About Tuskegee University
Tuskegee University is an independent and state-related institution of higher education. The programs here serve a student body that is coeducational as well as racially, ethnically and religiously diverse.
The academic programs are organized into five colleges and two schools:
- The College of Agriculture, Environment and Nutrition Sciences
- The Andrew F. Brimmer College of Business and Information Science
- The College of Engineering
- The College of Arts and Sciences
- The College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health
- The Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science
- The School of Education
The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS); and the following programs are accredited by national agencies: Architecture, Business, Education, Engineering, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, and Veterinary Medicine. Of special note is the fact that Tuskegee University is the only independent, historically black university with four engineering programs that are nationally accredited by the Accreditation Board of Engineering and Technology (ABET), the major accrediting body for the engineering sciences.
Tuskegee University's Chemistry program is also one of only a few among Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU's) that is approved by the American Chemical Society.