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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B-
  3. Diversity
    C+
  4. Campus
    D-
  5. Athletics
    C
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    B-
  9. Dorms
    D-
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    C-
  12. Safety
    B-
Tougaloo College is ...
Private not-for-profit, HBCU, Calvinist/Reformed
Athletic Division
NAIA Division I
Athletic Conference
Gulf Coast Athletic Conference
Address
500 W County Line Rd
Tougaloo, MS 39174
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Tougaloo College Rankings

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
52%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
850-1180
ACT Range
16-24
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$12,453/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,747/ year
  • $30-48k
    $13,502/ year
  • $49-75k
    $16,368/ year
  • $76-110k
    $19,902/ year
  • $110k+
    $20,520/ year
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Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
79%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.14 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.16 responses
75%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.16 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
812Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
81%
Varsity Athletes
9%
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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
81%
Poll
43%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.23 responses
Poll
46%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.26 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 12 responses
Report
  • HISTORICAL
    42%
  • Different
    25%
  • Paradox
    17%
  • Prestige
    17%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$25,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
42%
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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Tougaloo has a lot to offer academically. I was very impressed during the summer science program I attended in 2017. My greatest accomplishment was my ability to be the student during the summer science program to receive the overall student achievement. Not only was I surprised, I was absolutely elated. I value the academic challenge Toygaloo offers. Tougaloo is a private historic kept secret and many people are not aware of the opportunity that this great HBC can offer. The alumni association is also very encouraging and supportive in more ways than one, but I also have to say the campus can use a more modern updated look. Tougaloo has been around a long time and mostly all funds come from private donors, with that in mind I understand that the funds are used for people like me to be funded for college books, housing and etc and that can be very costly. If I could change just one thing I would surely hope this would be the one thing that could possibly be changed.
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Tougaloo College is such an outstanding school with many perks. The academic system that they have established here sets high standards that requie the students to earn everything that they are given. This college helps each individual learn, prosper, and become great assets to many business & other establishments after graduation. Its an awesome school to attend!
Tougaloo is a wonderful school! You get to know your professors and they work with you to make sure you are successful in everything you do.