Tuskegee University

Tuskegee, Alabama, United States
Tuskegee University is a private, historically black university (HBCU) located in Tuskegee, Alabama, United States. It was established by Booker T. Washington. 

About

History

The school was founded on July 4, 1881, as the Tuskegee Normal School for Colored Teachers. This was a result of an agreement made during the 1880 elections in Macon County between a former Confederate Colonel, W.F. Foster who was running on the democratic ticket and a local Black Leader and Republican.

Education

Tuskegee University offers 40 bachelor's degree programs, 17 master's degree programs, a 5-year accredited professional degree program in architecture, 4 doctoral degree programs, and the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The university is home to over 3,100 students from the U.S. and 30 foreign countries. Tuskegee University was ranked among 2015's best 379 colleges and universities by The Princeton Review and 5th among the 2015 U.S. News & World Report best HBCUs.

Research

Welcome to the Office of Research which is headed by the Vice President for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies, who reports to the president of the university through the Provost. The Office is responsible for the development and implementation of aggressive plans  to insure that Tuskegee University’s research capability and annual research funding from federal agencies and other sources are substantially enhanced and making sure that Tuskegee University is in complete compliance with state and federal regulations in implementing research and other sponsored programs.

Master's Programmes

Agriculture & Forestry (2)
Environmental Studies & Earth Sciences (2)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (2)
Computer Science & IT (1)
Journalism & Media (1)

Student Life

Sports facilities

The mission of intercollegiate athletics at Tuskegee is to provide athletic programs that contribute in an effective and meaningful manner to the achievement of the broader goals of the University. The Athletic programs should enhance the total educational experience of students, promote the retention and matriculation of students, advance the reputation of Tuskegee, and cultivate loyalty and support of students, alumni and the community at large.

Tuskegee, Alabama, United States

Other Degrees