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Tougaloo College Stats, Info and Facts

Quick Facts

918 students

35% admitted

  • 891 full time
  • 27 part time
  • 328 men full time
  • 563 women full time
  • 3,075 applied
  • 1,075 admitted
  • 204 enrolled

912 Undergraduates

$9,740 tuition/year

  • 6 Non-Degree
  • $9,740 in state
  • $478 fees
  • $6,330 room & board
  • $1,300 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

At a Glance

Religious affiliation: United Church of Christ
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit
Campus Setting: Southeast Mid-size city
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Historically Black College or University: HBCU
Level of Institution: Four or more years
Calendar: Semester
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • LaCreisha from Memphis, TN
  • 0
  • Tougaloo College is a very prestige college in the state of Mississippi so being a student there we show pride and respect towards our school. The teachers are very hardworking,easy…

  • May-22-2012 Read More
  • Dorothy from Jackson, MS
  • 0
  • Professors are helpful, and available to the student. The small classes are helpful to older students. The online classes are helpful the those who work and are unable to attend some classes.…

  • Aug-30-2012 Read More
  • Bethany from Jackson, MS
  • 0
  • Tougaloo College has been an awesome experience for thus far. With its rich history, and outstanding academic programs, I have been very happy with my decision. I could have not…

  • May-24-2012 Read More
  • Marcus from Terry, MS
  • 0
  • Tougaloo College is a place where students can bond with the students on campus. It is a small college which makes it easy to fellowship with others. This college makes…

  • May-31-2012 Read More
Mission Statement

Tougaloo College is a private, coeducational, historically black, church-related, but not church controlled, four-year liberal arts institution located on West County Line Road on the northern edge of the city of Jackson, Missisisippi.
Founded in 1869 by the American Missionary Association, Tougaloo College was chartered on the principles that it be accessible to all irrespective of their religious tenets, and conducted on the most liberal principles for the benefit of our citizens in general. Tougaloo acknowledges and respects its traditions, remains dedicated to the equality of all people, and continues to be a value-oriented community where students are guided by a concerned faculty and staff. The members of this community apply current knowledge to prepare students for lifelong learning related to new information and emerging technologies, as well as humane standards in a global society.
Tougaloo offers an undergraduate curriculum designed to encourage students to apply critical thought

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 2
  • Oneisha from Belzoni, MS
  • Jul-31-2011 I am a past student here

    I was only here for a summer program. During this time I was able to get a feel of the college, but I think an extended stay would have improved my appreciation of TC.

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  • Mousetta from Macon, MS
  • Jun-23-2011 I am a current student here

    Contrary to popular belief, I love being on a small campus. I enjoy being here more that being out at a big school with everything going on.

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