Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, MS

Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, MS

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Tuition & Fees

$10,861

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
500
25th
380
75th
490
25th
360
75th
22
25th
13
75th
20
25th
16
75th
22
25th
15
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undergraduateRatios

35%

male

65%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,313
Declined 531
Total Received 1,844
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Private

778

undergraduate students

21

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1869, Tougaloo College is a private historically Black college offering a liberal arts curriculum. Its 500-acre campus is located in Tougaloo, on the northern borders of Jackson, MS.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 799
Established in 1869
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Other
Historically Black college/university yes

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Tougaloo College
500 West County Line Road
Tougaloo, MS
39174

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
76%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
85%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
500
25th
380
75th
490
25th
360
75th
22
25th
13
75th
20
25th
16
75th
22
25th
15

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final deadline) July 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,313
Declined 531
Total Received 1,844

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

95%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$9,798

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $10,384
Room $4,000
Board $2,400
Additional fees $477
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $18,661
Average Financial Aid - $9,798
Total with Avg. Aid $8,863

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $9,118,110
State $221,570
Institutional
Other external
Total $9,339,680

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $2,293,470
Other external
Total $2,293,470

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 601 977-7766
F: 601 977-6164
finaid@tougaloo.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, cheerleading competition squad, flag football, power lifting, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NAIA, Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Development. yes yes yes
Computer Science. yes
Economics, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
History, General. yes
Mass Communication/Media Studies. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music, General. yes
Physics, General. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other. yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Sociology
  2. Psychology
  3. Biology

Programs Offered

  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

799

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

97%

778
students

Female
65%
503

Male
35%
275

3%

21
students

Female
100%
21

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

93%

722
students

Female
65%
466

Male
35%
256

7%

56
students

Female
66%
37

Male
34%
19

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
97%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

21%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of Some

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: November 1

Summer: April 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

64

sesmeter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 15
Countries most often represented China
Egypt
Ghana
Jamaica
Japan
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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