Tuskegee University

Private, Four-years School Located in Tuskegee, AL

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How much is the Tuskegee tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Tuskegee's tuition & fees is $23,440.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $42,750 when a student lives on-campus.

Tuskegee Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$23,440
Books & Supplies Costs$1,812
On-campus Room & Board$9,844
On-campus Expenses$7,654
Off-campus Room & Board$10,055
Off-campus Expenses$7,654
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$24,296

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Tuskegee for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $102,640 at Tuskegee. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $172,632. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $83,593.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$24,296$41,794$20,717
Sophomore (2024-25)$25,184$42,682$20,835
Junior (2025-26)$26,103$43,601$20,957
Senior (2026-27)$27,057$44,555$21,083
4 Years Total$102,640$172,632$83,593
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$25,184$42,682$20,835
Sophomore (2025-26)$26,103$43,601$20,957
Junior (2026-27)$27,057$44,555$21,083
Senior (2027-28)$28,045$45,543$21,214
4 Years Total$106,389$176,381$84,089
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$26,103$43,601$20,957
Sophomore (2026-27)$27,057$44,555$21,083
Junior (2027-28)$28,045$45,543$21,214
Senior (2028-29)$29,070$46,568$21,350
4 Years Total$110,275$180,267$84,604
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$27,057$44,555$21,083
Sophomore (2027-28)$28,045$45,543$21,214
Junior (2028-29)$29,070$46,568$21,350
Senior (2029-30)$30,131$47,629$21,491
4 Years Total$114,303$184,295$85,138
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$28,045$45,543$21,214
Sophomore (2028-29)$29,070$46,568$21,350
Junior (2029-30)$30,131$47,629$21,491
Senior (2030-31)$31,232$48,730$21,637
4 Years Total$118,478$188,470$85,691

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Tuskegee' tuition is slightly higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Alabama, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $15,848.
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuskegee University$23,440
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Alabama Four-years Colleges$15,034
Public Schools$7,408$14,073
Private Schools$15,848

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Tuskegee and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Tuskegee UniversityTuskegee, AL$23,440$24,224
Edinboro University of PennsylvaniaEdinboro, PA$15,062$17,835
Stephens CollegeColumbia, MO$28,200$9,900
Mount Saint Joseph UniversityCincinnati, OH$36,650$14,495
Rhode Island CollegeProvidence, RI$26,519$18,230
Touro UniversityNew York, NY$21,810$14,160
University of DubuqueDubuque, IA$40,065$9,020
Our Lady of the Lake UniversitySan Antonio, TX$31,728$18,498
Delaware State UniversityDover, DE$20,250$14,976
Naropa UniversityBoulder, CO$34,600$22,450
Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN$14,219$15,113

Financial Aid and COA

At Tuskegee University, 2,094 students (96%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $20,334.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Tuskegee is $22,416 for students living on-campus and $22,627 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 545 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $6,328 and the average amount of student loans is $5,826.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$42,750
COA (off-campus)$42,961
Tuition & Fees$23,440
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$19,310
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$19,521
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$22,416
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$22,627
Average Financial Aid$20,334
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship2,09496%$20,334
Pell Grants1,25057%$5,266
Federal Student Loan1,36162%$7,331
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid545100%-
Grants or Scholarships53598%$6,328
Federal Grants32660%$5,163
Pell Grants32459%$3,780
Other Federal Grants17833%$2,576
State/Local Grants204%$2,435
Institutional Grants53097%$3,120
Student Loan Aid31458%$5,826
Federal Student Loans31458%$5,826
Other Student Loans0--

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Tuskegee's acceptance rate is 34.20%. A total of 8,597 applicants applied to and 2,940 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 551 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 18.74%.
To apply to Tuskegee, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 4 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations and Formal demonstration of competencies.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants8,5972,456$6,141
Admitted2,940882$2,058
Enrolled551194$357
Acceptance Rate34.20%35.91%33.51%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)18.74%22.00%17.35%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesRecommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are required to apply to Tuskegee. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,025 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 22.
Its SAT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is slightly lower than the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th
SAT Total1,0259201,130
National Average1,168
Alabama Average1,119
SAT EBRW525470580
SAT Math500450550
ACT Composite221825
National Average24
Alabama Average22
ACT Math201623
ACT English211725

Student Population

Tuskegee University has a total of 2,570 students including 2,100 undergraduate and 470 graduate students. By gender, there are 929 male students and 1,725 female students attending Tuskegee. The school offers online degree programs and 2 students enrolled online exclusively (0.08% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,654 9291,725
Undergraduate2,184 8161,368
Graduate470 113357

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressKresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, AL
Phone334-727-8011
WEBwww.tuskegee.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered66 Programs
Graduate Program Offered23 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate29.69%
Yield14.91%
Student Population2,570
Graduation Rate67%
Retention Rate76% (Full-time), 67% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate7 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties236 (Full-time), 45 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs711 (Full-time), 56 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$66,128
Average Staff Salary$49,704