Tuskegee University in Top Rankings

Founded in 1881, Tuskegee University is an independent institution of higher education located in Tuskegee, Alabama (USA). It offers a wide range of courses in engineering, natural and physical sciences, health sciences, business and computer science, and many more.

Tuskegee is fully accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the following programs are accredited by national agencies: Business, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Education, Architecture, Engineering, Occupational Therapy, Nursing, Social Work, and Veterinary Medicine.


- Placed in Tier 1 and ranked 12th among Baccalaureate Colleges in the South (U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges 2010).

- Rated the No. 1 institution in the state of Alabama and 6th in the nation among historically black institutions by U.S. News and World Report (2009). It is also rated 7th in the South for the Best Baccalaureate College and 8th in the South for Great Schools, Great Prices.

- In 2008 the university was named as one of the best colleges in U.S. by Princeton Review.

- Placed among the top 25 of the "Top 50 Colleges for African Americans" in Black Enterprise’s October 2004 issue. It is the only Alabama school to earn a place on the coveted list.

- Placed among the top 100 baccalaureate-degree-producers of minority and African-American students in the nation, according to the Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. It is also placed among the top 20 for producers of African Americans receiving baccalaureate degrees in biological and biomedical sciences. Overall, it is ranked in the top 30 among historically black colleges and universities producing African-American recipients of baccalaureate degrees (2006).

- Placed in the top 25 producers of Black baccalaureate graduates among Historically Black Colleges and Universities nationwide, according to the 2003 edition of Black Issues in Higher Education. It is also is rated No. 1 in the state of Alabama in producing Black baccalaureates in math, engineering, biological and life sciences.

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