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Tougaloo College
  • 4 Year
  • TOUGALOO, MS

Report Card

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

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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 569 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Tougaloo acceptance rate is 56%. Popular majors include Biology, Economics, and Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. Graduating 34% of students, Tougaloo alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $23,100.

About

500 W COUNTY LINE RD
TOUGALOO, MS 39174
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Athletic Division
NAIA
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
56%
Application Deadline
January 1
SAT Range
790-1090
ACT Range
16-21
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Application Website
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Cost

Net Price
$8,037 / 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
$9,182 / 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
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
81%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 16 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 20 responses
75%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 20 responses

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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
569 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
88
Undergrads Over 25
8%
Pell Grant
76%
Varsity Athletes
21%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 13 responses
  • Friendly
    31%
  • Outgoing
    31%
  • Agreeable
    23%
  • High school again
    8%
  • Outgoing
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
83%
Poll
48%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 27 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 30 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • HISTORICAL
    44%
  • Different
    19%
  • Home away from home
    13%
  • Paradox
    13%
  • Prestige
    13%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$27,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
34%
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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