Tuskegee University is one of the twenty-one private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Alabama. The campus is located in Tuskegee town.According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 3,289 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 749 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 509 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 68%). Every year 52% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.
Tuskegee University's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $19,210, and fees were $2,960. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $19,210 and $2,960 respectively.
|Campus LocaleDistant Town|
|Number of Students3,289|
|Student to Faculty Ratio14:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
The BSN Program is approved by the Alabama Board of Nursing and accredited by the NLNAC. Students are exposed to a curriculum that enables them meet maximum professional and intellectual growth .This is achieved by the program being offered in an environment that encourages creativity, critical thinking and development of analytical skills. Graduates from the program can work anywhere across the globe.
The programs curriculum includes liberal arts, basic sciences and professional courses. On Successful completion of the program a student earns a baccalaureate of Science Degree in Nursing.The whole program takes a total of 139 hours covered in four academic years. The core course include: Pharmacology, Fundamentals of Nursing, Adult health, Mental Health and Nursing Research.
The program is conducted in two phases. Students admitted to the university do not necessarily qualify for admission to the BSN Program. High school graduates must have a GPA of 3.00 and above, a score of 1000 or above on the SAT or its equivalent, completion of 1 unit of Biology, 1 unit of Chemistry and 2 units of Mathematics and meet the general requirements for admission to the University.
To gain admission to the professional phase, students must apply before November 10 for admission in the summer session. They must have earned a CGPA 3.0 and above, a grade of C and above in the pre nursing courses and successful completion of the TEAS exam with a score of 80% or above.
Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)
|Number of Graduates|
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges|
01/01/1933 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
04/01/1957 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||860 to 1060|
|ACT||18 to 24|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$780/credit|
|In State Students||$780/credit|
|Out of State Students||$780/credit|
|In District Students||$1,165/credit|
|In State Students||$1,165/credit|
|Out of State Students||$1,165/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 95% of Tuskegee University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||25%||$1,800|
|State Grant & Scholarships||3%||$7,338|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||20%||$11,208|
|Federal Student Loans||63%||$3,500|
$30,847Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$32,296|
|$30,001 to $48,000$33,503|
|$48,001 to $75,000$33,596|
|$75,001 to $110,000$34,166|
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing.