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Tuskegee University Demographics & Diversity

Tuskegee, Alabama

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Tuskegee University are mostly Black with a small Asian population. The school has very low racial diversity. 100% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Tuskegee University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Tuskegee University students
Race Percent of Students
White 0%
Black 90%
Hispanic 0%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 86% more female students than male students enrolled at Tuskegee University with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Tuskegee University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Tuskegee University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Tuskegee University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 929
Women 1,725

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Tuskegee University serves a high number of out-of-state students with 75% of the student body residing outside of Alabama or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Tuskegee University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 25%
Out of State 75%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$54,155 per year

88% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 4.2%
Part time Undergrads 2.2%

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