Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, MS

Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, MS

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Tuition & Fees

$22,088

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
8%
18-23
50%
12-17
40%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

74%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,028
Declined 1,523
Total Received 2,551
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Private

793

undergraduate students

107

graduate students

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School Facts

Tougaloo College, founded in 1869, is a private, historically black college that offers a liberal arts curricula. Its 500-acre campus is located in Tougaloo, on the northern borders of Jackson, MS.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 900
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational
Historically Black college/university yes

500-acre campus in Tougaloo (population: 2,111). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Jackson-Evers International

Tougaloo College
500 West County Line Road
Tougaloo
39174

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
66%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • concert choir
  • Student Government Association
  • gospel choir
  • NAACP
  • Pre-Alumni Club

Top Events

  • Founders' Weekend
  • Humanities Festival
  • Honor's Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
30%
Top 1/2
57%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

24-29
8%
18-23
50%
12-17
40%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 2.8

Selective

40%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,028
Declined 1,523
Total Received 2,551

Admissions Factors

Very Important

standardized test scores

Considered

character/personal qualities
recommendation(s)
talent/ability

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
application essay
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $11,044
Room & board $6,400
Additional fees $11,044
Books & supplies $1,350
Other fees $2,490
Total $32,328
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Financial Facts

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Tuition guarenteed plan yes
Tuition prepayment plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Tennis
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Softball

Intramural Sports Women

Cheerleading, Softball

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Athletic Conference

NAIA

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
African-American/Black Studies
Art/Art Studies, General
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Computer Science
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

900

total students

81%

in-state

19%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

88%

793
students

Female
74%
588

Male
39%
312

12%

107
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

872
students

Female
66%
572

Male
34%
300

4%

28
students

Female
58%
16

Male
42%
12

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 29%
Student 5 year graduation rate 14%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
98%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino

78

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • On-campus employer recruitment

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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