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Tougaloo College

Tougaloo, MS

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Overview

Tougaloo College is a 4-year institution located in Tougaloo, MS, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 500 West County Line Road
Tougaloo, MS  39174
United States
Contact Paul Scott
Director of Admissions
Email: pscott@tougaloo.edu
Phone: 601-977-6180

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, Other Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,844
Applied
1,313
Accepted
762
Enrolled
71%
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Female Admissions

1,301
Females Applied
976
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

543
Males Applied
337
Males Accepted
62%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
2.8
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: ACT/SAT

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Early decision plan Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported Yes
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

5,452
Private
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Fees

1,005
Full-time student fees
3,360
Room & board
2,100
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Adults
Employees

Financial Aid

10,500
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,500
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
80%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met

Student Body

762
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
19%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.3%
Black or African American 96.84%
White or Caucasian 0.75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.15%
Two or more races 0.6%
Other 0.15%

Gender

Male (32.41%)
Female (67.59%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Men-only housing
Women-only housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 44%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Founders' Weekend, Humanities Festival and Fall Greek Show

Student Services

Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Pre-Health Club, Student Government Association, Pre-Law Club, Womanhood and Pre-Alumni Club

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark Checkmark
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Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
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Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Checkmark Checkmark
Golf Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
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Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No

Faculty

75
Total Faculty
11:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 55
Part-time - 20
Male - 36
Female - 38
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