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Tougaloo College
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  • 4 Year
  • TOUGALOO, MS

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Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade C+
  3. Diversity
    grade B minus
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade B minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Tougaloo is a private, Christian college located in Jackson, Mississippi. As a historically black college, Tougaloo has a strong history of and commitment to the education of black Americans. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 678 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Tougaloo acceptance rate is 71%. Popular majors include Sociology, Economics, and Biology. Graduating 50% of students, Tougaloo alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,100.

About

500 W COUNTY LINE RD
TOUGALOO, MS 39174
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference

Tougaloo College Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Tougaloo Admissions

Acceptance Rate
71%
Application Deadline
January 1
SAT Range
740-990
ACT Range
15-22
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No data available  
Application Website
No data available  

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Cost

Net Price
$12,590 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$9,653 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 14 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 18 responses
78%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 18 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
678 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
30
Undergrads Over 25
6%
Pell Grant
78%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 11 responses
  • Agreeable
    27%
  • Friendly
    27%
  • Outgoing
    27%
  • High school again
    9%
  • Outgoing
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 25 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 28 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 14 responses
  • HISTORICAL
    43%
  • Different
    21%
  • Paradox
    14%
  • Prestige
    14%
  • Home away from home
    7%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$27,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
50%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
89%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 11 responses

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