Tuskegee University

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$19,594
2022 Average Net Price
$35,596
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
3.8%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
29.7%
12,043 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,570
93.9% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
67.3%
440 Graduates

About

Tuskegee University is a higher education institution located in Macon County, AL. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Tuskegee University were Registered Nursing (62 degrees awarded), Mechanical Engineering (40 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (37 degrees).

In 2022, 535 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Tuskegee University. 69.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 30.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was black or african american (447 degrees), 24.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (18 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Tuskegee University is $19,594, which is $−4,402 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Tuskegee University is $19,594, which is $−4,402 less than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $35,596.

In 2022, 96% of undergraduate students attending Tuskegee University received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$19,594
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Tuskegee University was $19,594. The cost of tuition at Tuskegee University is $−4,402 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$35,596
2022 Value
3.55%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Tuskegee University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $35,596. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Tuskegee University grew by 3.55%.

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Other Student Expenses

$9,950
Room and Board
$1,812
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Tuskegee University was of $9,950 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,812. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

96%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

96% of undergraduate students at Tuskegee University received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 380% with respect to 2021, when 20% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

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3.8%
2019 Default Rate
28
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Tuskegee University was 3.8%, which represents 28 out of the 736 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Tuskegee University received 12,043 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 40.1% annual growth. Out of those 12,043 applicants, 3,575 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 29.7% acceptance rate.

There were 2,570 students enrolled at Tuskegee University in 2022. 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Tuskegee University has an overall enrollment yield of 14.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

29.7%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,575
Accepted Out of 12,043

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Tuskegee University was 29.7% (3,575 admissions from 12,043 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 34.2%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 40.1%, while admissions grew by 21.6%..

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SAT Scores

8%
Submission Percentage (2022)
40
Scores Submitted (2022)

8% of enrolled first-time students at Tuskegee University in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Tuskegee University had a total enrollment of 2,570 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Tuskegee University is 2,412 students and the part-time enrollment is 158. This means that 93.9% of students enrolled at Tuskegee University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Tuskegee University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 84.4% Black or African American, 2.37% Hispanic or Latino, 1.98% White, 1.79% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.623% Asian, and 0.35% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Tuskegee University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (56.9%), followed by Black or African American Male (34.2%) and Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders Female (1.66%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (43%), followed by Black or African American Male (10.1%) and White Female (7.28%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

93.9%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Tuskegee University in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,570 students. The full-time enrollment at Tuskegee University is 2,412 and the part-time enrollment is 158. This means that 93.9% of students enrolled at Tuskegee University are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Tuskegee University was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Tuskegee University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    2,168 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    61 enrolled students
  3. White
    51 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Tuskegee University is 84.4% Black or African American, 2.37% Hispanic or Latino, 1.98% White, 1.79% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, 0.623% Asian, and 0.35% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 211 more women than men received degrees from Tuskegee University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Tuskegee University is black or african american (447 degrees awarded). There were 24.8 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (18 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Tuskegee University is Registered Nursing (62 degrees awarded), followed by Mechanical Engineering (40 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (37 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Tuskegee University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering (78 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), and Biology (46 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tuskegee University are Software developers (485,740 people), Physicians (479,978 people), Other managers (450,242 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (370,862 people), and Civil engineers (292,370 people).

The most specialized majors at Tuskegee University in 2022 are Engineering (78 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), Biology (46 degrees), Human Sciences (9 degrees), and Physical Sciences (7 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tuskegee University are Podiatrists, Surgeons, Physicians, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Tuskegee University are Engineering (78 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), Biology (46 degrees), Human Sciences (9 degrees), and Physical Sciences (7 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Tuskegee University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (585,991 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (545,365 people), Computer Systems Design (533,866 people), Architectural, engineering & related services (483,237 people), and Construction (389,918 people).

The most specialized majors at Tuskegee University are Engineering (78 degrees awarded), Construction (16 degrees), Biology (46 degrees), Human Sciences (9 degrees), and Physical Sciences (7 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Tuskegee University.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 62 degrees awarded
  2. 40 degrees awarded
  3. 37 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Tuskegee University was Registered Nursing with 62 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

162
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
373
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 162 degrees were awarded to men at Tuskegee University, which is 0.434 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (373).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 24 degrees were awarded to men at Tuskegee University in Mechanical Engineering, which is 1.41 times more than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 61 degrees were awarded to men at Tuskegee University in Registered Nursing, which is 61 times more than the 1 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

28%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 28% of students graduating from Tuskegee University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 52% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Hispanic or Latino Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Tuskegee University is Female and Hispanic or Latino (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. Black or African American
    447 degrees awarded
  2. White
    18 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Tuskegee University is black or african american (447 degrees awarded). There were 24.8 times more black or african american recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white (18 degrees).

9.53% of degree recipients (51 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. Black or African American Female
    320 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Male
    127 degrees awarded
  3. White Female
    14 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Tuskegee University is black or african american female (320 degrees awarded). There were 2.52 times more black or african american female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american male (127 degrees).

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Operations

Tuskegee University has an endowment valued at nearly $143M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−7.77%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Tuskegee University had a total salary expenditure of 143M. Tuskegee University employs 73 Associate professors, 65 Assistant professors and 48 Professors. Most academics at Tuskegee University are Male Associate professor (41), Female Assistant professor (36), and Male Professor (35).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tuskegee University are: Management, with 71 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 71 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 55 employees.

Endowment

$143M
2022 Endowment
7.8%
decline from 2021

Tuskegee University has an endowment valued at about $143M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Tuskegee University declined 7.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $96.3M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$50M
2022 Salaries
7.41%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Tuskegee University paid a median of $50M in salaries, which represents 34.9% of their overall expenditure ($143M) and a 7.41% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$15.1M
Instructional Salaries
194
Number of Employees

In 2022, Tuskegee University paid a total of $15.1M to 194 employees working as instructors, which represents 30.2% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
73 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
71 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Tuskegee University were Associate professor with 73 employees, Assistant professor with 65 employees, and Professor with 48 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Tuskegee University were Management with 71 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 71 employees, and Business and Financial Operations with 55 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Tuskegee University was Male Associate professor with 41 employees, Female Assistant professor with 36 employees, and Male Professor with 35 employees.

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