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Experience the Spirit of Tuskegee


or 125 years, Tuskegee University has elevated the academic lives of its students, nurturing their youthful ambition, inspiring creative ideas and equipping them with the knowledge and skills necessary to not only earn a degree but to launch a career.

It is a University with a noble heritage, fast-paced present and promising future. These are exciting times, and Tuskegee wants you to take part, particularly as Tuskegee University continues the theme “Celebrating 125 Years of Excellence and Service.”

Prospective new students are invited to take a first-hand glimpse at Tuskegee’s academic excellence, world-changing research, athletic prowess, and contemporary living and learning environment during the Fall and Spring Open Houses for Prospective Students.

The Office of Admissions invites all interested public and private high schools, homeschoolers, college transfers and others hoping to pursue their academic goals at Tuskegee to attend the 8:30 a.m. event or to visit

Tuskegee University is a state-related, independent institution of higher learning with a diverse student body of approximately 3,200 hailing from 45 states and 29 foreign countries.

Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to confer baccalaureate, master’s, professional and Ph.D. degrees, Tuskegee offers over 50 areas of study and 14 graduate programs.

National and specialized accreditation and approvals are enjoyed by the University’s programs of study that also benefit from some 20 academic honor societies throughout the University’s five Colleges: the College of Agricultural, Environmental and Natural Sciences; College of Business and Information Science; College of Engineering, Architecture and Physical Sciences; College of Liberal Arts and Education; and College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health.

Tuskegee is ranked as one of America’s “Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review’s Best 351 Colleges said it has the “best quality of life” of any Alabama school.

Black Issues in Higher Education found that Tuskegee is No. 1 in the state of Alabama in conferring the coveted “first professional degree” regardless of predominate ethnic group. In addition, Black Enterprise magazine lists Tuskegee as one of the Top 25 Colleges for African-Americans.

Significant improvements to the campus are a reflection of the success of the $150 million Campaign for Tuskegee that raised $169 million. Many new initiatives are also under way as a result and as an outgrowth of the Campaign’s extension, the ongoing $60 million Legacy Campaign that includes a $12 million top-of-the-line College of Business and Information Science facility.

Because technology is always in motion, Tuskegee invests literally millions in its computer technology infrastructure. The University’s fiber optics network connects every classroom and residential room to the Internet with high-speed access.

Today’s students, who demand quality and contemporary learning environments, enjoy at Tuskegee the educational benefits of such state-of-the-art technological capabilities as smart electronic classrooms, well-equipped laboratories and virtual library research of holdings in the University’s fully refurbished Ford Motor Company Library/Learning Resource Center.

They enjoy the beauty of recently renovated residential facilities that pay homage in both design and furnishings to the suite-style and apartment-style living that this generation of students desire.

Visit Tuskegee during one of our Open Houses. To find out more, visit or call 1-800-622-6531.

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