Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, AL 36088

Tuskegee University is a private, not for profit institution, located in Tuskegee, Alabama. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 10,342 and 5,170 students were accepted.

Tuskegee University's in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $18,560 and fees $1,455. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $18,560 and $1,455 respectively.


Campus LocaleTown: Distant
Student to Faculty Ratio14:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate70%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. RN to BSN
  2. BSN

    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.

    Admission requirements

    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 - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 17

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Tuskegee University

LaGrange College
57.23 miles away
Judson College
94.47 miles away
Samford University
94.93 miles away
Wesleyan College
119.82 miles away
Mercer University
122.92 miles away
Emory University
123.8 miles away
Shorter University
129.59 miles away
Berry College
131.77 miles away
Thomas University
150.96 miles away
Brenau University
168.99 miles away


Institutional Accreditations
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
01/01/1933 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
04/01/1957 - Current

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading440 to 560
SAT: Math450 to 550
ACT Composite21 to 22
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations 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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$31,357
30k to 48k$32,265
48k to 75k$34,685
75k to 110k$31,599
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $770.00 $770.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,125.00 $1,125.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Two or more races
Non-resident alien

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

University of Alabama School of Nursing Scholarships

The School of Nursing at UAB several scholarship programs. The School's scholarship portfolio consists of 59 scholarships. 

Shomari Asim Foster Scholarship

Applicants must be full-time students at Tuskegee University. Students must be entering their junior or senior year and enrolled in the College of Business and Information Sciences. Applicants [...]

Nursing Scholarships for Graduate Students

Applicants must be pursuing graduate nursing degrees from the University of South Alabama.

Computer Science Scholars Program

Applicants must be incoming freshmen at Tuskegee University majoring in computer science, information systems or information technology. Students must enroll in computer science courses, have a [...]

Alabama Incentive Grant

Applicants must be incoming freshmen enrolling full-time at Tuskegee University. Students must residents of Alabama. Applicants must have a grade point average of at least 2.6 and scored a 20 [...]

More scholarships

Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Alabama state board of nursing
Tuskegee University
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