Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, Mississippi

Tougaloo College Overview

Student population

Address500 W County Line Rd
Tougaloo, MS
School Websitewww.tougaloo.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Midsize

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingNo
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Tougaloo College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Tougaloo, Mississippi that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 1,914 students applied to Tougaloo College. Of those students, 1,769 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Tougaloo College was $10,130, in addition to fees of $470. This number excludes room and board. The school does not provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Tougaloo College.

Tougaloo College has a 35% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Tougaloo College Requirements

Academic standards

Very High

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Applicants admitted

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The Tougaloo College acceptance rate is 92%. To put this into perspective, 1,769 of the 1,914 students who applied to Tougaloo College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Tougaloo College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Tougaloo College had an SAT score between the range of 790 and 1,100. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Tougaloo College was between 16 and 23 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Tougaloo College as part of their application.

Tougaloo College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Tougaloo College, the tuition for in-state residents is $10,130. Combined with fees of $470, room and board costs of $6,400, other expenses of $4,440 and the $1,400 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $10,600 in tuition.

Students at Tougaloo College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Tougaloo College was $6,133 last year, with 78% of students being awarded federal aid. This shows that if you apply for federal aid, you have a good chance of receiving it.

Tougaloo College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Tougaloo College.

Tougaloo College has a good gender split, with 68% of undergraduates being female and 32% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Mississippi residents; in fact, 70% of all students reside in Mississippi. However, 28% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Tougaloo College is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Tougaloo College Popular Majors and Programs

SOCIAL SCIENCES
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, FITNESS, AND KINESIOLOGY
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
PSYCHOLOGY
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
HISTORY

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