Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, MS, USA
3.84 Average Rating

Tougaloo College is a private, historically black institution established in Madison County, Mississippi. The college offers undergraduate degree programs in 29 fields of study, as well as graduate degree programs in both Education and Child Development. Tougaloo’s 15-acre main campus features three historic districts, including the Woodworth Chapel, which is now home to one of two UCC congregations in the state. Students at Tougaloo College can take part in a number of special programs throughout the year, including the Tougaloo Art Colony, the Undergraduate Research Symposium, and the Jackson Heart Study.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • United Church of Christ
  • HBCU
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Small city

0
100
75%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
No

Important Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
70%
Out-Of-State Students
19%
93%
Submitting ACT
7%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 20
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1025
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
809
Total Number of Undergrads
793
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
67%
20-39 Students
32%
0
100
25%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
42%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
9:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$11,623
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$10,600
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$10,600
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$6,400
Books and Supplies
$1400

Aid & Grants

0
100
75%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
86%
Average Aid Per Year
$10,815
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
86%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$5,586
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$7,592

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
72%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$8,397
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$21,875
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$377
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
34%
66%
Student Organizations
8
Size of Town
Small city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
76%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Bulldogs
School Colors
Scarlet/Royal Blue
Varsity Athletics Association
NAIA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Not applicable

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$32,400
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What Students Are Saying

3.84 Average Rating
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.
Dorothy from Jackson, MS
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 to work with if you're a student in need of extra help, and the students are gladly to help you achieve your goals as well. Tougaloo College is where History meets the Future.
LaCreisha from Memphis, TN
Tougaloo College is a very loving environment. This college has wonderful professors that push the students to their highest academic ability. Tougaloo College is very welcoming, and prepares its students for a career after college.
Kaitlynn from Pearl, MS
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 chosen a better institution!
Bethany from Jackson, MS

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