960
Accepted 3,791 1,724 5,515
Acceptance Rate 51% 48% 50%
Enrolled 476 273 749
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 16% 14%

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.