Tuskegee University

Tuskegee University is a private, historically black university located in Tuskegee, Alabama, USA; established by Booker T. Washington. The campus has been designated as the Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site, a National Historic Landmark. Tuskegee University's campus is the only school in the United States to hold this distinction. Tuskegee University offers 40 bachelor's degree programs, 17 master's degree programs, a 5-year accredited professional degree program in Architecture, 4 Doctoral degrees programs, and the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. The university is home to over 3,100 students from the U.S. & 30 foreign countries. Tuskegee University is ranked among the 2015 Best 379 Colleges & Universities by the Princeton Review & 5th among the 2015 U.S. News & World Report Best HBCU's.

The campus of Tuskegee University was designed by architect Robert R. Taylor, the first African American to graduate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The university is home to the Tuskegee Airmen & Scientist George Washington Carver . Distinguished alumni include Academy Award & Grammy winner Lionel Richie, Olympic Gold Medalist Alice Coachman, Congressman Alexander N. Green, Four Star General Daniel "Chappie" James Jr., Radio Host Tom Joyner, National Book Award Winner Ralph Ellison & Super Soaker Inventor Lonnie Johnson.

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